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Let us know what you think about the Climate Action Plan update.

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What should the City’s focus be in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that cause damage to the climate? (rank in terms of importance with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important)

Average priorities over 73 responses
  1. By reducing solo driving, improving bikeways, walkways, carpooling and transit and purchasing electric vehicles.

    Transportation
  2. By having carbon neutral buildings with solar, efficiency measures for water and energy, natural lighting enhancements and other means.

    Land use/buildings
  3. By reuse, reduce and recycle.

    Waste
  4. By conserving and using more efficient appliances.

    Electricity
  5. By having rain gardens or bio-retention areas for enhanced stormwater systems.

    Natural environment
  6. By conserving and water efficiency.

    Water
  7. By conserving or electrifying natural gas.

    Natural gas
  8. If have one please specify your other choice below. 

    Other

If you prioritized "other" please specify:

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Do you think the City of Alameda should include adaptation in the Climate Action Plan update?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 98.6% 68
No 1.4% 1

Please elaborate:

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Please rank the following citywide issues (rank in terms of importance with 1 being the most important and 6 being the least important):

Average priorities over 73 responses
  1. Traffic congestion relief

    Traffic congestion relief
  2. Being able to adapt to the real impacts we will have from climate change.

    Adaptation
  3. e.g., seismic events, terrorism or hazardous materials

    Disaster preparedness
  4. Economic development and local job creation

    Economic development and local job creation
  5. Emergency services

    Emergency services
  6. Transitional housing for the homeless and support services

    Transitional housing for the homeless and support services

Are you willing to bear higher fees or taxes to help Alameda adapt and prepare the city for climate change impacts such as sea level rise?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 65.3% 47
No 9.7% 7
Not sure 25.0% 18

If so, how much annually?

Average
561.17
Total
16835.00
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30
Skipped
43

Additional Comments:

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October 18, 2017, 11:30 AM
  • What should the City’s focus be in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that cause damage to the climate? (rank in terms of importance with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important)
    1. By having carbon neutral buildings with solar, efficiency measures for water and energy, natural lighting enhancements and other means.

      Land use/buildings
    2. By reducing solo driving, improving bikeways, walkways, carpooling and transit and purchasing electric vehicles.

      Transportation
    3. By conserving and using more efficient appliances.

      Electricity
    4. By reuse, reduce and recycle.

      Waste
    5. By having rain gardens or bio-retention areas for enhanced stormwater systems.

      Natural environment
    6. By conserving and water efficiency.

      Water
    7. By conserving or electrifying natural gas.

      Natural gas
  • If you prioritized "other" please specify:
    No response.
  • Do you think the City of Alameda should include adaptation in the Climate Action Plan update?
    • Yes
  • Please elaborate:

    Yes, we need to address both how Alameda will be leader in reducing climate change and its impacts on sea level rise and how Alameda can adapt to changing climate conditions and the impacts on sea level rise.

  • Please rank the following citywide issues (rank in terms of importance with 1 being the most important and 6 being the least important):
    1. Being able to adapt to the real impacts we will have from climate change.

      Adaptation
    2. Economic development and local job creation

      Economic development and local job creation
    3. Transitional housing for the homeless and support services

      Transitional housing for the homeless and support services
    4. e.g., seismic events, terrorism or hazardous materials

      Disaster preparedness
    5. Emergency services

      Emergency services
    6. Traffic congestion relief

      Traffic congestion relief
  • Are you willing to bear higher fees or taxes to help Alameda adapt and prepare the city for climate change impacts such as sea level rise?
    • Not sure
  • If so, how much annually?
    5000
  • Additional Comments:

    We need to do whatever it takes. We have no choice.

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By having carbon neutral buildings with solar, efficiency measures for water and energy, natural lighting enhancements and other means.

By conserving and water efficiency.

By conserving or electrifying natural gas.

If have one please specify your other choice below. 

By conserving and using more efficient appliances.

By reuse, reduce and recycle.

By having rain gardens or bio-retention areas for enhanced stormwater systems.

By reducing solo driving, improving bikeways, walkways, carpooling and transit and purchasing electric vehicles.


The Climate Action Plan update could include adaptation, which would identify climate risks and opportunities, assess options such as wetlands and levees, and implement the most sustainable course of action that can be phased in as climate change impacts evolve. 


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Emergency services

Economic development and local job creation

e.g., seismic events, terrorism or hazardous materials

Traffic congestion relief

Transitional housing for the homeless and support services

Being able to adapt to the real impacts we will have from climate change.


Thank you for completing the City of Alameda’s Climate Action Plan Update survey! Please make sure to hit NEXT to submit your survey. Please also consider attending a Community Climate Change Workshop on Thursday, October 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library (1550 Oak Street).  The purpose of the meeting is to help direct the City on the Climate Action Plan update.  To be added to the email list serv for this planning effort, please email Gail Payne, Transportation Coordinator, gpayne@alamedaca.gov.  


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