GCC to host COP27 side event on subnational leadership with The Climate Registry and US Green Building Council

Subnational governments play important roles in allocating funding and implementing policies that encourage greenhouse gas reduction and improve quality of life for people and communities. On 10 November, GCC, The Climate Registry, and US Green Building Council will host a session featuring US state and local leaders at the forefront of climate action at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh. Event details...

11 Transportation Agencies Voice Support for Federal Proposal to Track Greenhouse Gas Emissions from National Highways

Oct. 13, 2022 - In joint comments facilitated by GCC, transportation agencies from 10 states and the District of Columbia expressed their support for a proposed federal framework to measure and set targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation on the National Highway System. Agency leaders said the measures could help reduce climate pollution and increase resilience. Read more...

Driving Resilience: How the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act can support widespread climate resilience

In a new blog post from GCC, Justice Fellow Suhasini Ghosh discusses how resilience is integrated throughout sections of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, including enhanced funding for new and existing programs that help communities stay safe from extreme weather, flooding, wildfires, and other climate impacts. Read the full blog post...

Webinar Recording: Understanding the Supreme Court's Decision in West Virginia v. EPA

On July 6, GCC hosted a webinar featuring a panel of Clean Air Act experts to explore the Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia v. EPA and what it means for federal regulation and climate action. A recording of the webinar is now available. View the webinar recording and more...

8 Ways US States and Cities Can Create a National EV Charging Network

There are about 6,000 EV fast chargers and 40,000 Level 2 chargers across the US. These numbers need to increase significantly to match EV consumer demand. A new blog from GCC and World Resources Institute gives steps cities and states can use to expand charging networks: Read the blog post...

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...

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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