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Paris Climate Agreement: Everything You Need to Know

GuideInternationalMelissa Denchak
The Paris Agreement charted a new course in the effort to combat global climate change, requiring countries to make commitments and progressively strengthen them. Here’s what the accord seeks to achieve, and why our future may depend on its success.

Many States Lead on Energy Efficiency; More Needed

Expert BlogUnited StatesLara Ettenson
Clean energy, including energy efficiency, has struggled to maintain momentum in a year marked by a global pandemic, racial and social unrest, economic hardship, and subsequent recession.

How to Plan for Equitable Energy Efficiency in a Pandemic

Expert BlogUnited StatesLara Ettenson
As the ongoing pandemic further exacerbates racial and economic disparities across America, it is important to examine whether programs aimed at helping utility customers cut energy waste are reaching everyone.

Cheers to 2019 Energy Efficiency Progress with More in 2020!

Expert BlogLara Ettenson
Reflecting on 2019, it is hard to grapple with the extent of this year’s climate tragedies like massive wildfires and flooding. Yet even when things seem as dire as ever, there is continual news of progress, perseverance, and hope. And…

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.

Energy Efficiency Day 2017: Great Progress and Potential

Expert BlogElisheva Mittelman
The nation’s second annual Energy Efficiency Day serves to remind us of the incredibly important role smarter energy use plays in America’s transition to a cleaner, healthier, more affordable energy system.

Energy Efficiency Leads Climate Fight at Lowest Cost, Impact

Expert BlogSheryl Carter, Dr. David B. Goldstein
What role can energy efficiency play in meeting the U.S. share of global climate goals? This question has been asked in many forums and models, and the answers are always consistent: smarter use of energy in buildings, transportation, and industry…