SA Will Spend $500,000 to Develop a Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

Following through on their commitment to the Paris Agreement, City Council is voted yesterday to approve an ordinance “to develop a Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, through funding in an amount up to $500,000.00” (Agenda Item 31). The item was part of the meeting’s consent agenda.

When SA joined the Paris Agreement back in June, Mayor Nirenberg called the move “symbolic but significant.”

Spending $500,000 of taxpayer money shows that it was NOT a merely symbolic move!

“An Ordinance authorizing an Interagency Participation Agreement with CPS Energy and the University of Texas at San Antonio, in coordination with the City of San Antonio’s Office of Sustainability, to develop a Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, through funding in an amount up to $500,000.00 allocated within a collaboration agreement
between CPS Energy and UTSA.” (Agenda Item 31)

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