GCC welcomes Mark Rupp as our new Adaptation Program Director

The Georgetown Climate Center is delighted to welcome Mark Rupp as our new Adaptation Program Director. Mark will lead GCC’s adaptation team, and provide strategic direction for its work in support of resilience, equity, and community-based solutions at the local, state, and federal levels. Read the full announcement...

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...

GCC and MJB&A release updated mapping and planning tools for strategic electric vehicle infrastructure investment

Georgetown Climate Center and M.J. Bradley & Associates, an ERM Company, have developed the nationwide E-DRIVE and regional ILIT mapping and analysis tools to inform discussions between policymakers, local communities, and other stakeholders in considering priority locations for EV fast charging infrastructure investments. Learn more...

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...

Georgetown Climate Center and Capital Region Planning Commission launch innovative resilience partnership in Louisiana's Region 7 Watershed

Bringing together GCC's nationally recognized expertise and CRPC's extensive local knowledge, the two organizations will work together guided by a project work group to support Louisiana communities in the state's Region 7 Watershed, protecting people from flood risks and promoting resilient, affordable housing. Read more...

New Report: Opportunities for Strategic Federal Electric Vehicle Charging Investments

A new report from GCC and M.J. Bradley & Associates spotlights opportunities for federal investments in electric vehicle charging infrastructure to advance equity, speed economic recovery, and address the climate crisis. Learn more...

New Report: Building housing security and climate resilience through community land trusts

Housing insecurity and the impacts of climate change are interrelated issues increasingly affecting cities across the United States. Community land trusts (CLTs) can present useful partnerships to simultaneously tackle these challenges by promoting community ownership and decisionmaking, and providing permanently affordable and resilient housing. This new report from GCC aims to help state and community leaders support community land trusts and work to enhance climate resilience. Read more...

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.

  • Transportation & Climate Initiative
    GCC facilitates the Transportation & Climate Initiative, a collaboration of Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast states and D.C. working to reduce emissions from transportation and build cleaner, more equitable transportation systems.

  • 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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