Like candidates’ requests for campaign money, city budget talks seem to be never-ending. But so many of the pressing needs confronting our elected officials, from health crises to housing or lack thereof, are exacerbated by the ever-increasing climate catastrophes besetting our warming planet.
In January 2023, once again we urged Mayor Breed to include funding in her budget proposal, for SF Environment Department to continue implementing the City’s Climate Action Plan. The request is for less than $7 million, reasonable in an annual budget of $14 billion. Many letters were sent. We'll see what her budget includes when it's due June 1st.