Gov’s Council on Climate Change (GC3) Meeting with Public Comment

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
1:30 PM –3:30 p.m.
Legislative Office Building, Room 2C
210 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106

Members of public are invited to attend either via electronic conferencing(see ZOOM info below) or in-person (seating is limited)On September 3, 2019, Governor Ned Lamont issued
Executive Order No. 3(E.O. 3) strengthening Connecticut’s commitment to transition to a decarbonized economy and enhance resiliency of the state’s economic, cultural, and natural resources to the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels and flooding, increasingly powerful storms, extreme heat events, and ecosystem degradation.To support achieving this commitment, the E.O. re-establishes and expands the membership and responsibilities of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3). The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will hold a public meeting of the GC3to review the Council’s objectives under Executive Order 3, and discuss the initial scope of work for the Council and its subcommittees and working groups. The meeting is open to the public and will include an opportunity to provide public comment.
Individuals may pre-register by 4:00 pm on December 10, 2019 to provide public comments by emailing [email protected]

Written comments may also be submitted by email after the December 10th meeting. General information on the state’s climate change objectives and programs is available on DEEP’s website at:

Inquiries may be directed to [email protected]

Meeting Agenda(tentative):
II.Roundtable introductions
III.Climate change action in Connecticut, progress to date
IV.Review and discussion of Executive Order 3 objectives and GC3 structure, deliverables, and timeline
V.Public Comments

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Participants joining via webinar will be muted in listen only mode.
If you would like to make public comments please attend in person.

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