Under Governor Jan Brewer, Arizona's commitment to climate action emphasizes strategies that stimulate job creation in the clean energy
economy, helping to place Arizona among the leading states for solar and other renewable energy technologies.
The Governor's policy on climate change recognizes the importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining Arizona's economic
growth and competitiveness. The Governor's policy supports Arizona's continued collaboration in regional and national endeavors to advance
clean energy and implement cost-effective solutions to climate change while safeguarding its unique state interests.
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has an important role in ensuring clean air, safe water, and better protected land for all
Arizonans. Together with Arizona businesses and communities, we strive for pragmatic, pro-active approaches to climate change by advancing
clean renewable energy, smart growth, fuel efficient transportation and energy efficiency policies and practices that make sense for Arizona.
Other state agencies involved in climate change, clean energy and sustainability:
For additional information, please contact Theresa Rigney,