|HOUSTON – July 13, 2023 – The City of Houston has released a combined update detailing the impressive progress made on major initiatives of both Resilient Houston and the Climate Action Plan after three years of implementation.
“Earth Day HTX 2023 marked three years of laser-focused cooperation between all city departments and our dedicated community partners to push forth initiatives for a cleaner, greener Houston and I’m proud to say that we are exceeding expectations mapped out in these two plans,” proclaimed Mayor Turner. “We track 30 measurable goals and are transparent with where we are on each one of them. We are on track to meet or exceed almost every goal and even though this is my last year in office, the wheels are in motion for future administrations to continue building on this success.”
Resilient Houston and the Climate Action Plan helped cement the foundation for Mayor Turner’s vision of making Houston a more resilient and sustainable city. Built on existing efforts, the plans focus on challenges like preparing Houstonians for uncertainty, ensuring neighborhood safety and the equitable distribution of resources, planning for the energy transition, optimizing urban infrastructure, and other vital components. The plans outline specific actions for the city, partners, and communities to come together to solve these challenges, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable populations.