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CCS hosts Chinese Academy of Governance Study Tour to Support China Low Carbon Development Capacity Building

June 1, 2012

CCS hosts Chinese Academy of Governance Study Tour to Support China Low Carbon Development Capacity Building

In May 2012, CCS with its Chinese partner NGO, the Global Environmental Institute (GEI), hosted a delegation of senior administrators and professors from the Chinese Academy of Governance (CAG) and its...

The State of Washington Releases Its Integrated Climate Change Response Strategy

April 3, 2012

The State of Washington Releases Its Integrated Climate Change Response Strategy

The report builds from the findings of the 2009 Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment...

Pacific Coast Leaders Accelerate Clean Economy, Jobs and Investment

March 14, 2012

Pacific Coast Leaders Accelerate Clean Economy, Jobs and Investment

On March 13, 2012 the Governors of California, Oregon, Washington, and the Premier of British Columbia announced an Action Plan to accelerate the emerging global clean economy in the Pacific Region to create and sustain new jobs and investment...

CCS and Greenhouse Gas Management Institute Partner to Develop and Deliver Climate Action Planning Curriculum

January 30, 2012

CCS and Greenhouse Gas Management Institute Partner to Develop and Deliver Climate Action Planning Curriculum

The training course will be “program and geography neutral,” thereby equipping learners with the skills necessary to undertake climate action planning across the globe...

CCS and REMI Conduct a Webinar on Subnational Climate and Energy Policies & Markets

January 18, 2012

CCS and REMI Conduct a Webinar on Subnational Climate and Energy Policies & Markets

In collaboration with REMI, CCS President and CEO Tom Peterson and CCS economists Adam Rose and Dan Wei presented a national webinar titled “Getting Economic Growth, Energy Security and Environmental Benefits on the Same Page”...

Dr. Kathy Wagner, Joins CCS Board; Serves as Director of Johns Hopkins Center

December 20, 2011

Dr. Kathy Wagner, Joins CCS Board; Serves as Director of Johns Hopkins Center

CCS is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathy Wagner has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Wagner is the Director for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, Global Security Center...

California Governor Launches Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation Initiative, Including CCS Guidebook

December 15, 2011

California Governor Launches Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation Initiative, Including CCS Guidebook

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and environmental, business, and public health and safety leaders came together on December 15 in San Francisco at The Governor’s Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California’s Future ...

CCS and Maryland Department of Environment Launch Transportation Strategies Work Group with Economic Development, Bay Focus

December 14, 2011

CCS and Maryland Department of Environment Launch Transportation Strategies Work Group with Economic Development, Bay Focus

As an outgrowth of the Maryland Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act of 2008 (GRRA), the Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) launched a Transportation and Land Use...

CCS-GEI COP 17 Side Event Features US State Department EcoPartnership

December 8, 2011

CCS-GEI COP 17 Side Event Features US State Department EcoPartnership

On December 8, 2011, in Durban, CCS co-hosted a side event with the Beijing-based Global Environment Institute (GEI) featuring US-China engagement and partnership activities underway through the CCS-GEI EcoPartnership awarded by the US State Department and Chinese National Development and Reform Commission...

CCS and US State Department Co-Host COP 17 Subnational Side Event

December 5, 2011

CCS and US State Department Co-Host COP 17 Subnational Side Event

On December 5, 2011, at the international climate conference in Durban, South Africa, CCS co-hosted a subnational side event at the official US government event center with US State Department Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis...

CCS and Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Complete Energy Security and Climate Plan, 46 Actions

November 30, 2011

CCS and Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Complete Energy Security and Climate Plan, 46 Actions

CCS and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet completed a stakeholder-based effort to expand the state’s strategic energy action plan to include climate action...

CCS Identifies 20 Critical Sector Based Policy Actions To Close US Economic, Energy and Emissions Gaps, Spur US Investment

November 30, 2011

CCS Identifies 20 Critical Sector Based Policy Actions To Close US Economic, Energy and Emissions Gaps, Spur US Investment

Findings are based on an updated analysis of recommendations from 18 state climate and energy plans, and new national economic and energy security planning...

CCS Documents Role of Economy, Specific Policy Actions In Driving Major Decline in US Emissions, Energy Shifts

November 30, 2011

CCS Documents Role of Economy, Specific Policy Actions In Driving Major Decline in US Emissions, Energy Shifts

According to new analysis released by CCS on November 30, 2011, projected US emissions of carbon dioxide have fallen 69 percent in relation to 1990 levels compared to previous estimates made since 2005...

CCS Launches the Security and Investment Project with Johns Hopkins Global Security Center, National and Subnational Leaders, Experts

November 30, 2011

CCS Launches the Security and Investment Project with Johns Hopkins Global Security Center, National and Subnational Leaders, Experts

On November 30, 2011, CCS launched a new national initiative, The Security and Investment Project, to support comprehensive leadership strategies for the emerging energy economy...

CCS Signs MOU with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to Develop an Economic Planning and Analysis Template for Provinces

September 29, 2011

CCS Signs MOU with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to Develop an Economic Planning and Analysis Template for Provinces

On September 29, 2011, CCS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of Policy and Management of the Chinese Academy of of Sciences (CAS)...

CCS Releases Adaptation Guidebook

September 13, 2011

CCS Releases Adaptation Guidebook

The Center for Climate Strategies Adaptation Guidebook includes a catalogue of adaptation actions, detailed review of state and local adaptation plans and comprehensive methodology and supporting templatesfor sub national adaptation planning...

CCS and US Mexico Border Environment Cooperation Commission Hold Regional Training Workshop

July 16, 2011

CCS and US Mexico Border Environment Cooperation Commission Hold Regional Training Workshop

On July 16, 2011, CCS conducted a regional workshop to help state, regional and federal agencies and experts in the six Mexico Border States create and conduct economic analyses of comprehensive state climate action plans...

CCS and GEI Selected as EcoPartners by U.S. and Chinese National Governments

May 17, 2011

CCS and GEI Selected as EcoPartners by U.S. and Chinese National Governments

They were recently selected by the U.S. Department of State and Chinese National Development and Reform Commission as one of six new EcoPartners to promote U.S.-China sub national action and cooperation on energy, climate, and economic issues.

National Energy Security Blueprint Reflects State Stakeholder Recommendations

April 20, 2011

National Energy Security Blueprint Reflects State Stakeholder Recommendations

Last week President Obama announced a National Energy Security Blueprint and a portfolio of sector based policy actions designed to reduce energy dependence and price increases.

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