Database of Climate Policy Databases

October 2020

Many climate policy databases and resources exist for the federal, state, and local levels – but it can be time consuming to find the resource you need. At Climate Cabinet Education, we’ve compiled many of these resources for our own reference. Now, we want to share our “database of climate policy databases” with you! 

As always, we’re committed to centralizing climate and clean energy information so that it is accessible and actionable for decision makers, advocates and the public. Know of a resource that should be added to this list? Let us know. You can contact us at education@climatecabinet.org.‍

International Resources

Federal Resources

State Resources

Local Resources

  • CDP Database- CDP
  • Hundreds of data sets on local action towards a global sustainable economy (including GHG emissions, mitigation actions, climate hazards, etc.). Can’t organize by county or city, making it difficult to use.
  • Electrify The South Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy Toolkit- Electrify The South
  • This toolkit includes best-practice local government EV policies from around the country with links to real-world examples.
  • ProGov21- ProGov
  • Searchable library of progressive laws and practices at the city level, along with toolkits for effective communication and advocacy. Not comprehensive.
  • Municode- Municode
  • Municipal policy database that municipalities often use to upload their own general codes

Pathways Across Jurisdictions

  • Model Laws For Deep Decarbonization In The US- Sabin Center
  • Database of more than 1000 models and actual federal, state and local laws that legislatures can customize and adopt in order to achieve deep reductions in fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Just Solutions Collective- Solutions Library
  • This library of research, analysis, and example legislation is intended to support BIPOC and frontline communities, allies, and policymakers in ensuring best practices for justice and equity are included in climate justice and policy frameworks.

Adaptation

Deregulation Tracker

Clean Energy Jobs

Advocacy

Justice Maps