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

Georgetown Climate Center hosts transportation event at COP24

The Georgetown Climate Center is hosted a side event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. Presented in partnership with Université du Québec à Montréal and the University of California, Davis, the event focused on regional collaborations to reduce carbon emissions from transportation. Learn more and view a recording of the event...

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...

Regulatory Considerations for Utility Investment in EV Charging Infrastructure

This report from the Georgetown Climate Center and M.J. Bradley & Associates explores the role of state utility regulators in evaluating potential investments by electric utilities in EV charging infrastructure.

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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