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What does the Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia v. EPA mean for the federal government's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and act on climate change? On July 6, 2022, Georgetown Climate Center convened a webinar of Clean Air Act legal experts to explore questions arising in the wake of the decision.
This memorandum provides an overview of funding available to states in IIJA, and potentially available in BBBA, for climate-related investments — including formula funding and competitive grants for climate change mitigation and adaptation, natural and working lands resiliency, low-carbon infrastructure, clean energy deployment, and environmental justice — along with key considerations for states that wish to take full advantage of this historic opportunity.
Georgetown Climate Center conducts legal and policy analysis, facilitates dialogues between federal and state agency leaders, and convenes states and stakeholders to inform the development of federal standards to reduce carbon pollution from the power sector.
Georgetown Climate Center convenes states and other stakeholders to discuss opportunities for state leadership on climate and clean energy. The facilitation of regional and multi-state forums informs the development and implementation of federal policies and programs, and serves as a resource for states. Georgetown Climate Center also facilitates engagement by subnational leaders, including governors and state agency leaders, in international climate policy development.
An online database and networking site that serves policymakers and others who are working to help communities adapt to climate change. This page includes resources to help policymakers understand, plan, and prepare for impacts of climate change to the energy sector, ranging from changes in energy demand to preparing for threats to energy infrastructure.
In the past year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken a number of steps to monitor and regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the Clean Air Act (CAA) and other existing authorities. This...
Citing a lack of bipartisan support Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Thursday that upcoming energy legislation won’t include a cap on carbon emissions or a renewable energy standard. Instead, the Senate will...