Who Will Decide Pasadena's Energy Future?
Pasadena is currently drafting the plan that will determine where our energy comes from for the next 20 years. We're concerned that the decision will be made without considering the REAL cost of carbon, known as the Social Cost of Carbon.
The city is holding two meetings (first one was 7/18; next one is 8/23) to get community input on the plan.
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The Pasadena 100 campaign is supported by a coalition of local organizations, businesses and individuals who want a clean energy future. Check out campaign supporters.
Climate change is a crisis for the planet and all of humanity. The science is indisputable. 70 cities have stepped up to address the crisis by committing to 100% renewable energy. Explore resources to learn more.
What is the Social Cost of Carbon?
Burning fossil fuels causes sea levels to rise and negatively impacts human health and agriculture, among other things. These are REAL costs (with associated dollar amounts attached) that must be factored into the city’s decision making.
"... reputable projections show that wind, solar and batteries will be the least expensive form of energy by 2030."
-Rob Haw, Senior Engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Founder of the Pasadena 100 campaign
Climate change is a critical issue for humanity. We are at a moral crossroads. Help us convince the city that they must consider the Social Cost of Carbon when deciding our energy future.