What is the American Cities Climate Challenge?
The American Cities Climate Challenge is an unprecedented opportunity for 25 ambitious cities to deepen and accelerate efforts to tackle climate change and promote a sustainable future for their residents. San Antonio was chosen out of a pool of 100 of the largest cities in America, and our successful application builds on our history of leadership in sustainability and current momentum promoting a resilient city.
The Climate Challenge provides the City with access to the country’s leading technical assistance providers around a variety of issues.
- Reducing building energy use
- Expanding renewable energy
- Reducing vehicle miles traveled
- Advancing transportation electrification
Here are the initiatives San Antonio is focused on in the Transportation and Buildings & Energy sectors: