Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

The DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy uses an integrated approach of applied science, education, policy development, and incentives to address Delaware’s climate, energy, and coastal challenges.

Governor John Carney has released Delaware’s Climate Action Plan. The main goals of the plan are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to better prepare for the impacts of climate change by prioritizing clean energy and improved energy efficiency, providing support to state agencies in resilience efforts and increasing research and monitoring.

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Delaware is preparing for the effects of climate change, working to reduce planet-warming emissions, and building sustainable communities.

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Delaware supports energy efficiency and renewable energy to reduce the impact of energy use on the state environment and public health.

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Delaware uses research and education to help lead the public policy discussion and balance the use and protection of coastal and ocean resources.

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Contact staff in the Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy to learn about climate issues, coastal process, energy policy, and more.

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