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Albany Environmental Roundup: 2021 Victories and 2022 Agenda

Expert BlogNew YorkMarisa Guerrero, Rich Schrader

New York State secured several key environmental and public health victories in 2021 -- and that momentum is continuing into 2022, as we push for bills to expand the use of electric vehicles, improve energy efficiency, promote food security, and…

We Can Transform U.S. Industry

Expert BlogUnited StatesSasha Stashwick, Dr. David B. Goldstein, Arjun Krishnaswami
In its detailed and ambitious report, the Select Committee offers dozens of solutions and policy recommendations. If implemented, these recommendations would meaningfully address the climate emergency across the U.S. economy, including a specific plan to achieve a net-zero emissions industrial…

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Creating the Political Will

Expert BlogDr. David B. Goldstein
The global response to the COVID-19 crisis has shown that strong policy actions that seemed infeasible months ago were in fact implemented across the globe to avert disaster. This indicates that our governments (and businesses and other organizations) could take…

NRDC Responds to COVID-19

Expert BlogUnited StatesNRDC
This unprecedented public health crisis requires bold, equitable, and science-based action.

Energy Efficiency: The Planet’s Superhero

Expert BlogInternationalLara Ettenson
The fourth annual Energy Efficiency Day planned Wednesday reminds us energy efficiency is the cheapest, fastest answer to fighting climate problems.

La eficiencia energética: la superheroína del planeta

Expert BlogInternationalLara Ettenson
En una era de cambio climático acelerado, cuando estamos presenciando incendios forestales, inundaciones, y tormentas sin precedentes, no existe un mejor momento para recordarle al mundo lo que la eficiencia energética ofrece para contrarrestar el cambio climático.

We Know How to Cut Climate Pollution But Need Political Will

Expert BlogUnited StatesLara Ettenson

According to a new analysis by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)—Halfway There: Energy Efficiency Can Cut Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Half by 2050—the great news is that we already have the tools to affordably…

Scaling Up Clean Energy Solutions in India and Worldwide

Expert BlogInternational, IndiaAnjali Jaiswal, Dr. David B. Goldstein
Energy experts are gathering to foster strategic partnerships and help advance energy efficient buildings during a major conference in Delhi next week.

“Nothing Is Better than Zero”? Yes, There Is Something.

Expert BlogUnited StatesDr. David B. Goldstein

By combining Zero Net Energy Goals with Strategic Energy Management, we can recognize and promote the achievement of ambitious emissions reductions in industry (and buildings as well). 

Efficiency Could Ensure Total Emissions Decline After 2020

Expert BlogSheryl Carter
A new report offers a powerful argument for stepping up investment in energy efficiency to combat dangerous climate change, reduce other harmful pollution, and save consumers money while promoting strong economic growth. The Energy Efficiency 2018 report, produced by the…

Radical Optimism on Climate: The IPCC Report on 1.5 degrees

Expert BlogDr. David B. Goldstein
Climate change creates the risk of grave and frightening impacts on our well-being, according to a new report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). But the report offers reasons for hope—indeed, reasons for radical optimism—if you read…