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State Climate Policy Resource Hub

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State Climate Policy Resource HubClimate XChange’s State Climate Policy Resource Hub provides information, resources, and model rules on over 50 state climate policies across seven distinct policy areas.

The policy areas this resource hub focuses on are

  • Climate Governance & Equity
  • Adaptation & Resilience
  • Electricity
  • Buildings & Efficiency
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture
  • Industry, Materials & Waste Management

The Climate Governance & Equity section explains policies that establish targets, plans, accountability, and other important procedures to properly address climate and environmental justice.

The Adaptation & Resilience section discusses policies to prepare for the local impacts of the climate crisis and other environmental disasters.

The Electricity page has information on policies that increase renewable electricity, modernize the grid, and otherwise reduce emissions in the electricity sector.

The Buildings & Efficiency section gives browsers information on policies that decarbonize and reduce energy use in the buildings sector.

The policies in the Transportation section encourage electrification, reduce vehicle use, and otherwise reduce emissions in the transportation sector.

The Agriculture section has policies that promote healthy soil and regenerative agriculture, and reduce food waste.

The policies in the Industry, Materials & Waste Management has information on policies that limit Short-Lived Climate Pollutants, industrial emissions, and material waste.

The policies throughout this resource address topics such as Governance and Planning; Solutions and Funding; Equitable Response; renewables and energy storage; grid and utility reform; Efficiency Programs and Incentives; Standards and Market Mechanisms; State Planning and Investment; Market Mechanisms and Price Incentives; Soil Health & Regenerative Agriculture; emissions standards and material management.

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