What You Can Do

Each of us have a role to play in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and ending climate change. Throughout the dashboard, there are calls to action in each category. Compiled here are each of those calls to action so you can quickly and easily scan the list of ways you can make a difference here in San Antonio.

Climate Change in San Antonio

San Antonio is committed to tracking and reducing our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and preparing our community for a changing climate. Learn More

Climate Change in San Antonio - Community GHG Emissions

Every San Antonian Can Take Action to Reduce their GHG Emissions!

There are many ways you can reduce your contribution to San Antonio's greenhouse gas emissions.


Find out if solar energy is right for you!
Get your home weatherized for free!
Find out how to make your new home or newly renovated home green!
Start your own recycling center in your office!
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Energy and Buildings

San Antonio is #1 in Texas and #5 in the US for Installed Solar Capacity! (Environment America Shining Cities)

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Better Buildings

Every Little Bit Helps! Make Your Home or Building Greener!

We all need to play a role in using our natural resources more selectively. By developing our buildings and infrastructure to still perform the way we want them to while using less fuel, water, and other resources, we are making strides in the right direction. Learn more about how you can do more with less.


Find out how to make your new home or newly renovated home green!
Hire an Energy Rater to identify the biggest potential for improvements in your home!
If you need a new roof or other minor home repairs but cannot afford it, check out the assistance our Neighborhood and Housing Department can offer you.
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Better Living

Be Part of the Solution!

All San Antonians have a role to play to reduce the amount of energy they consume each day. We also have choices about where we get that energy from. Learn about how the City makes it easier to use less energy and switch to renewables!


Get energy saving tips!
Find out if solar energy is right for you!
Get your home weatherized for free!
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Land Use and Transportation

Vision: San Antonio's future growth is sustainable and efficient, focusing on strategic development that is compact, mixed-use, economically-inclusive, and multi-modal.Learn More

Land Use & Transportation

Start Biking and Walking in San Antonio Today!

There are bike and walking routes all over San Antonio! Find out where they are below.


San Antonio has an interactive map that shows you where all our bike facilities are!
Find out where you can park your bike downtown!
Check out the best place for biking and walking in San Antonio.
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Natural Resources

Vision: San Antonio serves as a national model for respectful stewardship of the city's natural resources and values them for their social, ecological, and economic benefits.Learn More

Water Conservation and Protection

Saving Water Today is an Investment in Our Future!

There are many ways each one of us can reduce the amount of water we use.


Find out to plant and maintain a low water use garden.
Learn how to identify and repair water leaks in your home!
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San Antonio Parks

Find Out What's Going on at Your Parks!

Your San Antonio Parks and Recreation facilities have a lot to offer! Check them out today!


Find a Park Near You!
Have Your Next Party at a San Antonio Park!
Find Out What's Happening in Your San Antonio Parks!
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Tree Canopy and Natural Habitat

Create Your Own Natural Habitat!

Each and every one of us can play a role to help improve our natural resoruces. 


Looking to test your green thumb? Try plants that need little water, provide shade and attract wildlife!
Become a Citizen Scientist and contribute to San Antonio's conservation efforts!
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Food Systems

Vision: All San Antonians benefit from a thriving food system that is accessible, secure, nutritious, and affordable. Learn More

Food Systems

Healthy Food Options Near You!

San Antonio has programs in place to make it easier for families to get access to healthy foods. Take advantage of these options!


Visit your local farmers market and show your support by buying local food.
Use the Mobile Mercado, San Antonio's mini grocery store, farmers market, and demonstration kitchen!
Take advantage of healthy food options near you!.
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Solid Waste Resources

Vision: All Residents and businesses have access to and receive ongoing benefits from innovative recycling and solid waste diverson programs.Learn More

Solid Waste Resources

Be Part of the Solution

ReWorksSA is helping San Antonio's business community create better recyclng opportunities in the workplace. 


Start your own recycling center in your office!
Get recognized for your efforts. Become a Gold, Silver or Bronze certified Company.
How much waste does your business generate?
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Climate Adaptation

San Antonio could see over 100 days of +100F temperatures per year by the end of the century.

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Being Climate Ready

Resources to Stay Safe

Besides staying cool, there are a number of resources available to help each San Antonian stay ready for the challenges of a changing climate.


Find resources to protect life and property from increasing wildfire risk
Learn what to do before, during, and after a flood
Stay informed of critical emergency notifications from AlertsSA
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Energy

Vision: San Antonio leads the nation in the generation and delivery of clean, reliable, affordable energy.Learn More

Energy Consumption

Be Part of the Solution!

All San Antonians have a role to play to reduce the amount of energy they consume each day. Also, we have choices on where we get that energy from. Learn about how the City makes it easier to use less energy and switch to renewables!


Find out if solar energy is right for you!
Get your home weatherized for free!
solar workers on roof

Green Buildings and Infrastructure

Vision: San Antonio is a leader in high performance and resilient buildings and infrastructure.Learn More

Green Buildings and Infrastructure

Every Little Bit Helps! Make Your Home/Building Greener!

We all need to play a role in using our natural resources more selectively. By developing our buildings and infrasturcture to still perform the way we want them to while using less fuel, water, and other resources, we are making strides in the right direction. Learn more about how you can do more with less.


Find out how to make your new home or newly renovated home green!
Hire an Energy Rater to identify the biggest potential for improvements in your home!
If you need a new roof or other minor home repairs but cannot afford it, check out the assistance our Neighborhood and Housing Department can offer you.
green roof installation

SA Climate Ready

SA Climate Ready is a climate action and resilience plan that lays a roadmap for protecting everything we love about San Antonio. It provides an honest assessment of our current greenhouse gas projections and highlights the places where our city is most vulnerable to impacts like drought, heatwaves, and displacement. It also outlines some high-impact strategies the city could take to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and safeguard our communities from climate impacts in the future.

Learn More

SA Climate Ready Action & Adaptation Plan

Connect with Sustainability in San Antonio

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