Sonoma County has set an ambitious goal for greenhouse gas reductions by 2015. A new report shows that encouraging progress toward that target is being made.
The linkage between using less electricity and gasoline and curtailing CO2 emissions is direct and easy to understand. Cutting down the waste stream that goes into the county landfill is also important, explains Ann Hancock, executive director of the Climate Protection Campaign in Santa Rosa, but in more ways that may be immediately obvious.
The new Sonoma County Greenhouse Gas Report for 2011 can be read and downloaded here. The chart cummarizing the progress detailed in the report can be seen below. Used with permission