Please note: All SPUR events are currently being held online.

November 2020

San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Phasing Out Fossil Fuels in Bay Area Buildings

Evening Forum 5:00 p.m.
California has declared a goal of being carbon-neutral by 2045, but the state has lagged on enacting the necessary regulatory changes so the Bay Area has picked up the slack. Hear from those leading electrification ordinances in San Francisco, Oakland, and San José, as well as advocates working on state policy, as they discuss how the Bay Area is moving building electrification policy forward.

December 2020

San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Integrating Planning with Nature

Lunchtime Forum 12:30 p.m.
The Bay Area must find solutions to three seemingly disparate, but interrelated problems: a changing climate, adding infill development and preserving natural and working lands. Join a panel about how solutions like the implementation of nature-based strategies in rural and densifying urban landscapes can maximize our communities' preparedness for future climate conditions while providing a wide variety of benefits to people and ecosystems.
San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Vision 2022: Climate & Clean Air Zoomposium #2

Special Program
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
On October 1, we convened 11 elected officials, environmental luminaries and environmental justice leaders to discuss the potential creation of a statewide ballot measure ahead of November 2022 that could generate significant new funding to accelerate the deployment of transportation, infrastructure and other technologies to finish cleaning our air and significantly abate climate change. The consensus from that program was clear: it is imperative to raise the funding necessary to meet California's vital climate and air quality goals while building...
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