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Driving Ambition, Action, and Equity at COP28: Part 1

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Jake Schmidt, Brendan Guy, Joe Thwaites, Jennifer Skene
World leaders in Dubai sent a clear signal: the end of the fossil fuel era has begun, and the world is rapidly transitioning to a clean energy economy. This helps put the world on a firmer pathway in this decisive…

Happy Heat Pump Water Heater Day!

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Joe Vukovich

This Heat Pump Water Heater Day, and every day, consider a highly efficient heat pump for your home!

Energy Efficiency Matters Now More Than Ever

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Lauren Urbanek
Achieving a low-carbon future is in reach–but only if policy-makers take swift and decisive actions to prioritize energy efficiency.

Greater Energy Equity Ahead, in both Maryland and Virginia

Expert BlogVirginia, Maryland, Richmond (Virginia)Walton Shepherd, Lucy LaFlamme, Dawone Robinson

New state laws in MD and VA will lower spiking electric bills for those least able to afford them, through better-designed home energy efficiency improvements.

Equitable Building Decarbonization Across the Country: 2022

Expert BlogCalifornia, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, OregonCaroline Keicher, Joe O'Brien-Applegate
Policies and programs aimed at new construction and existing buildings continue to gain traction as communities and elected officials realize the feasibility and benefits of ambitious and equity-centered action.

Why Congress Must Pass the Climate Bill

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Manish Bapna

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is the strongest congressional climate action yet—in the moment we need it most.

The Senate’s Historic Opportunity to Lower Your Energy Bill

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Lauren Urbanek, Deron Lovaas

Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of carbon emissions in the United States—but the investments in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will help to substantially reduce emissions from our buildings while lowering energy costs for consumers and improving…

Massive Clean Electricity Progress in Sight

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Derek Murrow, Amanda Levin, Sam Krasnow
Enacting budget reconciliation legislation will accelerate progress toward President Biden’s goal of 80 percent clean electricity by 2030.

Top Climate Elements in Senate Budget Reconciliation

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Derek Murrow, Amanda Levin
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will reduce greenhouse gas and other pollutants by giving people clean energy choices at low cost reduce household and business energy bills.