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Resources and Education: Energy and Climate Change

Policies and Programs


Arizona Climate Action Initiative


Arizona Climate Change Action Plan (pdf)


EPA Energy Star Program


European Union Emission Trading Scheme


Greater Tucson Strategic Energy Plan


HUD Energy Efficient Mortgage Program


Pima County Green Building Program


TEP Guarantee Home Program


TRICO SunWatts Program


Tucson Electric Power’s (TEP) Sunshare & Greenwatts Programs


USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

Agencies and Organizations


Arizona Corporation Commission


Association for the Study of Peak Oil-USA


AzRISE


Bioneers


Carbon Equity


Center for Energy and Climate Solutions’ CoolCompanies


Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS)


Climate Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts (Climate Literacy Network)


EPA Climate Change website


Institute for the Study of Planet Earth (ISPE)


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


Post Carbon Institute

Post Carbon Cities


Sustainable Tucson


The Climate Registry


U.S. Department of Energy


U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy website


Western Governors’ Association Clean and Diversified Energy Initiative

 

Incentives


Arizona Residential Solar Tax Credit Guidelines and Procedures


City of Tucson Solar Fee Credit Incentive


Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

 

Estimators, Calculators, and Worksheets


CarbonFootprint.com


CarbonCounter.org


Eat Low Carbon


Energy Guide


Home Energy Checkup Calculator


The Home Energy Saver


Global Footprint Network

 

Other Resources


A Business Guide to U.S. EPA Climate Change Partnership Programs (pdf)


Climate Counts


DSIRE
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.


Financing an Energy Efficient Home


RealClimate