The City of Irvine has a long history of leading when it comes to protecting the environment. In fact, the very first ordinance passed by the City Council after its founding was limiting the removal of trees in the City. The City logo itself shows a balance between a family and our natural surroundings.
By signing on to the Paris Climate Agreement, Irvine has an obligations to reduce its carbon emissions as soon as possible, and it has several pathways to do so. The first step is to identify the goal, which is decreasing our full carbon emissions by half in the next seven years, and to zero by 2035 in order to have a good shot at staying below the 1.5°C Paris-Agreement limit in global temperature.Read More