Transportation and Climate Change Clearinghouse
U.S. Government Sites
Transportation Research Board
TRB Climate Change website
This website serves as a gateway to TRB activities and products addressing transportation and climate change.
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
- U.S. Department of Transportation Homepage
U.S. Department of Transportation Homepage. Information on the department's operating administrations, programs, and activities.
- U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Highways and Climate Change
Provides FHWA research on climate change issues. FHWA is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
- U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Climate Change
Find FTA-related research on transit and climate change, tools for measuring and reducing carbon footprints, and information on transportation-related climate change adaptation here.
- U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) Maritime Energy Technologies
Newsletter and other documentation of MARAD's Energy Technologies work can be found on this site.
- FAA Environmental Issues
Information on aviation and the environment can be found on this site.
- North American Transportation Statistics Interchange
Links to data, including environmentally related, of the North American Transportation Statistics Interchange are available on this site.
- U.S. DOT Hydrogen Portal
Information on the U.S. DOT's participation in the federal hydrogen initiative.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Homepage
This site provides a gateway to EPA information on a variety of topics, including climate change.
U.S. EPA Climate Change Page
Most EPA material related to climate change and related issues can be found on this site.
U.S. EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality
The Office of Transportation and Air Quality's transportation and climate change site provides information on carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation sources, including information about transportation's contribution to total GHG emissions, relevant EPA regulations, and what you can do to reduce your transportation emissions.
U.S. EPA State Action Plans
This site provides links to state action plans for greenhouse gas mitigation and to EPA guidance developed for states.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
U.S. Department of Energy Homepage
U.S. Department of Energy Homepage.
U.S. DOE Energy Information Administration
This site includes energy and energy-related data, forecasts and analyses for various sectors. Includes transportation, environmental and climate change information.
Center for Transportation Analysis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The Center for Transportation Analysis (CTA) in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) develops integrated inter-modal transportation solutions through innovative and cost-effective research and development. CTA's activities encompass transportation energy and environmental concerns, safety and security challenges, planning and policy issues, systems engineering, military transportation, and transit visibility. Our research and development have contributed to the efficient, safe and free movement of people and goods in our Nation's transportation systems.
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State Homepage
State Department Homepage.
U.S. Department of State Climate Change Page
This site includes state Department information related to climate change and speeches, reports, documents, and information on international climate change negotiations.
U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)
U.S. Global Change Research Program
This site includes information on the U.S. government program to coordinate and facilitate research on climate change. The USGCRP was created as a Presidential Initiative in 1989 and formalized in 1990 by the Global Change Research Act of 1990. Features of the site include discussion of global change topics, full access to dozens of reports and assessments, educational material, an image library, and more.
U.S. Global Change Research Information Office (GCRIO)
This site provides a compilation of data and information resources on climate change research and work. The GCRIO gathers and distributes information on behalf of the USGCRP and its participating Federal Agencies.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Weather and ocean related information, including data, radar images, specific forecasts, research, and publications are available on this site.
NOAA Climate Monitoring Diagnostics Laboratory
Research related to atmospheric constituents that are capable of forcing change in the climate of the Earth or that may deplete the ozone layer is contained on this site.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Science Foundation (US NSF)
Information about opportunities for research and education funding in all areas of science and engineering is provided on this site.
Climate Change Technology Program
Climate Change Technology Program
The Climate Change Technology program is a multi-agency research and development program promoting the development of climate change technology.
University Transportation Centers (UTC)
University Transportation Centers
The UTC Program awards grants to universities across the U.S. to advance the state-of-the-art in transportation research and develop the next generation of transportation professionals.
White House Energy and Environment
The White House Energy and Environment page provides a summary list of the U.S. Energy Plan's strategies and goals, including targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.