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Not Just Talk: Next-Level Community Engagement in Renewable Energy

Expert BlogUnited StatesChristy Goldfuss
In 2022, the U.S. passed historic investments in clean energy solutions to help us confront the multiple, compounding crises we are facing—climate, nature and inequality. To fully bring them to life, we will need a build out of large-scale clean…

FEMA Flood Rule Will Lead to Safer Rebuilding Post-Disaster

Expert BlogUnited StatesJoel Scata
FEMA issued a new rule that will increase the nation’s resilience to future flood disasters. The rule is amongst the first adopted by a federal agency that will require federally funded projects to be sited and designed with future climate…

NYC City Council Saves Community Composting

Expert BlogNew York CityEric A. Goldstein

Reinvigorating this organics waste strategy will curb methane emissions, advance neighborhood revitalization, and protect environmental health 

COP28 Climate Funds Pledge Tracker

Expert BlogInternationalJoe Thwaites
At COP28, countries will pledge to UN climate funds that help developing countries reduce greenhouse emissions and address the impacts of climate change. Keep track here.

Electric Utilities are Essential to the Clean Energy Transition

Expert BlogUnited States, MidwestSheryl Carter, Dawone Robinson
Electric utilities will play a critical role in the clean energy transition as the primary investors, long-term system planners, and resource integrators of our electricity system, but they will need to double down, and they will need help. What they…

More Progress on Fairness in Meat

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Allison Johnson

The Biden Administration’s long-awaited unfair practices rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act could help responsible meat producers reach more eaters

The Case for Retrofitting India's Auto-Rickshaws

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra
Auto-rickshaws, or the ubiquitous three-wheelers, are the dominant mode of public transport in medium and small cities in India, accounting for 42–76% of public transportation trips. Even in larger cities, auto-rickshaws still account for 8% of public transport. By 2030, India's extensive fleet…

Uttar Pradesh Responds to Deadly Heat

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Prima Madan, Dr. Vijay Limaye
With record breaking temperatures taking a devastating toll on human health, the state of Uttar Predesh (UP) has prepared a long-term heat resilience plan, which was presented in a June 19th, 2024 workshop. Hosted by the Department of Housing and…

PJM's Interconnection Inaction

Expert BlogPennsylvaniaClaire Lang-Ree, Tom Rutigliano
If PJM wants to get serious about reliability and protecting its customers during extreme weather, it’s time to stop arguing about interconnection and transmission planning and get to work.