Speak Out: A Chance to Influence Urban Forestry at a Statewide Level

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California ReLeaf staff members review three documents that will influence environmental policy in California for years to come.

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Speak Out: A Chance to Influence Urban Forestry at a Statewide Level

  1. 1. SPEAK OUT A Chance to Influence Urban Forestry at a Statewide Level
  2. 2. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act   Passed by voters in 2012 by 60% margin Provides $550 million each year for the next five years for energy efficiency projects with bulk of funds going to schools
  3. 3. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act  Informed initial legislation (SB 39)  Met with legislative staff  Attend Prop 39 webinar
  4. 4. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act
  5. 5. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act
  6. 6. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act
  7. 7. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act
  8. 8. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act
  9. 9. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act
  10. 10. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act      Allow NGOs to partner Expand workforce development opps Allow plantings on west and southwest sides of structures Insert trees into waterquality piece Expand list of cobenefits
  11. 11. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act   Provide comments to draft guidelines Talk to schools about potential UF projects they can include in portfolio submitted to CEC Public comments submitted via email should include docket number 13-CCEJA 1 and indicate “Comments on Proposition 39” in the subject line. Comments ma be sent to docket@energy.ca.gov by October 25, 2013.
  12. 12. Prop 39: CA Clean Energy Jobs Act
  13. 13. Climate Change Scoping Plan    AB 32 mandated CARB create a Scoping Plan & state law mandates it be updated every five years. First plan completed in 2008 Included urban forestry
  14. 14. Climate Change Scoping Plan    Joined PFT, TPL, TNC & CalCAN to submit comments Joined partners to meet with CARB & Cal EPA Upcoming meeting with Administration, Finance & Resources
  15. 15. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  16. 16. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  17. 17. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  18. 18. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  19. 19. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  20. 20. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  21. 21. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  22. 22. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  23. 23. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  24. 24. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  25. 25. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  26. 26. Climate Change Scoping Plan      Support removal of forest sector from GHG emissions chart Integrate UF into other sectors Include FRAP & CAL FIRE Include ATP & EEMP Promote development of markets for UF services      CARB investment plan to inform natural resources sector Revise CARB’s Offset Protocol for UF Projects Support science Develop uniform standards Encourage uniform assessment tools across all sectors
  27. 27. Climate Change Scoping Plan  Provide comments to draft guidelines To send comments on the discussion draft Scoping Plan Update, go to http://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/scopingplan/2013comments.htm. Comments due no later than 11/1/13.
  28. 28. Climate Change Scoping Plan
  29. 29. California’s Climate Future   Focuses on state’s sustainability efforts in response to climate change Develops an array of indicators of environmental health to evaluate progress
  30. 30. California’s Climate Future   Worked with OPR to create an UF section on their website (under “Local Government” tab) Featured speaker to local governments on monthly update call from OPR
  31. 31. California’s Climate Future
  32. 32. California’s Climate Future
  33. 33. California’s Climate Future
  34. 34. California’s Climate Future
  35. 35. California’s Climate Future
  36. 36. California’s Climate Future
  37. 37. California’s Climate Future
  38. 38. California’s Climate Future        Thriving urban areas Natural infrastructure Preserve & steward natural resources Lack of funding Valuing urban ecosystems Definition of healthy community Making UF a key action to build healthy communities
  39. 39. California’s Climate Future  Read and provide comments on the report Comments may be sent to ca.50m@opr.ca.gov.
  40. 40. California’s Climate Future

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