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San Antonio, TX 78283-3966

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San Antonio, TX 78204




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The projects below represent a few highlights since the passage of SA Climate Ready, Climate Action & Adaptation Plan.

There are many climate initiatives happening all over San Antonio! We hope you enjoy learning a little more about our wonderful community in these feature videos.



Welcome & 2021 Vision with Mayor Ron Nirenberg

SA Climate Ready Town Hall

A Conversation about San Antonio's Path to Carbon Neutrality & the American Cities Climate Challenge

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Biodiversity Without Borders:
A Natural Pathway for Cooperation

Compassion Tree Project with
San Antonio Parks & Recreation

CitiesWithNature: Recognizing and
Enhancing the Value of Nature in
San Antonio

Project Highlight: Garcia Street
Urban Farm - Fighting Food Insecurity
and Scarcity Through Community

Education & Empowerment

Climate Minutes
with KSAT Meteorologists:

Climate Mayor's Conversation:
Climate Leadership in the
Age of COVID-19

Sustainability Dashboard

Ensuring Equity and Engagement in
Climate Action and Implementation

Project Highlight: Voices of the Future
- The Mayor's Youth Engagement
Council for Climate Initiatives

Energy Efficiency

PACE: Financing Solutions for
Energy and Water Efficiency

Build San Antonio Green

Municipal Sustainability:
Leading by Example

Sustainable Transportation

Your Gov @ Work:
Hybrid Waste Collection Vehicles

Powered by San Antonio:
Getting to Carbon Neutrality Through
Transportation & Climate Initiatives

Password: SustainableSA

EVSA: Electrifying San Antonio's
Mobility Options

B Cycle: A Clean and Fun
Transportation Choice for
San Antonians

Project Highlight: Share the Streets
Pilot Project - Expanding Safety in Mobility

Waste Management and the Circular Economy

Virtual Field Trip with the
Solid Waste Management Department

ReWorksSA: Waste Management
Tools for Business

Project Highlight: Advancing the
Circular Economy through the Living
Heritage Trades Academy

Townhall Q & A

Questions that were submitted ahead of or during the Town Hall, but were not covered during the event, can be found below:

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The City of San Antonio continues to work with CPS Energy to ensure that the goals of SA Climate Ready and pathway to carbon neutrality remain on track.
You can find answers to many of these questions on the Solid Waste Management Department's website. If you are not able to find all of the resources you are looking for online, please contact them directly at 210.207.6428 or by calling 311 or using the 311 app.
There are several strategies in the CAAP that seek to address sprawl. A few examples are on page 34 in the REDUCE TRANSPORTATION ENERGY CONSUMPTION section. We will continue to actively work with our partners to achieve these goals.
Green roofs are applicable in SA, they just have to be the appropriate type. Several organizations are starting to look at options for buildings in the city. Please feel free to email us at if you would like additional info.
Yes, there is alignment with the CAAP, specifically in the "ADVANCE THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY" sections (pg. 36 &38).
Yes, also included in the "ADVANCE THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY" section in the CAAP.

2020 Recognitions

  • TxN

    'Texan by Nature 20’ honoree in the municipal services sector

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  • Link to APA Information

    Awarded planning achievement in 2020 in the category of "Resilience" at the "Gold" level by the American Planning Association - TX

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  • Link to CDP information

    Graded an A by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and placed on an exclusive A-list.

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  • Link to CWN Information

    One of 9 U.S. Pioneer cities in new CitiesWithNature Network

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