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Illinois Governor Pritzker | US Climate Alliance
From the Governor

Four years ago, with hope in our hearts and persistence in our souls, we went to work. And we got BIG THINGS DONE … We took nation-leading climate action that’s growing our energy production…

Gov. JB Pritzker

Illinois Climate Actions at a Glance

Illinois is advancing high-impact climate policies, actions, and regulations across the Alliance’s 10 key policy areas. These solutions centered around equity, environmental justice, and a just economic transition are being deployed at scale to safeguard public health, grow the U.S. economy, and secure a net-zero future.  


This list includes both statutory and executive policies and actions that Illinois has adopted or is in the process of adopting (as of October 2022).

  • Lead by Example programs & goals
  • Economy-wide GHG goal
  • Electric utility energy efficiency resource standards
  • Gas utility energy efficiency resource standards
  • Green and/or resilient infrastructure banks
  • 100% clean electricity goal
  • Renewable portfolio standards
  • Environmental justice offices or interagency bodies
  • Environmental justice screening and policy tools
  • Healthy soils legislation
  • Social cost of greenhouse gases in policymaking

Want To Learn More?

For the most up-to-date, in-depth breakdown of climate 

actions across each policy priority, 

explore the U.S. Climate Alliance Policy Database.