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Climate Change Advisory Committee (CCAC)

The CCAC serves as the advisory committee mandated under the Pennsylvania Climate Change Act (Act 70 of 2008) to provide advice to the Department regarding the implementation of the provisions of Act 70.

The CCAC is comprised of 18 appointed members and 3 ex officio members. Appointed members are representatives from the scientific, business and industry, transportation, environmental, social, outdoor and sporting, labor and other affiliated communities. Ex officio members are the Secretary of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Secretary of Community and Economic Development and the Chair of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission or their designees.

Liaison (Lindsay Byron, email:, phone: (717) 772-8951) 

Meeting Information and Materials

February 25, 2020

December 10, 2019

October 1, 2019

June 25, 2019

April 23, 2019

February 26, 2019

Pennsylvania Climate Change Reports

Climate Change Action Plan

The Pennsylvania Climate Change Act (Act 70 of 2008) requires DEP to prepare and update every three years the Climate Change Action Plan in consultation with the CCAC.

The Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan 2018 (PDF) Update is now available to the public, along with the Energy Assessment Report (PDF) for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which helped to inform the development of our Climate Action Plan 2018.

Pennsylvania Climate Impacts Assessment

The Pennsylvania Climate Change Act (Act 70 of 2008) requires DEP to update every three years a report on the anticipated impacts of climate change to Pennsylvania.

Other Climate Change Resources:

CCAC Archive