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The District of Columbia’s Plan to Adapt to a Changing Climate

Climate change is no longer a distant threat. In order to prepare Washington,
DC for the future, we can and must respond to new and substantial challenges
created by climate change. Climate Ready DC is our plan for adapting to a
changing climate that could bring more dangerous heatwaves, severe storms, and
flooding along our rivers. For the development of this plan, we partnered with
leading climate scientists to assess our vulnerabilities and identify solutions to
reduce our risks. We have also listened to your ideas for how to build stronger,


B22-0904 – CleanEnergy DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018

As introduced, this bill increases the Renewable Portfolio Standard to 100% by 2032, establishes a solar energy standard post 2032, and establishes standards electricity suppliers must meet regarding purchasing a percentage of their energy from long-term purchase agreements with renewable generators. It removes restrictions on energy efficiency measures. It expands the uses of the Sustainable Energy Trust Fund and also establishes an energy performance standard program for buildings at the Department of Energy and Environment. Among other things, it authorizes the Mayor to commit the District to participation in regional programs with the purpose of limiting greenhouse gas emissions and requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue regulations tying the vehicle excise tax to fuel efficiency.


The Sustainable DC Plan

Sustainable DC is the District of Columbia’s major planning effort to make DC the most sustainable city in the nation. Led by the Department of Energy & Environment and the Office of Planning, it is a collaborative effort involving the input and participation of thousands of members of the District community.


Clean Energy DC Climate Action Plan

Clean Energy DC is the District of Columbia’s energy and climate action plan. It explains how the District will use forward-looking energy policies, while also encouraging innovation, efficiency, and resiliency. Clean Energy DC re-imagines what a 21st century energy system could be but is also pragmatic and focused on achieving tangible goals.