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Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium
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The Zero Net Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium aims to improve the energy performance of new and existing commercial buildings by developing and disseminating energy-efficient technologies, practices and policies.

Yolo County Involved Public in Climate Change Action
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Yolo County is holding leadership summits with leaders from all jurisdictions within the county, including cities, schools, and the port to provide information about climate change and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is also working to coordinate greenhouse gas emission reduction plans for each jurisdiction into an integrated regional effort.

Yolo County GHG Inventory
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The purpose of this greenhouse gas emissions inventory is to identify sources and the relative magnitude of emissions to enable policy makers to implement cost-effective reduction strategies in sectors over which they have operational or discretionary control.

Yolo County Energy Watch Program (YEW)
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YEW helps Yolo County residents, businesses, nonprofits, and local governments implement energy savings measures, leading to reduced energy usage, lower utility bills, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions. On this site you can learn more about the programs, incentives, and rebates available to increase your energy efficiency potential.

Yolo County Designated Climate Action Leader by CA Climate Action Registry
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By becoming a Climate Action Leader, California Registry members are protecting their baselines and protecting early GHG reductions. This is because the State of California has offered its best efforts to ensure that California Registry members receive appropriate consideration for early action to reduce GHGs in the future state, federal, or international GHG regulatory schemes.

Yolo County Climate Change Compact
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The Yolo County Climate Change Compact pledges to take appropriate steps to: (1) create an inventory of government energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions; (2) Implement policies, programs and operations to carry out a plan to meet these goals and targets; (3) Engage the citizenry in enlisting individual effort and promoting personal responsibility in reducing the impact of climate change through energy and water conservation, and purchasing sustainable products.

Yolo County Climate Action Plan
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The Climate Action Plan represents a significant milestone for Yolo County, which has a long history of being in the forefront of the green movement with land use policies that emphasize growth management, open space preservation and agricultural protection. In 1982, Yolo County adopted an Energy Plan, which was one of the first of its kind. In 1985, the county landfill completed a gas-to-energy facility, which generates 20,000 kilowatt hours per year and captures 90% of methane emissions...

Yolo Certified Organic Agriculture
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The Yolo County Agriculutral Commissioner's office is one of the few counties in California to offer an organic certification program to qualified agricultural producers and handlers. The concept to create an organic certification agency within the Agricultural Commissioner's office was developed by the Agriculutral Commissioner's staff, and the Marin Organic Certified Agriculture staff. Yolo Certified Organic Agriculture (YCOA) was created and inspired by the community it serves: local...

World Resources Institute
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The World Resources Institute is a global environmental think tank that goes beyond research to put ideas into action. We work with governments, companies, and civil society to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges. WRI’s transformative ideas protect the earth and promote development because sustainability is essential to meeting human needs and fulfilling human aspirations in the future.

WRI spurs progress by providing practical strategies for change and effective tools...

World Bank Group’s Agriculture Action Plan
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The World Bank Group’s Agriculture Action Plan: FY2013-2015, currently under preparation, will presents the next three year phase of the World Bank Group's commitment to agriculture and in combination with the FY10-12 action plan, will provide a continuous six year period of operationalizing the World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development. It follows on from the Agriculture Action Plan: FY10-12, which outlined the scaled-up World Bank Group commitment to improve agriculture's...

Woodland GHG Inventory
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The GHG emissions inventories for 2008 and subsequent years will be compared with this "baseline" to determine how well the City is doing in helping to meet state GHG reduction goals. Woodland is one of only 17 California cities to be accorded Climate Action Leader status.

Woodland Climate Action Plan in Progress
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Establishes the target of reducing emissions back to1990 levels.To achieve this target, 15 programs are proposed, including such measures as increasing renewable energy production, enhancing energy and water conservation, expanding alternative transportation, planting trees and reducing fertilizer application. As a result, Woodland was designated as a Climate Action Leader by CA Climate Action Registry.

Wind Powering America
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Wind Powering America is a nationwide initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Program designed to educate, engage, and enable critical stakeholders to make informed decisions about how wind energy contributes to the U.S. electricity supply. State-by-state breakdowns of wind resource potential, success stories, installed wind capacity, news, events, and other resources are updated regularly.

Willamette Farm and Food Coalition
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The Willamette Farm and Food Coalition is a community based non-profit committed to developing a secure and sustainable food system within Lane County, Oregon. Our projects and services facilitate greater understanding of the social, economic, and environmental impacts of our food choices, and promote the purchase of locally grown and produced foods to keep our farms and food businesses viable and to strengthen the local economy. Our members represent a diversity of stakeholders in the local...

Wildfire Hazard Building Codes
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The broad objective of the Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Area Building Standards is to establish minimum standards for materials and material assemblies and provide a reasonable level of exterior wildfire exposure protection for buildings in Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Areas.

Weyerhaeuser
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Weyerhaeuser is a forest products company that sustainably grows and harvests trees, builds homes and makes a range of forest products essential to everyday lives. Our goal is to do this safely, profitably and responsibly. We have nearly 15,000 employees working in offices or operations in 10 countries and we serve customers worldwide. We manage 22 million acres of forests in North America. In the United States, our forests are certified to Sustainable Forestry Initiative® standards, a...

Wetlands Easements Land Use Planning Practices
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Wetland Easements – Pursuant to the DWR Water Plan 2009, continue purchase of wetland easements on marginal, flood-prone, agricultural lands to diversify grower income and buffer productive lands from flood events and improve the environmental services provided by these lands. These efforts may include DWR, DFG, NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service), WCB (Wildlife Conservation Board) or other funding sources and incentivize private investment in the establishment and preservation of...

Wetlands and Water Quality Certification (401 Certification)
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Land use activities that result in the discharge of excavated or fill materials into the waters of the U.S. (or state waters under state law) must obtain a state water quality certification stating that the discharge will comply with the state's water quality plan.

Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition
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The Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition (Coalition) is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities program, a voluntary local government/industry partnership. Clean Cities advances the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local actions to reduce petroleum consumption in transportation. Clean Cities works to mobilize local stakeholders toward expanding the use of alternative fuels and idle reduction measures, accelerate the deployment...

Western Climate Initiative
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The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) is a collaboration of independent jurisdictions working together to identify, evaluate, and implement emissions trading policies to tackle climate change at a regional level. This is a comprehensive effort to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, spur investment in clean-energy technologies that create green jobs and reduce dependence on imported oil.

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