Local Government Resources

Pittsburgh Green Guide

Pittsburgh City Government’s Sustainability Website

Local Government Greening Resources:
ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability is an organization that helps local municipalities perform a greenhouse gas emissions inventory and establish a plan to reduce emissions.

Climate Change Roadmap for Pennsylvania establishes statewide recommendations towards reducing emissions in Pennsylvania.

Presidential Climate Action Project launched by the Obama Administration to further local plans.

The EPA provides state and local resources for Climate Action Planning & Establishing an Emissions Inventory, a tool that allows for Monitoring of GHG Emitters, and general Climate Change Information.

PEW Center’s Map of Climate Action Plans provides an interactive resource for the Nation’s state level plans.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Center provides resources municipal governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and join more than 600 mayors in signing The Mayors Climate Protection Agreement.

Green Playbook for Buildings, Neighborhoods, and Cities is a generalized, step-by-step tool for greening the built environment that was created by a consortium of local governments, non-profits, government agencies, and utilities following the Mayors Climate Protection Agreement.

Climate Wizard allows the user to choose a state or country to view how climate has changed over time and to project what future changes are predicted to occur.


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