Days Until Our
2023 Conference!

Accelerating resiliency planning in communities across the Commonwealth

Search

State Climate Policy Resource Hub

Home » Community Action » Resilience Plans » State Climate Policy Resource Hub

State Climate Policy Resource Hub

Home » Community Action » Resilience Plans » State Climate Policy Resource Hub

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.

Click here for more information.

Become a Member
Become a Sponsor
Become a Volunteer

Sign Up for E-News

Get news and notifications from Resilient Virginia.

The Resilience Calendar

  • Understanding the 2025 Budget and Appropriations Process
    Date: February 29, 2024
    Location:

    The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing about the latest presidential budget proposal and the outlook for Congressional appropriations for fiscal year 2025.

    Learn more and register

  • 2024 Legislative Update Call Series
    Date: March 1, 2024
    Location:

    The 2024 General Assembly will be unlike any session we've seen in recent years, with high stakes for the future of environmental protection in Virginia. Register now to join Virginia LCV Executive Director Mike…

  • NCA5 Webinar: Economics and Supply Chains
    Date: March 4, 2024
    Location:

    The NCA5 chapter webinars are an opportunity for you to hear about the findings of a particular chapter from the authors themselves. Each virtual one-hour event is expected to include some time for Q&…

  • 2024 Legislative Update Call Series
    Date: March 8, 2024
    Location:

    The 2024 General Assembly will be unlike any session we've seen in recent years, with high stakes for the future of environmental protection in Virginia. Register now to join Virginia LCV Executive Director Mike…

Latest News & Resources

Resilient Virginia News: Winter 2024

Spring 2024 Resiliency Academy | Program and Project Updates | Understanding the Intersection of Climate Risk, Food System Resilience, and Racial Equity | Community Change Grants Program | State of Clean Energy | Pathways to Resilient Communities: Infrastructure Designed for the Environmental Hazards in Your Region | Virginia Flood Resilience Funding Outreach Assessment | Journal of Disaster Studies | Resilient Virginia Resources | Muted: Climate Marginalization in America | Sinking Land on East Coast Threatens Critical Infrastructure | As the Number of American Farms and Farmers Declines, Agriculture Secretary Urges Climate Action to Reverse the Trend | 2023’s Billion-Dollar Disasters List Shattered the US Record with 28 Big Weather and Climate Disasters Amid Earth’s Hottest Year on Record

Read More »

2023 Listening Session Summary

Our 2023 Listening Session discussion focused on roadblocks to building community resilience and challenges in communicating about resilience and strategies to overcome these roadblocks; as well as collaboration, partnerships, and other ways to work with others on resilience.

Read More »

CFPF Funding Provides Hope for Rural Communities

CFPF funding provides communities across Virginia with the resources they need to address the impacts of increasing flooding events. Rural communities, who often face a gap in capacity and funding, can use this funding to close those gaps and address flooding impacts. Take a look at how Martinsville, Halifax, and South Boston are using the funding to build their flood resilience.

Read More »