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press release

Introducing CTA’s new building decarbonization program for the Truckee Tahoe area

The  Climate Transformation Alliance (CTA) is launching a new program to address building electrification in the region, called the Truckee Tahoe Building Decarbonization Pilot Program. Sierra Business Council (SBC), the nonprofit facilitator of the CTA, will be responsible for implementing this program, which is funded through a $500,000 award from a private donor. Over the next two years, the program will support the shared goal of achieving a carbon-free community for Truckee and North Lake Tahoe.  

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Apply to the CivicSpark Program and Build Resiliency in Your Community!

Make an impact in your community through the CivicSpark program! CivicSpark is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for local governments in California, Washington, and Colorado to address emerging environmental and social equity resilience challenges such as climate change, water resource management, affordable housing, and mobility.

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Climate

SHRP Applications Open

The Sierra Healthy Refrigeration Program will provide technical assistance for refrigeration rebate applications and access to free refrigeration units to bring healthy food options to low-access areas.

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Advocacy

Gov Affairs Update – Feb

SBC’s Government & Community Affairs Director Stacy Corless provides an update on what the team has been focused on and participating in over the last several months.

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Social Cost of Carbon

There is a powerful tool to help evaluate decisions that impact greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: The social cost of carbon (SCC) is an estimate of the cost associated with emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).

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