L.A.'s Green New Deal

L.A.’s Green New Deal is an expanded vision for our Sustainable City pLAn—securing clean air and water and a stable climate, improving community resilience, expanding access to healthy food and open space, and promoting justice for all—and for the future we have to build on behalf of our children and grandchildren.

Municipal greenhouse gas emissions

Citywide greenhouse gas emissions

Cumulative installed local solar capacity (MW)

GHG efficiency of the L.A. metro economy

Port-related greenhouse gas emissions
1,511,975 metric tons of CO2e 2013
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GOAL: 302,395 metric tons of CO2e by 2050
Greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sector
7.2 million metric tons CO2e 2015
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GOAL: 4.46 million metric tons CO2e by 2035
Low-income residents without grocery retail within 1/2 mile
414,384 2010
Source |
GOAL: 0 by 2035
Cumulative new housing unit construction
12,394 units permitted 2014
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GOAL: 150,000 units by 2025
Number of annual childhood asthma-related emergency room visits
24 per 1000 children 2010
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GOAL: 14 per 1000 children by 2025
Municipal energy consumption
3,288,493 mmBtu 2017
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GOAL: 2,851,010 mmBtu by 2025
Organic waste going to landfill
722,725 tons 2011
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GOAL: 0 tons by 2028
Percent reduction in municipal water consumption
20% 2017
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GOAL: 25% by 2025
Municipal solid waste generation per capita
17.85 pounds of waste per capita per day 2011
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GOAL: 15.17 pounds of waste per capita per day by 2030
Water GPCD (12 month rolling avg)
106 February 2019
Source | 0% MOM
GOAL: 103 gallons per capita per day by 2025
Cumulative energy storage capacity
1,276 MW January 2019
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GOAL: 1,654-1,750 MW by 2025
Landfill diversion rate
76.4% FY 13-14
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GOAL: Zero waste (90%) by 2025
Percent of water supply sourced locally
12% FY 16-17
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GOAL: 70% by 2035
Average building energy use per square foot
68 mBTU/sqft 2015
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GOAL: 53.04 mBTU/sqft by 2025
Percent of transit-oriented development
42% 2017
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GOAL: 57% by 2025

Imported water purchases

Cumulative number of green jobs

Cumulative private-sector green investment through LACI
$165M December 2018
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GOAL: $750 million by 2025
Vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) per capita
15 2012
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GOAL: 13.05 by 2025
Percent of all trips made by walking, biking, micro-mobility/ matched rides or transit
14% 2015
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GOAL: 35% by 2025
Unemployment rate gap between L.A. City and County
0% March 2019
Source |
GOAL: 0% by 2025
Average daytime urban/rural temperature difference
5.58°F 2012
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GOAL: 3.88°F by 2025
Percentage of zero emission vehicles in the city
1.4% September 2018
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GOAL: 25% by 2025

Annual sewer spills

Cities in the Climate Mayors network

Cumulative private-sector investment through LACI

Cumulative miles of L.A. River public access

Proportion of Angelenos living within 1/2 of a park
56% 2018
Source |
GOAL: 65% by 2025
Non-attainment days in L.A. County
16 ozone exceedance days 2018, using the 1997 8-hr ozone standard of 80 ppb
Source |
GOAL: 0 by 2025

Urban agriculture sites in L.A.