Difference between revisions of "Climate Action Plan (Virginia)"

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|Incentive/Summary=Governor Timothy M. Kaine established the Governor's Commission on Climate Change in December 2007. The commission prepared a plan for Virginia that identified ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During the development of the plan, the commission will took the following steps:
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|Incentive/Summary=Governor Timothy M. Kaine established the Governor's Commission on Climate Change in December 2007. The commission prepared a plan for Virginia that identified ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During the development of the plan, the commission took the following steps:
  
Inventory the amount of and contributors to Virginia’s greenhouse gas emissions, including emissions projections through 2025
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Inventoried the amount of and contributors to Virginia’s greenhouse gas emissions, including emissions projections through 2025
  
 
Inventory and projection of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2000 – 2025) - added 12.19.2008
 
Inventory and projection of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2000 – 2025) - added 12.19.2008
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GHG inventory - final draft
 
GHG inventory - final draft
  
Evaluate the expected impacts of climate change on Virginia’s citizens, natural resources and economy
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Evaluated the expected impacts of climate change on Virginia’s citizens, natural resources and economy
  
 
Identify climate change approaches being pursued by other states, regions and the federal government
 
Identify climate change approaches being pursued by other states, regions and the federal government
  
Identify what Virginia needs to do to prepare for the likely consequences of climate change
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Identified what Virginia needs to do to prepare for the likely consequences of climate change
Identify any actions (beyond those identified in the Virginia Energy Plan) that need to be taken to achieve the 30 percent greenhouse gas reduction goal
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Identified any actions (beyond those identified in the Virginia Energy Plan) that need to be taken to achieve the 30 percent greenhouse gas reduction goal
  
 
The Virginia Energy Plan, released in September 2007, set a goal for the Commonwealth to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2025. The reduction in emissions will be partially achieved through energy conservation and renewable energy actions listed in the energy plan.
 
The Virginia Energy Plan, released in September 2007, set a goal for the Commonwealth to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2025. The reduction in emissions will be partially achieved through energy conservation and renewable energy actions listed in the energy plan.

Revision as of 14:00, 9 July 2013


Last modified on July 9, 2013.

EZFeed Policy

Place Virginia


Applies to States or Provinces Virginia
Name Climate Action Plan (Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Climate Policies
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province















Primary Website http://www.sealevelrisevirginia.net/main_CCC_files/climatechange.asp




Information Source Climate Change Action Plan: http://www.sealevelrisevirginia.net/docs/homepage/CCC_Final_Report-Final_12152008.pdf Virginia CZM Program: http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/CoastalZoneManagement/CZMIssuesInitiatives/ClimateChange.aspx EPA Climate and Energy Page: http://www.epa.gov/statelocalclimate/state/tracking/individual/va.html


Summary

Governor Timothy M. Kaine established the Governor's Commission on Climate Change in December 2007. The commission prepared a plan for Virginia that identified ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During the development of the plan, the commission took the following steps:

Inventoried the amount of and contributors to Virginia’s greenhouse gas emissions, including emissions projections through 2025

Inventory and projection of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2000 – 2025) - added 12.19.2008 Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (1990 - 1999) - added 12.19.2008

GHG inventory - final draft

Evaluated the expected impacts of climate change on Virginia’s citizens, natural resources and economy

Identify climate change approaches being pursued by other states, regions and the federal government

Identified what Virginia needs to do to prepare for the likely consequences of climate change Identified any actions (beyond those identified in the Virginia Energy Plan) that need to be taken to achieve the 30 percent greenhouse gas reduction goal

The Virginia Energy Plan, released in September 2007, set a goal for the Commonwealth to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2025. The reduction in emissions will be partially achieved through energy conservation and renewable energy actions listed in the energy plan.


Policy Contact

Department Virginia Department of Environmental Qualiry



Phone 804-698-4000




















References