Webinar:  New tools to help state & municipal leaders meet air quality, climate & energy objectives

The U.S. EPA has created two tools designed to help state and municipal decision-makers navigate the challenge of meeting short & long-term economic & environmental goals.  This webinar offers a chance to learn more about these planning tools. 

The two planning tools developed by the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development are called GLIMPSE and COMET.

GLIMPSE can be used for state-level activities such as projecting greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions into the future, evaluating the energy and emissions impacts of specific policy options, and identifying cost-effective strategies for meeting multi-pollutant goals.  GLIMPSE stands for “GCAM Long-term Interactive Multi-Pollutant Scenario Evaluator.”

COMET is designed to capture the whole energy system at the city level, to help leaders optimize the energy-environment-economic equation. COMET allows users to examine the next 40-50 years of energy technology evolution, and it provides long-term prospects for practical and applicable energy policy solutions. COMET stands for “City-based Optimization Model for Energy Technologies.”

U.S. EPA – GLIMPSE website

U.S. EPA – COMET website

Time: August 15, 2023 — 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Location: Register for the webinar here