GCC and MJB&A release updated Regional Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Location Identification Toolkit

The Regional EV Charging Infrastructure Location Identification Toolkit (ILIT) includes interactive maps and an Excel-based modeling tool to help state and local governments plan for more equitable and informed investments in electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Learn more and access the ILIT...

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...

Updates from the Transportation & Climate Initiative

June 10, 2021 - Responding to extensive input from stakeholders over the past two months, jurisdictions working to implement the Transportation and Climate Initiative Program (TCI-P) – Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and the District of Columbia – in consultation with the other eight collaborating TCI states, today shared a package of updates and new materials for public feedback. Read more...

Season 2 of the Level Up Audio Project is Now Available!

New podcast alert! GCC is excited to partner with FEMA Region 9 to bring you Season 2 of the Level Up Audio Project, which highlights stories of community resilience. Each episode features conversations with practitioners making hazard mitigation action a priority in their work and communities. Listen to Seasons 1 and 2 now...

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

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Community-Informed Heat Relief
    Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other weather-related hazard. To help policymakers and communities address this public health threat, the Georgetown Climate Center developed Community-Informed Heat Relief: Policy Options for Addressing Urban Extreme Heat in High-Risk Communities.

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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. To help state and community leaders support community land trusts and work to enhance climate resilience, the Georgetown Climate Center has released Community Land = Community Resilience: How Community Land Trusts Can Support Urban Affordable Housing and Climate Initiatives, a comprehensive guide.

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