Climate Action Plan

View the Climate Action Plan initiatives and track our progress online in real time!


In fall 2020, the City began the public engagement process to update Charleston's Climate Action Plan.  

View the DRAFT Climate Action Plan

View the Climate Action Plan Community Meeting: March 2021

As part of the public comment period for the draft Climate Action Plan, which ended on March 28, 2021, the Resilience and Sustainability Office held a virtual community meeting to present the draft Climate Action Plan, seek feedback and address comments and questions from the public. 

If you weren’t able to join us, you can re-watch a recording of the meeting!  

Feedback received was incorporated into the final Climate Action Plan.   The March 2021 survey results are available here.

2010 Charleston Green Plan

On February 23rd, 2010 City Council received (not adopted) the Charleston Green Plan. They also created the current Resiliency and Sustainability Advisory Committee (PDF) to oversee initiatives where ordinances or funding are involved.

Green Plan Cover

Section Download

Charleston’s Sustainability and Climate Action Plan addresses the following topics:

Full Plan Download

Summary Download

Also available for download is: