Educational Resources

Education, outreach, and engagement are critical when implementing and applying policies and regulations designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and identify new strategies to meet the state’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. Climate change research and educational outreach is being conducted at a state, national, and global level. Here are some of the many resources available to you: 

Climate Communications

Exploring Climate Solutions Webinar Series: This series explore innovative and successful climate change solutions from across Connecticut and the nation. 

Yale Climate Connections: Yale Climate Connections is a nonpartisan, multimedia service providing daily broadcast radio programming and original web-based reporting, commentary, and analysis on the issue of climate change.

Climate Related News, Press Releases, & More: An archive of climate related news, press releases, and other climate change related content.

Climate Resources for Educators: Educational resources, such as lesson plans, activities, and data catalogs, are provided below and can be used by educators with students to connect real data to climate change.

Reports & Publications

CT's 2013 Greenhouse Gas Inventory: This 2013 Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Summary (2013 Summary) provides an overview of the state’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 1990 to 2013, the most recent year for which full data are available.

New England Power Grid 2015-2016 Regional Profile: Find out more about where your power comes from. 

GC3 Exploratory Report: This report summarizes the work undertaken and preliminary results of those efforts as well as recommendations for activities and further analysis in 2016.

Market Potential Assessment for Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Connecticut: Find out why the increased deployment of plug-in electric vehicles is the most promising approach for the state to achieve meaningful reductions in emissions from transportation.

Climate Change Regulations: Connecticut has been a leading state in developing climate change legislation. Find out more about the many laws passed that will help Connecticut reach our greenhouse gas mitigation goals.

DEEP's Climate Change Report Archive: DEEP, its partners, and other organizations have released several significant documents that inform the Agency's climate change actions.

2011 Climate Change Preparedness Plan: Adaptation strategies for agriculture, infrastructure, natural resources, and public health climate change vulnerabilities. 

2010 Climate Change Impact Report:  The impacts of climate change on Connecticut agriculture, infrastructure, natural resources and public health. 

Climate Change


Content last updated January 2018