|Factsheet: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Electrifying Transportation, 2024
|With transportation accounting for over 40% of the Pacific Coast’s greenhouse gas emissions, moving to zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) is vital for regional decarbonization. British Columbia, California, Oregon, Washington, and partner cities are working together to ensure West Coast drivers have convenient, reliable, and affordable access to zero-emission vehicle charging and fueling stations.
|Factsheet: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation Fuel with Low Carbon Fuel Standards, 2024
|Transportation accounts for over 40% of greenhouse gas emissions on the Pacific Coast. Using cleaner transportation fuels is a critical step toward achieving the region's goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 80% over the next 30 years. British Columbia, California, Oregon, and Washington have programs in place that are creating an integrated West Coast market for clean, low-carbon fuels.
|Vision and Action Plan for a Low-Carbon Pacific Coast Construction Sector
|This document, created by the Low Carbon Construction Task Force, describes the vision and potential actions to create an equitable, low-carbon construction sector along the Pacific Coast through regionally aligned policies aimed at market transformation.
|Memorandum to Establish the Pacific Coast Collaborative
|The founding document establishing the Pacific Coast Collaborative as a framework for cooperative action, a forum for leadership and the share of information on best practices, and a common voice of issues facing coastal and Pacific jurisdictions.
|Memorandum of Understanding Between the State of California and Province of British Columbia on Vehicle Emissions
|A commitment between CA and BC to move together in partnership on the development of greenhouse gas vehicle emission standards.
|Action Plan on Ocean Conservation and Coastal Climate Change Adaptation
|The Action Plan on Ocean Conservation and Coastal Climate Change Adaptation focuses on co- operation on invasive species, reductions in toxins and other pollutants, promoting sustainable fisheries management and research into impacts from climate change and adaptation options.
|Action Plan on Innovation, the Environment and the Economy
|The Action Plan on Innovation, the Environment and the Economy sets out a series of co- operative initiatives to promote renewable and low-carbon energy and energy conservation, including developing Interstate 5/Highway 99 as a green transportation corridor. It also promotes development of high-speed rail from San Diego to Vancouver and the move to “Green Ports” through co-operation to reduce local air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions.
|Workplan on Tsunami Debris
|A workplan for the PCC jurisdictions to work collaboratively on the issue of Japanese tsunami debris following the March 2011 earthquake and Tsunami, including; information sharing and dissemination; data collection; assessment of debris; emergency response plans; reducing impacts to our natural resources and coastal communities. Signed March 13, 2012.
|2012 West Coast Action Plan on Jobs
|An agreement signed by the Premier of British Columbia and Governors of California, Oregon, and Washington committing to accelerate regional job creation by leveraging energy efficiency improvements and clean transportation, and protecting jobs and the economy from Climate Change risks. Signed March 13, 2012.
|Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy, 2013
|The first agreement signed by Pacific Coast Collaborative Governors and the Premier of BC committing to take action on climate change and work together to accelerate clean energy policy. Signed October 28, 2013.
|Pacific North America Climate Leadership Agreement, 2016
|An agreement signed by the Premier of British Columbia, Governors of California, Oregon, and Washington, and Mayors of Los Angeles, Oakland, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, and Vancouver (BC). Key provisions of the agreement include: 1) implementing energy data reporting and benchmarking for at least 75 percent of eligible large building square footage; 2) expanding consumer, municipal, utility, and private sector adoption of zero-emission vehicles and development of a Pacific Coast electric vehicle charging network from Southern California to British Columbia; 3) accelerating the deployment of distributed, community-scale renewable energy, integrated into the grid, including lowering the carbon intensity of heating fuels in commercial and residential buildings; and 4) reducing carbon emissions from the food waste stream by preventing and recovering organic waste and promoting composting.
|Pacific Coast Climate Leadership Action Plan, 2016
|An update to the Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy, which the leaders signed in 2013, this accord has a stronger emphasis on issues including ocean acidification; the integration of clean energy into the power grid; support for efforts by the insurance industry and regulatory system to highlight the economic costs of climate change; and so-called “super pollutants” (also known as short-lived climate pollutants). It also promotes more resilient communities in the face of a changing climate, with a focus on disadvantaged residents who bear the brunt of climate change impacts.
|Pacific Coast Collaborative Leaders’ Summit Communiqué, 2018
|A communiqué summarizing outcomes from a PCC Leaders’ Summit on March 16, 2018 in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Pacific Coast Collaborative.
