State and Local Climate and Energy Program
- State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter
- State Partner Network Newsletter
- State Climate and Energy Webcast Series Update
- Heat Islands Newsletter
State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter
The State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter shares important state and local developments in climate change and clean energy policies, programs, and opportunities. On average, subscribers can expect to receive one email message per week with new policy developments; information on new studies, reports, and upcoming events; and announcements about funding opportunities.
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State Partner Network Newsletter
The State Climate and Energy Partner Network Newsletter is open to any state staff involved in advancing clean energy opportunities, developing climate change mitigation policies and programs, looking to understand and describe the benefits of climate actions, and/or seeking up-to-date information on what other states are doing.
Upon registering for the Network Newsletter, a subscriber will receive EPA's weekly summary of state climate and energy policy news.
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State Climate and Energy Webcast Series Update
The State Climate and Energy webcasts are also available as a series of Podcasts, which can be downloaded on this website or played via iTunes®.
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EPA's State Climate and Energy Webcast Series Update alerts state staff about the latest climate and energy programs and policies. The State Webcast Series (formerly known as the State Technical Forum) helps state staff explore analytical questions and key issues surrounding state climate and clean energy efforts, such as measuring air quality benefits, electricity demand reductions, cost savings, and economic development. Organized as a regular discussion among state energy, environmental, and public utility commission officials, the State Webcast Series features peer exchanges and expert presentations. Visit the State Climate and Energy Webcast page to review archived presentations and other materials.
To Subscribe: To sign up for the Update or get more information on State Climate and Energy Webcasts, contact Julia Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Heat Islands Newsletter
The term “heat island” describes built up areas that are hotter than nearby rural areas. Heat islands can affect communities by increasing summertime peak energy demand, air conditioning costs, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, heat-related illness and mortality, and water quality. Communities can take a number of common-sense measures to reduce the effects of summertime heat islands. EPA's Heat Island website provides information on the heat island effect, its impacts, and the strategies that communities can take to reduce urban temperatures. EPA's Heat Island Newsletter keeps registrants informed with periodic announcements of funding opportunities, webcasts, publications, and events of interest to the urban heat island community.
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