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Governor's Council on Climate Change
Working Groups

Governor's Council on Climate Change

Subcommittees
Subcommittee Membership List

Adaptation & Resilience Subcommittee

December 7, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
December 15, 2020:  Public Notice |  Follow-up Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording

Mitigation Subcommittee

December 14, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording

 

State Vulnerability Assessment Framework

David Barkin, Department of Administrative Services, Co-Chair

Brenda Bergeron, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Co-Chair

Scott Gaul, Office of Policy and Management, Co-Chair

Kimberly Lesay, Department of Transportation, Co-Chair

DEEP Contact: Mary-beth Hart, Marybeth.hart@ct.gov, 860-424-3621

November 23, 2021: Agenda | Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
October 6, 2021: Agenda | Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording | Work Plan
May 12, 2021: Agenda | Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
April 7, 2021: Agenda | Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording | CIRCA Presentation Slides | State Owned Buildings Data | State Owned Lands Data

Working and Natural Lands

DEEP Contact: Rick Jacobson, rick.jacobson@ct.gov , 860-424-3482

Wetlands Sub-Group

Leslie Kane, CT Audubon, Chair

June 19, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes
May 15, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Slides - Dr. Beth Lawrence  |  Slides - Penny Vlahos  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 1, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Slides  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 17, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Minutes |  Slides  | Zoom Meeting Recording
March 19, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
February 27, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes
January 29, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes
   

Forests Sub-Group

Eric Hammerling, CT Forest and Park Association, Chair

June 18, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Yankee SAF - Position
May 21, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes |  Slides - Anthony Leiserowitz  | Slides - Mary Tyrrell  | Slides - Dan Peracchio
May 7, 2020:  Agenda |   Minutes  |  TNC - Forests  |  Statement - Forests in Climate Change |  Slides - Funding & Financing Forests | Slides - Investing in Our Forests |  Slides - Maine Climate Council  |  Slides - Resilient & Connected Network  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 21, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Talking Points - R. Askins  |  Slides - Dr. Thomas Rashad Easley  |  Talking Points - Gerald Torres  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 7, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes |  Final Report Outline |  2011 Climate Plan: Recommendations |  Slides - NIACS  | Slides - Highstead Foundation |  Slides - NE Forestry Foundation  | Zoom Meeting Recording
March 24, 2020:  Call-in Info | Minutes | Slides |  Zoom Meeting Recording
March 10, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Slides  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
February 27, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
January 31, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes
   

Rivers Sub-Group 

(Meeting Schedule)  

Alicea Charamut, Rivers Alliance, Chair
September 10, 2020:  Agenda 
August 20, 2020:  Call-in Info |  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 30, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 15, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
June 25, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes
June 3, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes
May 5, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 17, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 7, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes | Slides  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
March 25, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes | Slides  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
February 27, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes  
February 4, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes
   

Agriculture/Soils Sub-Group   

Bryan Hurlburt, Commissioner, Department of Agriculture, Chair
November 2, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
July 8, 2020:  Agenda  |   Minutes
June 29, 2020:  Agenda  |   Minutes
June 25, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
April 30, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
February 13, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes

Equity and Environmental Justice

Lee Cruz, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Co-Chair 

DEEP Contact: Edith Pestana, edith.pestana@ct.gov, 860-424-3044

Working Group

December 9, 2021: Agenda | Draft Community-Level Resiliency Assessment and Prioritization Plan 
June 1, 2021: Agenda | MinutesZoom Meeting Recording
October 21, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  
September 8, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 20, 2020 (Science & Technology WG):  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 20, 2020 (Working & Natural Lands WG):  Agenda   |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 10, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 29, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
June 18, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording  |  Slides - Mapping Tool
April 29, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Draft Public Participation Documents  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
February 25, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes  | Slides - Meeting Presentation | Slides - Equity Lens

Equity, Environmental Justice, and Adaptation Subcommittee

August 24, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 18, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 21, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
June 23, 2020:  Agenda  |  List of Disability Suggestions  | Minutes  |  Webex Meeting Recording

