Climate Communities is located in the iconic DC headquarters of the National Association of Realtors, the first LEED-certified building in Washington. We are on Capitol Hill and steps away from Union Station. Come visit us when you are in town.
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW | Suite 600 | Washington, DC 20001 Phone: (202) 261-6011 | Fax: (202) 261-9884 | E-mail: email@example.com
Climate Communities is a national coalition of cities and counties that is educating federal policymakers about the essential role of local governments in developing new approaches to create livable communities, reduce energy use, improve water efficiency, and curb greenhouse gas emissions. Climate Communities is working with local governments to ensure that federal policies provide strong incentives and resources for local sustainability actions.
Founded in 2007, Climate Communities has achieved a number of significant successes, including:
Climate Communities has been busy on the federal legislative/administrative front. Activities have included:
Climate Communities hosts a monthly webinar series (the last Thursday of the month at 2 pm Eastern). The webinar trainings focus on funding opportunities that can support local sustainability initiatives, local government sustainability best practices and federal sustainability policies that benefit or impact cities and counties. Climate Communities also organizes frequent conferences, workshops and events to pull local government leaders together, as well as leads regular advocacy campaigns to support federal sustainability programs important to localities.