The Energy that powers the built environment and transportation; the Water that supports life and all activity; and the Ecosystems that share our landscape, help shape our culture, and enhance our well-being.
100 % Renewable Energy
We are moving toward a future in which Los Angeles County obtains 100% of its energy from renewable resources.
Expanding renewable energy generation – moving from just 22% in 2015 to 100% by 2050.
Designing an integrated system for distribution and storage of renewable energy.
Improving management of energy consumption.
Reducing building energy consumption, improving demand management, and ensuring system sustainability.
100% Local Water
Efforts are under way to decrease consumption and help Los Angeles County meet 100% of its water needs locally.
Maximizing local water supplies – currently only between 32 and 38 % of water is locally sourced.
Reducing water consumption and changing our mindset and attitudes toward water.
Improving local water resources management: infrastructure, technology and governance.
Enhanced Ecosystem Health
We are finding new ways to integrate the built environment, the natural landscape and the plants and animals around us.
Assessing biodiversity and ecosystem health, by establishing baseline knowledge of the presence and distribution of ecosystems, habitats and species in Los Angeles County.
Enhancing ecosystem health and resiliency but integrating biodiversity into the built environment and restoring local ecosystems.
Understanding and measuring the relationship between ecosystem health and human health and well-being – and ensuring equal access to green spaces and natural areas to all of society