Policies and Programs

Arizona Climate Action Initiative

Arizona Climate Change Action Plan (pdf)

EPA Energy Star Program

European Union Emission Trading Scheme

Greater Tucson Strategic Energy Plan

HUD Energy Efficient Mortgage Program

Pima County Green Building Program

TEP Guarantee Home Program

TRICO SunWatts Program

Tucson Electric Power’s (TEP) Sunshare & Greenwatts Programs

USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

Agencies and Organizations

Arizona Corporation Commission

Association for the Study of Peak Oil-USA



Carbon Equity

Center for Energy and Climate Solutions’ CoolCompanies

Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS)

Climate Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts (Climate Literacy Network)

EPA Climate Change website

Institute for the Study of Planet Earth (ISPE)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Post Carbon Institute

Post Carbon Cities

Sustainable Tucson

The Climate Registry

U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy website

Western Governors’ Association Clean and Diversified Energy Initiative



Arizona Residential Solar Tax Credit Guidelines and Procedures

City of Tucson Solar Fee Credit Incentive

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency


Estimators, Calculators, and Worksheets



Eat Low Carbon

Energy Guide

Home Energy Checkup Calculator

The Home Energy Saver

Global Footprint Network


Other Resources

A Business Guide to U.S. EPA Climate Change Partnership Programs (pdf)

Climate Counts

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Financing an Energy Efficient Home