San Francisco to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040: Mayor London Breed

Business Standard | Dec 9, 2021 at 1:00 AM
  • San Francisco Mayor London Breed has released the US city’s highly anticipated 2021 Climate Action Plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.
  • In total, the plan identifies 31 strategies and 159 supporting actions to help achieve the new environmental commitments: reducing emissions 61 per cent below 1990 levels by 2030 and reaching net-zero emissions by 2040.
  • In San Francisco, net-zero emissions is defined as reducing emissions 90 percent below 1990 levels and sequestering the rest in natural solutions like trees and green spaces.