What We Do
City Scale explores and expands the roles that local governments can play on climate change. We focus on understanding how local government climate work got where it is today and helping to shape where it might go next. We take a step back and make sense of a bigger picture to think expansively about what is possible, contribute to new insights, and identify breakthrough opportunities.
As longtime practitioners, we’re looking across and beyond our immediate experiences to make sense of the larger patterns, trends, and dynamics at play.
The State of Local Climate Planning
The context around local climate action is changing, the opportunity is changing, and the need is changing. Is local climate planning keeping up? The State
U.S. Local Government Climate Program Participation: 2020 Snapshot
City Scale’s Local Government Climate Program Participation Database is the most comprehensive effort to track local government climate engagement in the United States. We created