A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment



General information

Hill Heat

     · “...the dynamic site focused entirely on covering global warming developments on Capitol Hill.

        You’ll find a complete listing of global-warming related Congressional hearings and other events,

        as well as informative commentary and analysis, organized by category and topic.”

Netroots Nation

Silencing Science Tracker

     · "...a joint initiative of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the Climate Science Legal

          Defense Fund. It tracks government attempts to restrict or prohibit scientific research,

          education or discussion, or the publication or use of scientific information, since the

          November 2016 election."

Resilient Land Mapping Tool @ TNC

United States of Climate Change @ Weather Channel

Meteorological conditions

Wind map

US Drought Monitor

Data initiatives

Archive of government climate datasets

Finance initiatives

American Green Bank Consortium @ Coalition for Green Capital

Law & regulations

Global Climate Protection Act of 1987 (S.420)

Climate Deregulation Tracker

     · "...identifies steps taken by the Trump administration and Congress to scale back or wholly

     eliminate ederal climate mitigation and adaptation measures."

Government supported tools

Global Change Research Program

     National Climate Assessments

          Interactive Atlas

Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation (CMRA)

US Climate Resilience Toolkit

FEMA’s National Risk Index

Subnational government initiatives

Climate Mayors

Mayors Climate Protection Center

Governors' Wind & Solar Energy Coalition

US Climate Alliance

     · "...a bipartisan coalition of 24 governors securing America’s net-zero future by advancing state-led,

       high-impact climate action."

Institutions ~ Civil society campaigns, networks & alliances

America Is All In

     · America Is All In is the "joined forces" of:

        · America's Plege Initiative

        · We Are Still In

              · "Mayors, governors, and business leaders first began signing the We Are Still In declaration

             in June 2017 as a promise to world leaders that Americans would not retreat from the global

                pact to reduce emissions and stem the causes of climate change. The bipartisan coalition has

                since doubled in size, expanding to include over 3,500 representatives from all 50 states,

                spanning large and small businesses, mayors and governors, university presidents, faith

                leaders, tribal leaders, and cultural institutions."

Campaign for Climate Literacy

Change the Chamber

Climate Principals

Green Power Partnership (GPP)

     Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)

No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge

Science for Climate Action Network (SCAN)

Institutions ~ NGOs  

Americans for Carbon Dividends (AFCD)

Center for Auto Safety

     Safe Climate Campaign

Climate Advocacy Lab

Climate Cabinet Education


     American Climate Leadership Awards

Vote Climate US PAC

Vote Solar

Institutions ~ Research

Adaptation Partners

American Meteorological Society (AMS)

Atmospheric Science Librarians International

National Academy of Sciences

     Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate

REPEAT Project (Rapid Energy Policy Evaluation and Analysis Toolkit)

Institutions ~ Private sector & industry associations  

Advanced Power Alliance

American Clean Power (ACP)

     2021 Annual Market Report

Air Permitting Forum (APF)

     · APF does noFt appear to have its own website.

CCS Alliance

NAAQS Implementation Coalition

Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG)

     · UARG does not appear to have its own website.

USA ~ Climate change & energy

Note that each of the topics on this page are focused exclusively on the USA; more resources

     that include coverage of the USA can be found starting at the Climate change hub.

Contents of this page:

     · General information & resources

       · Meteorological conditions

         · Data initiatives

           · Finance initiatives

             · Laws & regulations

               · Government supported tools

                 · Subnational government initiatives

                   · Institutions

                       ~ Civil society campaigns, networks & alliances

                       ~ NGOs

                       ~ Research

                       ~ Private industry associations

Also see:

     · US Executive branch, where climate change-focused agencies & initiatives are highlighted.

       · US States

Short-term Energy Outlook
GHG estimates 2023