Climate XChange Staff

State Priority Climate Action Plans Assessment Spreadsheet

Climate XChange, Evergreen Collaborative, and RMI reviewed 47 climate plans from 45 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia that were submitted to the U.S. EPA as part of the Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program. This program, a...

Policy Explainer: Reducing SF6 Emissions through Power Sector Regulations

Climate XChange’s Dashboard Digest is a deep dive on each of the policies that we track in the State Climate Policy Dashboard and an exploration of how these policies can interact with one another to form a robust policy landscape....

We Read 6,795 Pages of State Climate Plans. Here’s a First Look at What We Found.

Almost every state has stood up to take action on the latest IRA opportunity. Here are the numbers documenting their climate ambition. Millions of dollars are about to flow to states to help them tackle their unique local climate challenges. The...

Policy Primer: Reframing How We Think About Industrial Emissions

Climate XChange’s Dashboard Digest is a deep dive on each of the policies that we track in the State Climate Policy Dashboard and an exploration of how these policies can interact with one another to form a robust policy landscape....

2023 State Climate Progress: Our Full List of Enacted Policies and Trends

The Policy Progress section of our biweekly newsletter shares newly enacted state climate policies, including legislation and executive branch regulations. Below is an archive of our Policy Progress updates from 2023 and four trends we’ve seen from the policies states...

Giving Thanks for All We’ve Accomplished with our Community

Every Giving Tuesday, we reflect on the year’s accomplishments, grateful for all of the support we’ve received. This year, we: Equipped our State Climate Policy Network with information on key policies and opportunities for collaboration across states. We hosted: Deep Dive...

Policy Explainer: Reducing Buildings Sector Emissions by Financing Energy Efficiency Projects

Climate XChange’s Dashboard Digest is a deep dive on each of the policies that we track in the State Climate Policy Dashboard and an exploration of how these policies can interact with one another to form a robust policy landscape....

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Policy Explainer: How States Can Create Resilient and Sustainable Cities Through Cool Roof Policy

Destiny Gonzalez ǀ Policy & Research ProgramThis summer, cities endured soaring temperatures well beyond 100°F, making it likely the hottest summer on global record. Urban settings tend to trap more heat than less densely populated areas — straining economic resources,...

Policy Explainer: How Appliance Standards Can Cut Emissions and Increase Savings

Climate XChange’s Dashboard Digest is a deep dive on each of the policies that we track in the State Climate Policy Dashboard and an exploration of how these policies can interact with one another to form a robust policy landscape....