Mapping Tool Subcommittee

September 3, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 13, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording

Mitigation Subcommittee

August 19, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 28, 2020:  Agenda |   Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 7, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes

Public Participation Subcommittee

July 24, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 10, 2020:  Agenda  |   Minutes
June 19, 2020:  Agenda |   Minutes
May 28, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes

Financing Adaptation and Resilience

David Lehman, Commissioner, Department of Economic and Community Development, Co-Chair

Andrew Mais, Commissioner, Department of Insurance, Co-Chair

Rebecca French, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Co-Chair

Bryan Garcia, CT Green Bank, Co-Chair

DEEP Contact: James Albis, James.Albis@ct.gov, 860-424-3136

November 2, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
October 28, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
September 4, 2020:  Agenda   |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 3, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 24, 2020:  Agenda  |   Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 17, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  | Slides - Role of Foundations  | Slides - Community Foundation of Eastern CT | Zoom Meeting Recording
July 2, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
June 19, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes | Slides  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 15, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes |  Slides - Bryan Garcia & Equity & EJ | Slides - BuyersBewhere |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 1, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  | Slides - Pullman & Comley  |  Slides - UConn CIRCA  |  Slides - DESPP  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
February 25, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes | Slides  | Market Information on C-PACE  |  What is C-PACE?  |  How does C-PACE work?  | Example Project

Adaptation Planning and Implementation

Matt Fulda, Metro COG, Co-Chair

Transportation Co-Lead and Land Use and Buildings Co-Lead

George Kral, Guilford Town Planner, Co-Chair

Land Use and Buildings Co-Lead

Todd Berman, United Illuminating

Utility Infrastructure Lead

Robert Bell, Department of Transportation

Transportation Co-Lead

DEEP Contact: Brian Thompson, brian.thompson@ct.gov, 860-424-3650

 

Working Group

June 4, 2020:  Call-in Info |  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 23, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
March 5, 2020:   Agenda | Minutes  |  Slides |  2011 Climate Preparedness Recommendations for Adaptation  |  Zoom Meeting Recording

Land Use and Buildings Sub-Group

June 30, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 29, 2020:  Call-in Info | Zoom Meeting Recording
April 15, 2020:  Call-in Info

Public Health and Safety Sub-Group

(Meeting Schedule)

June 11, 2020:  Agenda  | Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 28, 2020:  Agenda |   Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 20, 2020:  Agenda  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 14, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 30, 2020:  Call-in Info  | Agenda  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 15, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 8, 2020:  Call-in Info  

Utility Infrastructure Sub-Group

(Meeting Schedule)

August 3, 2020:  Agenda  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 22, 2020:  Agenda   |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 8, 2020:  Agenda  |   Zoom Meeting Recording
June 24, 2020:  Agenda  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
June 10, 2020:  Agenda  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 27, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Zoom Meeting Recording

Transportation Sub-Group

July 2, 2020:  Call-in Info
May 29, 2020:  Call-in Info  | Zoom Meeting Recording

Public Health and Safety 

Heather Aaron, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Health

Public Health and Safety Lead

DPH Contact: Laura Hayes, laura.hayes@ct.gov, 860-509-7448

December 17, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
December 3, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
November 12, 2020:  Agenda (CANCELED)
October 29, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
October 15, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
October 1, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
September 24, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
September 17, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
September 3, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  | Zoom Meeting Recording
August 20, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
August 6, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 23, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 9, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording

Infrastructure and Land Use Adaptation

Matt Fulda, Metro COG, Co-Chair

Transportation Co-Lead and Land Use and Buildings Co-Lead

George Kral, Guilford Town Planner, Co-Chair

Land Use and Buildings Co-Lead

Todd Berman, United Illuminating

Utility Infrastructure Lead

Robert Bell, Department of Transportation

Transportation Co-Lead

DEEP Contact: Brian Thompson, brian.thompson@ct.gov, 860-424-3650

Working Group

October 28, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes | Zoom Meeting Recording
September 9, 2020:  Agenda
July 15, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording

