Climate Resilience 2018

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Save The Bay supports strategies to improve our communities’ resilience to climate chance to ensure that residents, businesses, and infrastructure are protected from flooding, extreme heat, and other climate impacts.

2018

Proposition 70: Voters soundly rejected this effort to hamstring the state’s ability to spend its cap-and-trade revenue. The Legislature currently spends these funds each year on programs that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help communities most affected by pollution adapt to climate change. Prop. 70 would have locked up this revenue after 2024 unless the Legislature voted by two-thirds to release itan unnecessary and burdensome hurdle to funding critical climate programs.

Failed: 35.4%–64.6%