Creating a Climate-Smart Capital Region

The Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative (CRC) is a multidisciplinary network of local and regional agencies, organizations, businesses and associations working together to advance climate mitigation and adaptation efforts in their own communities and throughout California’s Capital Region.

New Resources & Upcoming Opportunities

Quarterly Workshops

Each quarter, CRC hosts a workshop on timely and relevant topics that bring together the region’s leaders
and experts for informative presentations and interactive discussions.

Capital Region Climate News & Resources

Stay up-to-date on the latest news, funding opportunities, resources, and events to support your efforts to create a climate-smart and resilient Capital Region!

Most Recent Newsletter: May 28, 2021

PSA Campaigns

Join the CRC as we disseminate Heat Safety Safety and Awareness information and tips through our social media networks! You can follow CRC on facebook at @capclimate and Twitter at @cap_climate.

Capital Region Working Groups

Members of the Capital Region community are organizing for monthly meetings around topic areas such as Building Electrification and Extreme Heat to coordinate our region’s approach to these climate issues. Groups are open to the public.

Welcome to our newest members!

Green Technical Education & Employment
Green Technical Education and Employment (Green Tech) is a community-based, non-profit organization registered with the United States government as a 501 c3 corporation charged with providing quality workforce skills, education and health strategies to maintain sustainable communities.
SACOG
The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is an association of local governments in the six-county Sacramento region. Its members include the counties of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba and the 22 cities within. SACOG provides transportation planning and funding for the region, and serves as a forum for the study and resolution of regional issues. In addition to preparing the region’s long-range transportation plan, SACOG approves the distribution of affordable housing in the region and assists in planning for transit, bicycle networks, clean air and airport land uses. Notable initiatives include the Green Region Plan– for reducing transportation emissions and addressing regional mobility issues – and Green Means Go – Sacramento Region’s Greenhouse Reduction Pilot Program, among numerous others. Learn more about their Regional Plans here and Projects here.
Renee DeVere-Oki, Program Manager for SACOG, will serve as the primary representative for CRC.
Sacramento Regional Transit

Founded in April 1973, Sacramento Regional Transit operates over 80 bus routes, 43 miles of light rail serving 52 light rail stations, and ADA paratransit services within Sacramento County. In 2019, SacRT’s annual ridership was 21 million passengers and it has been continually recognized for its regional collaboration and innovation. Henry Li, SacRT’s General Manager/CEO, served on the Mayor’s Commission on Climate Change, and during CRC’s last webinar/quarterly meeting, SacRT shared their response to COVID-19 and recent developments.

Sacramento Association of Realtors

Sacramento Association of REALTORS (SAR) was founded in 1908 and its mission is to enhance the ability of its members to practice their profession ethically and effectively, to serve the community, and to protect private property rights. SAR initiatives include the REALTOR Action Fund, SAR Commercial, SAR Community Foundation (which focuses on supporting sustainable initiatives, among other projects) and the SAR Scholarship Fund. Further details on SAR’s community projects can be found here. SAR’s Chief Executive Officer, David Tanner, was a Commissioner with the Mayor’s Commission on Climate Change in 2020.

Join the Collaborative

Join a dynamic and diverse network working to create a resilient and vibrant Capital Region! We provide targeted assistance to help our members enhance their own climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts while fostering coordination and collaboration across the region.

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