Land Use and Buildings Sub-Group

July 29, 2020:  Agenda
July 13, 2020:  Agenda 

Transportation Sub-Group

July 29, 2020:  Agenda
July 13, 2020:  Agenda

Science and Technology

Meeting Schedule

James O'Donnell, Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation, UConn, Co-Chair

Susan Masino, Trinity College, Co-Chair

DEEP Contact: Mary-beth Hart, Marybeth.hart@ct.gov, 860-424-3621

November 5, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
October 29, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
October 20, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
September 17, 2020: Agenda | Zoom Meeting Recording
September 9, 2020: Agenda | Zoom Meeting Recording
September 2, 2020: Agenda | Zoom Meeting Recording
August 26, 2020:  Agenda  | Zoom Meeting Recording
August 19, 2020:  Agenda  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 12, 2020:  Agenda  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
August 5, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 29, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 13, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 1, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
June 17, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording
June 3, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 20, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
May 6, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Slides |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 22, 2020:  Agenda |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
March 25, 2020:  Call-in Info |  Agenda  |   Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording

 

Progress on Mitigation Strategies 

Brenda Watson, Operation Fuel, Co-Chair

John Humphries, CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs, Co-Chair

Charles Rothenberger, CT Fund for the Environment, Co-Chair

DEEP Contact: Michael Li, michael.li@ct.gov, 860-827-2802

Working Group

October 28, 2020:  Call-in info  |  Agenda |  Minutes
August 25, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Slides  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
July 27, 2020:  Call-in Info  |  Minutes  |  Slides  
June 22, 2020:  Call-in Info |  Minutes  |  Zoom Meeting Recording
April 24, 2020:  Call-in Info |  Agenda |  Minutes  |  Slides
March 26, 2020:  Call-in Info | Minutes
February 28, 2020:  Agenda | Minutes  | Slides

Buildings Sector

August 27, 2020:  Call-in Info
August 11, 2020:  Call-in Info
August 4, 2020:  Call-in Info
July 28, 2020:  Call-in Info
July 21, 2020:  Call-in Info
July 14, 2020:  Call-in Info
July 7, 2020:  Call-in Info
June 18, 2020:  Call-in Info
June 11, 2020:  Call-in Info
June 4, 2020:  Call-in Info
May 28, 2020:  Call-in Info
May 21, 2020:  Call-in Info
May 15, 2020:  Call-in Info 
May 7, 2020:  Call-in Info 
April 30, 2020:  Call-in Info 
April 23, 2020:  Call-in Info 
April 9, 2020:  Call-in Info  
April 2, 2020:  Call-in Info
March 19, 2020:  Call-in Info 

Cross Sector and Non-Energy Sector

July 29, 2020:  Call-in Info
July 22, 2020:  Call-in Info
July 15, 2020:  Call-in Info
July 8, 2020: Call-in Info   
June 24, 2020:  Call-in Info
June 17, 2020:  Call-in Info
June 10, 2020:  Call-in Info
June 3, 2020:  Call-in Info
May 13, 2020:  Call-in Info 
May 6, 2020:  Call-in Info 
April 29, 2020:  Call-in Info 
April 22, 2020:  Call-in Info 
April 15, 2020:  Call-in Info  
April 8, 2020:  Call-in Info
March 25, 2020:  Call-in Info 
March 11, 2020:  Call-in Info 

Electricity Sector

August 31, 2020:  Agenda
June 15, 2020:  Call-in Info
May 12, 2020:  Call-in Info
April 21, 2020:  Call-in Info   
March 24, 2020:  Call-in Info 

Transportation Sector

October 27, 2020:  Agenda
August 20, 2020:  Agenda
August 6, 2020:  Agenda
July 21, 2020:  Agenda
June 25, 2020:  Agenda
June 11, 2020:  Agenda
May 28, 2020:  Agenda
May 14, 2020:  Agenda 
April 30, 2020:  Agenda
March 12, 2020:  Call-in Info

 

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