TCI Technical Workshop, April 30 in Boston

The Transportation and Climate Initiative held a public workshop April 30 at the Boston Public Library, focused on key design elements of a regional cap and invest program for reducing emissions from transportation. Learn more...

Georgetown Climate Center at the 2019 National Adaptation Forum

The 4th National Adaptation Forum took place April 23 - 25 in Madison, Wisconsin. The Georgetown Climate Center adaptation team lead several sessions and networking opportunities throughout the Forum. Read more about our staff panels and presentations. See the full list of GCC events at NAF 2019

Transportation and Climate Initiative 2019 Workplan

Transportation and Climate Initiative states are working together to develop a regional policy for low-carbon transportation. Check out the workplan for TCI's 2019 regional policy design process and learn about upcoming opportunities for public participation. View the TCI 2019 workplan

Georgetown Climate Center celebrates 10th Anniversary

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, an estimated 200 state, local, and federal officials, non-profit and private partners, academics, students, staff, alumni, and other guests came together to celebrate the Georgetown Climate Center’s 10th Anniversary. The event included remarks from Oregon Governor Kate Brown and former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and virtual greetings from Washington Governor Jay Inslee and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Read more...

Nine States and D.C. to Design Regional Approach to Cap Greenhouse Gas Pollution from Transportation

Transportation and Climate Initiative aims to complete design process before end of 2019. States include Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Read the full announcement on the TCI website

Transportation and Climate Initiative Listening Session Summary Report Now Available

The report summarizes the extraordinary wealth of ideas, suggestions, and perspectives offered by about 500 participants across 6 listening sessions discussing goals for regional transportation. Read more...

Bipartisan Group of 14 States Submits Joint Comments Opposing Clean Power Plan Replacement

A bipartisan group of environment and energy agency leaders from 14 states issued a unified statement opposing the Trump Administration’s proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan with a framework that fails to reduce carbon pollution from power plants and puts their citizens at risk from the dangerous impacts of climate change. Read more...

Georgetown Climate Center receives 2018 Climate and Energy Leadership Award from Metropolitan Council of Governments

The honor is awarded for extraordinary leadership in environmental stewardship and climate change action. GCC is this year's educational honoree, selected for the staff and students' work engaging community members by convening and facilitating the Far Northeast Ward 7 Climate Equity Advisory Group. Read more...

Transportation and Climate Initiative Welcomes the Commonwealth of Virginia

Virginia becomes 13th TCI jurisdiction working together for low-carbon transportation solutions Read more...

Resources to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change

Check out the new Adaptation Clearinghouse 2.0 database and networking website, which was launched by the Georgetown Climate Center. Learn more

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Nine States and D.C. to Design Regional Approach to Cap Greenhouse Gas Pollution from Transportation
A coalition of nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia today announced their intent to design a new regional low-carbon transportation policy proposal that would cap and reduce carbon emissions from the combustion of transportation fuels, and invest proceeds from the program into low-carbon and more resilient transportation infrastructure. States aim to complete design process before end of 2019.

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