News and Press Releases
The public is invited to learn about the benefits of induction cooking and financial incentives to upgrade a kitchen on January 27 at the North Bay Induction Cooking Expo in Santa Rosa.
A community meeting was held on November 29, 2023 regarding the waste water solutions pilot project for the Monte Rio/Villa Grande area.
Sonoma County has the potential for large-scale carbon sequestration – removing carbon from the atmosphere to help the county achieve its goal of net-zero emissions by 2030 – according to a report presented to the Board of Supervisors today.
Nov. 1 virtual town hall offers public an opportunity to shape Sonoma County’s response to climate change
District 1 Supervisor Susan Gorin and District 5 Supervisor Lynda Hopkins will host a virtual town hall on Wednesday, Nov. 1 to update the public on Sonoma County’s response to climate change and to gather public input on a plan to achieve the county’s climate and resiliency goals.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today voted unanimously to upgrade the county’s Clean Commute Employee Benefit Program. The upgrade includes a proposed new reciprocal pilot program between Sonoma County Transit and Santa Rosa CityBus that allows employees to ride the bus for free, pending approval by the Santa Rosa City Council at the Nov. 14 City Council meeting.
Board of Supervisors approves Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory as baseline for climate resilience, adaptation
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved an inventory of its greenhouse gas emissions that showed a 37 percent decrease in emissions from 2017 to 2021. Officials attribute the decrease primarily to impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The approval of the County of Sonoma Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory followed a status update and public workshop on progress toward the Climate Action and Resiliency pillar of the County’s strategic plan.
Board of Supervisors to examine county’s response to climate change during August 29 public workshop
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will host a workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 29 to review the county’s efforts to become carbon neutral by 2030 and mitigate the impacts of climate change.
Board of Supervisors approves $3.5 million in energy upgrades to Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved a $3.5 million project to make the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building more energy efficient and resilient to power outages and climate change.
The County of Sonoma, Climate Action and Resiliency Division is pleased to bring you the latest homeowner workshops in an on-going series for those interested in learning more about the benefits of improvements that will help make your home more energy efficient and resilient.
Board of Supervisors adopts Clean Transit Rollout Plan to ensure zero-emission public transportation by 2040
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today adopted a plan that ensures within five years all new county public transit buses purchased will be zero-emission vehicles and all fossil-fueled buses will be retired within 17 years, in accordance with state law.