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Climate Action Plans

Description: This map depicts states that have completed plans to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Emissions Caps for Electricity

Description: This map shows states that cap greenhouse gas emissions through performance standards or through cap and trade systems.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Energy Efficiency Standards and Targets

Description: This map shows states with policies to promote efficient generation, transmission, and use of energy.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Financial Incentives for CCS

Description: This map shows states that provide financial incentives for deploying carbon capture and storage technology.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Registries

Description: This map shows states with common systems for consistent and transparent reporting of greenhouse gas emissions.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Description: This map identifies states that are either considering, or have already adopted a low carbon fuel standard.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Policies

Description: This map shows state laws and regulations that affect medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. The policies include tax incentives, fines, guidelines, and grants.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Description: This map shows states that have laws and regulations that incentivize the use of plug-in electric passenger vehicles. Policies include mandates for states to acquire plug-in electric vehicles for state fleets, access to High Occupancy Vehicle lanes or designated parking for plug-in electric vehicles, and financial incentives to private owners of such vehicles.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)

Description: This map shows states using property-assessed clean energy (PACE) programs to finance renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Public Benefit Funds

Description: This map shows states with funds dedicated to supporting energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Regional Initiatives

Description: This map shows states that participate in regional initiatives to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and increase generation of renewable energy.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Renewable & Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards

Description: This map shows states with standards requiring electric utilities to generate a percentage of electricity from renewable energy sources.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Renewables 2010: Global Status Report

Description: This report describes economic trends in building the capacity of renewable energy in several countries.
Date: 2010
Creator: Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

State Adaptation Plans

Description: This map shows states with plans for adapting to global climate change.
Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

VMT-Related Policies and Incentives

Description: This map shows states with policies to curb the climb of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by encouraging carpooling, alternative transportation, and compact land development.
Date: 2010
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Our Planet : Green Economy - Making it work

Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to programs in several countries that are investing in a "green economy" in order to ensure the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources.
Date: February 2010
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan

Description: This action plan articulates the most significant ecosystem problems for the Great Lakes, and describes efforts to address them. The five areas are toxic substances, invasive species, health and pollution, wildlife and habitat preservation and restoration, and finally a component that covers accountability and evaluation.
Date: February 21, 2010
Creator: United States. Council on Environmental Quality.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries