Local Climate Initiatives

Resource for Residents: Greening the Holidays!

Did you know? The amount of household waste in the U.S. increases an average of 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day (EPA). Everyone can “Green” their holidays and help reduce the amount of waste generated during this time by thinking outside the box. Learn more... Read More

Job Alert: USGBC Energy Programs Manager

The Energy Programs Manager is a customer-focused position concentrated on growing the adoption of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) programs. This position will drive market uptake of new GBCI offerings including Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) certification. This position... Read More

Resource: Mid-Atlantic Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (MARISA)

MARISA’s broad regional support for climate-adaptation and resilience activities, including the Seasonal Climate Impacts Summary and climate-informed intensity-duration-frequency curves (graphical representations of rainfall probability) for the region, is complemented by research and outreach in three locations: Baltimore, Maryland; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Virginia’s rural coastal communities.... Read More

Job Alert: WMATA Sr. Sustainability Program Coordinator

The Office of Sustainability, within Metro’s Department of Planning and Performance, is working to drive organizational change through planning and strategy development. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to coordinate and advance best practices for climate resilience, adaptation, mitigation, and resource efficiency while communicating... Read More