By supporting an efficient transition to a zero emission energy and transportation system, the County will be a leader in taking action to address the climate crisis.

GHG Inventory (2015) Total

The 2015 Greenhouse Gas Inventory collected regional data for some of the sectors. This inventory should not be used in place of a more detailed inventory that a jurisdiction may have performed. Please review the methodology to review the sources of information.

GHG Inventory (2015) Per Capita

The 2015 Greenhouse Gas Inventory collected regional data for some of the sectors. This inventory should not be used in place of a more detailed inventory that a jurisdiction may have performed. Please review the methodology to review the sources of information. 

Coastal Vulnerability Planning for Sea Level Rise

  • Fourteen entities – 12 cities, the Unincorporated Areas of LA County, and the category of “Federal Lands and Ports” – have jurisdiction along the LA County coastline. Of these, only nine have certified Local Coastal Programs in place.
  • The majority of LCPs were established pre-2000, and to date, none have been fully updated to account for potential impacts of sea level rise.
  • Seven entities have conducted vulnerability assessments, and one entity has a vulnerability assessment currently in progress.

MATES IV Cancer Risk per One Million Residents with Census Tracts in the bottom 10% Median Household Income (2012-2013)

  • MATES does not provide information about cancer risk from air pollution in the Antelope Valley.
  • Areas with the lowest calculated risk are in the Sandberg/ Gorman area, and on Catalina Island.
  • The areas with the highest calculated risk are near the Port of LA and Port of Long Beach.
  • MATES IV found average air toxics risk decrease of 65% relative to MATES III (conducted 2004-2006).
  • Lower income areas typically have medium to high risk of cancer.