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CA Climate Bond Must Invest in Resilient Food & Farm Infrastructure

Expert BlogCaliforniaArohi Sharma, Lena Brook
Thanks to the leadership of Assemblymember Lori Wilson and her Climate-Resilient Farms, Sustainable Healthy Food Access, and Farmworker Protection Bond Act of 2024 (AB 408), the Assembly has a clear vision for how to reinvest in California's food and farming…

By the Numbers: How Are U.S. Fisheries Doing?

Expert BlogUnited StatesMolly Masterton

Here is our breakdown of NOAA’s 2023 Status of Stocks report, which shows more progress is needed to ensure healthy and resilient fisheries.

What's on the Horizon for California's MPA Petitions

Expert BlogUnited States, CaliforniaRobert Vergara

As state agencies begin their evaluation of the 20 petitions proposing changes to California's MPA network, it is crucial to strive for ambitious ocean conservation actions.

The Full FERC Commission's To-Do List

Expert BlogUnited StatesGillian Giannetti, Christy Walsh
This week the Senate voted to confirm three new three new commissioners to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC:) Judy Chang, David Rosner, and Lindsay See. This means that, once these three are sworn in, FERC will be restored to…

Colorado takes a giant stride toward clean and healthy buildings

Expert BlogDenverAlejandra Mejia Cunningham
Colorado hit it out of the park again in implementing its nation-leading Clean Heat law. In its decision on Xcel Energy’s inaugural Clean Heat Plan yesterday, the state’s Public Utility Commission approved the investment of $440 million dollars, mostly in…

Multilateral Development Bank Spring 2024 Meeting Outcomes & Next Steps

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Jake Schmidt
The World Bank Group (WBG) held its Spring 2024 meeting, with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the African Development Bank (AfDB) holding their annual meetings. These meetings continued the reform effort to…

Keeping LNG Off the Rails in Gibbstown and Across America

Expert BlogNew Jersey, Pennsylvania, United StatesSahana Rao
Advocates and regulators have significantly slowed development of the Gibbstown LNG Export Project, which would be the first of its kind to rely on long-distance LNG shipment by rail. But as developers affirmed in recent statements to the Federal Energy…