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Governor's Council on Climate Change
Working Groups

Working and Natural Lands

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

Equity and Environmental Justice

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

Marianne Engelman-Lado, Yale University, Co-Chair

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

  • Mapping Tool Subcommittee
    August 13, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes |  Zoom Meeting Recording

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

August 3, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
July 24, 2020:  Agenda  |   Minutes
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

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

October 1, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
September 17, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
September 3, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
August 20, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
August 6, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
July 23, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
July 9, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes

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
    July 15, 2020:  Agenda  |  Minutes
  • 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

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

Assessing Vulnerabilities in State Assets and Operations

Josh Geballe, Commissioner, Department of Administrative Services, Co-Chair

Kim Lesay, Department of Transportation, Co-Chair

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

 

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Content last updated July 31, 2020