Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Chapter One - 2005-2010: Context for Chico’s Climate Action Plan

2030 General Plan

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change

Implications of Climate Change for California

Climate Change Regulations

Chico Climate Action Efforts

CAP and CEQA

GHG Emissions: Inventory, Future Projection,and Reduction Target

Chapter Two - Climate Action Goals

Climate Action Plan Timeline & Targets

Sector Goals

Chapter Three - Phase I

Phase I Actions

Chapter Four - Phase II

Second Comprehensive GHG Inventory

CAP Review and Amendment

Phase II Actions

Summary of CAP Emissions Reductions

Beyond 2020

Appendices

Appendix A-1: Community And Municipal Greenhouse Gas And Criteria Air Pollutantt Emissions Inventory

Appendix A-2 : Emissions Factor Adjustments

Appendix A-3 : Derivation of Growth Rates for Adjustment to ‘BAU’ Emissions Projections

Appendix B: Business As Usual Emissions Projections

Appendix C-1: Emissions Factors & Cost Calculations for Cost Benefit Analysis

Appendix C-2: Cost Benefit Analysis of Energy, Water, and Transportation Sector Actions

Appendix D-1: Calculation Of GHG Emissions Reductions for Phase I Transportation Actions

Appendix D-2: Calculation Of GHG Emissions Reductions for Phase I Energy Sector Actions

Appendix D-3: Calculation Of GHG Emissions Reductions for Phase II Energy Sector Actions

Appendix D-4: Calculation Of GHG Emissions Reductions for Phase I Waste & Community Outreach Actions

Appendix E: Cost-Benefit Analysis of City-Implemented Projects in Phase I

Appendix F: GHG Emissions Reductions from External Actions

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