Education, outreach, and engagement are critical when implementing and applying policies and regulations designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and identify new strategies to meet the state’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. Climate change research and educational outreach is being conducted at a state, national, and global level. Here are some of the many resources available to you:
Yale Climate Connections
: Yale Climate Connections is a nonpartisan, multimedia service providing daily broadcast radio programming and original web-based reporting, commentary, and analysis on the issue of climate change.
Climate Resources for Educators
: Educational resources, such as lesson plans, activities, and data catalogs, are provided below and can be used by educators with students to connect real data to climate change.
Reports & Publications
CT's 2013 Greenhouse Gas Inventory
: This 2013 Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Summary (2013 Summary) provides an overview of the state’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 1990 to 2013, the most recent year for which full data are available.
GC3 Exploratory Report
: This report summarizes the work undertaken and preliminary results of those efforts as well as recommendations for activities and further analysis in 2016.
Climate Change Regulations
: Connecticut has been a leading state in developing climate change legislation. Find out more about the many laws passed that will help Connecticut reach our greenhouse gas mitigation goals.
Content last updated January 2018