|Vision and Roadmap for a Low-Carbon Pacific Coast Transportation System
|A Pacific Coast vision for an accessible and affordable, low-carbon transportation system and a roadmap for how our state, province, and local jurisdictions can work together to achieve it.
|Convening Food Retailers and Brand Manufacturers to Reduce Wasted Food 50% by 2030
|A call to action for food retailers and brand manufacturers to join PCC state, province, and city partners to reduce wasted food 50% by 2030.
|PCC West Coast Food Waste Reduction Commitment
|A policy brief summarizing the PCC’s shared regional approach to reduce wasted food and announcing a new commitment to reduce wasted food 50% by 2030.
|Pacific Coast Collaborative Declaration on Climate Resilience
|With this Declaration on Climate Resilience, the Premier and Governors of the Pacific Coast Collaborative agree to undertake a coordinated knowledge exchange, strategic planning and, where appropriate, collaborative implementation effort under the Pacific Coast Collaborative that builds on existing and ongoing efforts and activities across the region and engages key cities.
|PCC Report Card, 2019 Sources Cited
|This supplementary documents cites the sources of the 2019 PCC Report Card. Updated in January 2020.
|PCC Report Card, 2019
|This report card highlights the key areas in which the PCC jurisdictions are working together across the region and what we’ve accomplished. Updated in December 2019.
|Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation Fuel with Low Carbon Fuel Standards, 2019
|A policy brief explaining Low Carbon Fuel Standards in British Columbia, California, and Oregon, and the benefits of regional collaboration on policy design, implementation, and harmonization through the Pacific Coast Collaborative.
|Statement of Cooperation on Responding to the Overdose Crisis, 2018
|A commitment among British Columbia, California, Oregon, and Washington to end the stigma and discrimination associated with addiction and substance use disorders, and to identifying and defining areas of future cooperation that will enable an effective and compassionate response to the overdose crisis. Released March 16, 2018.
|Thermal Decarbonization on the Pacific Coast: Reducing Greenhouse Gases from Building Heating and Cooling
|A policy brief summarizing key solutions and regional principles to guide work in the area of thermal decarbonization.
|PCC Food Waste Reduction Initiative Releases Report Showing 2020 Progress
|The PCC’s Food Waste Reduction Project has released its 2020 year-end report, Creating A Sustainable Future Through Food Waste Reduction, which details the efforts of the public-private partnership to create a less wasteful and more sustainable food system.
|Climate Resilience on the Pacific Coast: Framework for Collaborative Action
|Climate change has already caused unprecedented wildfires and intensified natural disasters on the Pacific Coast. Through the Framework for Collaborative Action, the PCC has charted an implementation roadmap to spur new coordinated work among PCC and other regional partners to add value to climate resilience initiatives.
|Statement of Cooperation on Leading the Transition to an Equitable and Prosperous Low-carbon, Climate-resilient Future
|Statement of Cooperation on Leading the Transition to an Equitable and Prosperous Low-carbon, Climate-resilient Future.
|Ensuring a Resilient Future
|As the Pacific Coast Collaborative, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California, and the cities of Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles are working together to prepare for and address disruptions on the West Coast of North America due to climate change.
|Costs and Benefits of Climate Resilience on the Pacific Coast
|The Pacific Coast Collaborative is committed to enhancing the capacity for our social, economic, and environmental systems to prepare for and address disruptions due to climate change, recover from shocks and stresses, and thrive and succeed in a changing climate.
|PCC Food Waste Reduction Initiative Releases Report Showing 2021 Progress
|The PCC’s Food Waste Reduction Project has released its 2021 year-end report, Creating A Sustainable Future Through Food Waste Reduction, which details the efforts of the public-private partnership to create a less wasteful and more sustainable food system.
|Embodied Carbon Policy Case Studies
|This document highlights ten low-carbon construction policy case studies from the PCC region which are examples of successfully passed policies targeting embodied carbon. Each case explores the development process, challenges faced, and lessons learned through the policy process.
|PCC Food Waste Reduction Initiative Releases Report Showing 2022 Progress
|The PCC’s Food Waste Reduction Project has released its 2022 year-end report, Creating A Sustainable Future Through Food Waste Reduction, which details the efforts of the public-private partnership to create a less wasteful and more sustainable food system.