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What is SAFE Cities?
SAFE (Stand Against Fossil Fuel Expansion) Cities is a growing movement of neighbors, local government leaders, and advocates phasing out fossil fuels and fast-tracking clean energy solutions at the local level to ensure a just transition.Learn More
The three categories of SAFE policies
Local government resolutions
Non-binding resolutions and Action Plans that explicitly call for the phase out of fossil fuel infrastructure or endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Protection from fossil fuel infrastructure
Policies that block or severely restrict the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure such as refineries, pipelines, storage terminals, and gas stations.
Electrification of buildings and transport
Policies that phase out fossil fuels by requiring new buildings or vehicles to be all-electric. This can also include policies to get fossil fuels out of existing buildings.
There are SAFE Cities on five continents with more local jurisdictions joining every week.
SAFE Cities is spreading around the globe as local jurisdictions work to combat the climate crisis and protect their communities from fossil fuels.
Fossil fuels threaten communities in many different ways, and some SAFE Cities pass multiple policies in order to protect their residents.
82,706,755People covered by SAFE policies
The impact of SAFE Cities is constantly growing, both in terms of greenhouse gas emissions reduced and in term of how many people are protected from dangerous fossil fuel pollutants.