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Climate Emergency ImageAd-Hoc Sub-Committee on Climate Emergency Declaration


On June 12, 2018, the Berkeley City Council adopted a Climate Emergency Declaration and established an Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee on the Climate Emergency Declaration. The Subcommittee is charged with the integration of prevention, mitigation and adaptation efforts in response to climate change across the City of Berkeley departments, programs and commission and to coordinate a regional Climate Emergency Mobilization Town Hall. The subcommittee is comprised of Councilmembers Cheryl Davila, Kate Harrison, and Sophie Hahn. 


Meeting schedules to be determined. Meeting times and locations will be added to this page as the information becomes available.

The next upcoming Adhoc Sub-Committee meeting will be: 

Wednesday, January 16 from 2-3:30pm at Berkeley City Hall in the Redwood Room: 2180 Milvia Street, 6th Floor, Berkeley, CA.


  • Introductions & review agenda
  • Approve 12/5 Minutes
  • Update on EBCE discussions and status
  • Presentation on Resiliency Hubs & BUSD Sustainability Project – Susan Silber
  • Brief update on Town Halls & Partnership with UCB – Ryan Carroll
  • Confirm next meeting: February 6 from 2-3:30pm

Meeting Agendas & Minutes:

Agendas & Minutes are presented in both HTML and PDF formats when available. To view PDF files, download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

2018 Agendas and Minutes: 

Agenda & Minutes: July 11, 2018

Agenda & Minutes: July 25, 2018

Agenda and Minutes: August 8, 2018

Agenda and Minutes: August 15, 2018 
 Agenda and Minutes: August 22, 2018
 Agenda and Minutes: August 30, 2018
 Agenda and Minutes - October 10, 2018   

 Agenda and Minutes - October 24, 2018   
 Agenda and Minutes - November 14, 2018     
 Letter to Governor Brown in advance of GCAS: An Immediate Just Transition and Emergency Mobilization Effort to Restore a Safe Climate 
East Bay Community Energy - Table of Emissions Reductions Impacts of Decisions by Cities to Opt Up Some/All Customer Classes 

100% Renewable Energy Study for Seven Cities in the East Bay Community Energy Program 


Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website. Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record. If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication. Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the subcommittee is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the subcommittee. The Secretary’s contact information is listed below.

Sara Kershnar, Councilmember Cheryl Davila's office

Mailing Address:
City of Berkeley Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee on Climate Emergency Declaration
Councilmember Cheryl Davila's office
2180 Milvia Street, 5th Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704

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