San Diego Implements Renewable Energy

San Diego plans to completely run on renewable energy and cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2035. The city will be increasing its solar and wind power to achieve its goal. In the nation, San Diego places second for solar power with installations rising up to 76 percent in the span of two years. By 2015, the city had installed 189 megawatts of photovoltaic.

San Diego also has other plans of taking on projects that will help fight against climate change entirely. Those projects consists of increasing the urban tree canopy to 35 percent, recycling or composting 90 percent of all solid waste and cutting car strips by half. The city will also be investing more into public transportation and bicycle infrastructure while making half of its automobiles electric.