Collaboration to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Along with most major cities around the world, the City of Houston is taking steps to respond and adapt to climate change. Cities in coastal areas are especially challenged by sea level rise as well as changing weather patterns. Severe storms and flooding that have struck the region in recent years underscore the urgency of implementing effective climate action and resilience strategies. Houston is developing its first community-wide Climate Action Plan (CAP) to define a path forward to reduce carbon emissions. The stated goal of the CAP is carbon neutrality by 2050. The target completion date for the plan is December 2019.