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Recording Now Available: Webinar on Understanding the Supreme Court's Decision in West Virginia v. EPA (July 6, 2022)
July 12, 2022
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...

Statement from the Georgetown Climate Center on FHWA's Proposed GHG Performance Measure
July 7, 2022
This morning, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, released a proposed rule to guide states and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) in measuring and...

Statement from GCC Executive Director Kate Zyla on the Supreme Court West Virginia v. EPA decision
June 30, 2022
“The Supreme Court’s decision today makes it harder for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gas pollution at a time when the urgent need to address the causes of climate change is only...

GCC and CRPC celebrate launch of Greauxing Resilience at Home with project collaborators in Baton Rouge
June 30, 2022
Over 130 people joined GCC and Capital Region Planning Commission (CRPC) for the online release of Greauxing Resilience at Home: A Regional Vision, a set of legal, policy and planning resources to promote community...

GCC and Capital Region Planning Commission share Greauxing Resilience at Home: A Regional Vision
June 16, 2022
New locally-informed legal, planning, and policy resources for housing and flood resilience Louisiana is one of the hardest-hit areas in the United States as extreme weather events and regular flooding become more...

Fellowship Opportunity: GCC Seeks Graduating Law Students for Justice Fellow Program
February 18, 2022
The Georgetown Climate Center is seeking two graduating JD students for one-year Georgetown Justice Fellowships. GCC is offering two full-time, paid positions: the Justice Fellow for Mitigation will join GCC’s efforts...

GCC welcomes Mark Rupp as new Adaptation Program Director
January 19, 2022
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,...

Issue Brief: Estimating the Greenhouse Gas Impact of Federal Infrastructure Investments in the IIJA
December 16, 2021
Executive Summary By any measure, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA),[ref title=""]Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, H.R. 3684, 117th Congress (2021)...

Evaluation and Development of Regional Infrastructure for Vehicle Electrification (E-DRIVE)
October 15, 2021
The Evaluation and Development of Regional Infrastructure for Vehicle Electrification (E-DRIVE) is a user-friendly analytical tool that supports the planning of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging infrastructure...

Regional EV Charging Infrastructure Location Identification Toolkit (ILIT)
August 17, 2021
The Regional EV Charging Infrastructure Location Identification Toolkit for the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast states provides resources to support state and local government planning for more equitable and informed investments in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.