Greauxing Resilience at Home: A Regional Vision

June 16, 2022 - GCC and CRPC today released new policy and planning resources for communities working to improve affordable housing and flood resilience, co-created through a two-year collaborative process with people who live and work in southeast Louisiana. Explore the Regional Vision...

New Blog Post: States Can Use BIL to Reduce Emissions and Lessen Vulnerability to Oil Price Shocks

World oil prices have spiked in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. States can use funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to help reduce America’s vulnerability to oil price shocks and high gas prices, while investing in transportation infrastructure that curbs climate-changing emissions. Read more...

GCC and WRI share guidance for climate-smart, equitable BIL investments

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law represents an historic opportunity for states and cities to invest in critical infrastructure. WRI and GCC share five principles government leaders can use to ensure transportation investments under BIL advance climate and equity goals. Read the full post...

Issue Brief: Estimating the Greenhouse Gas Impact of Federal Infrastructure Investments in the IIJA

The bipartisan federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act represents a historic investment in the underpinnings of our economy, especially when it comes to transportation. GCC analyzed the bill to understand how these investments could help or hinder state and federal GHG reduction goals. Read the full analysis...

Community-Informed Heat Relief: Policy Options for Addressing Urban Extreme Heat in High-Risk Communities

Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other weather-related hazard. GCC worked with DC DOEE, affected individuals, and service providers in the DC area to develop a set of policy options and solutions for keeping people and communities safe from extreme urban heat. Learn more and read the report...

Resources to Help Communities Build Resilience and Adapt to Climate Change

GCC's Adaptation Clearinghouse is an online resource database and networking site that serves policymakers and others who are working to help communities adapt to climate change. Go to the Adaptation Clearinghouse

Featured Content

  • Legal & Policy Toolkits
    GCC has developed several legal and policy toolkits to help states and communities working to build resilience to climate impacts. The toolkits include practical legal and policy tools, best and emerging practices, and case studies on topics like equitable adaptation, managed retreat, extreme urban heat, green infrastructure, and more.

  • Issue Brief: How can IIJA investments impact GHG emissions?
    The bipartisan federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act represents a historic investment in the underpinnings of our economy, especially when it comes to transportation. GCC analyzed the bill to understand how these investments could impact GHG emissions and climate goals.

  • Op-ed: Mark Rupp: "Infrastructure funding offers unprecedented resilience opportunity"
    In a new op-ed published in American City and County, GCC Adaptation Program Director Mark Rupp writes that even as lawmakers emphasize that $47 billion of the funding is slated for resilience-focused programs, the entire $1.2 trillion law can and should be viewed and applied through a resilience lens.

  • Resilience partnership in Louisiana's Region 7 Watershed
    Guided by a local project work group, GCC and the Capital Region Planning Commission are working to support Louisiana's Region 7 Watershed communities, protecting people from flood risks and promoting resilient, affordable housing.

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Issue Brief: Estimating the Greenhouse Gas Impacts of IIJA
The bipartisan federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act represents a historic investment in the underpinnings of our economy, especially when it comes to transportation. GCC analyzed the bill to understand how these investments could help or hinder state and federal GHG reduction goals.

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