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- Create climate action plans and climate performance standards that lead to measurable progress.
- Access new federal transportation and energy resources to enhance resilience plans and mitigate emissions.
- Identify opportunities in new legislation and program guidance for improving and advancing building efficiency, net zero initiatives, codes, and resilience planning.
It has been a tumultuous year for climate and energy policy in Washington. Amidst the noisy debate have come significant policy developments from new climate programs in infrastructure legislation to executive action. Now, Congress may be on the brink of enacting sweeping new climate and energy policies. Experts will let you know what's changed, what's ahead, and what communities should expect. Federal climate and energy policy is changing at a rapid pace. Yet, more remains to be done to truly tackle the climate crisis and make the nation more resilient. Congress and the White House have been busy with a variety of new programs and executive actions.
Insiders will detail what planners can expect from the new transportation climate and resilience programs, including new performance measurement requirements. Experts will also examine new initiatives related to planning for electric vehicles, a federal resilience strategy, and improved building codes. Congress appears poised for even more sweeping action as a long-stalled budget reconciliation bill has new life on Capitol Hill. We will look at what may be ahead and how the election and court rulings may affect climate policy heading into the 118th Congress.