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Global Warming 101

GuideUnited States, InternationalAmanda MacMillan, Jeff Turrentine

Everything you wanted to know about our changing climate but were too afraid to ask.

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.

Biden Promises Climate-forward, Equitable Transportation

Expert BlogUnited StatesAnn Shikany, Luke Tonachel
The Biden-Harris administration has a plan for transportation to meet our climate goals by accelerating the deployment of electric vehicles, investing in 500,000 charging outlets by 2030, and providing every American city with 100,000 or more residents with high-quality, zero-emissions…

2019 Saw Deep Decarb Pledges: 2020s Will Require Bold Action

Expert BlogSamantha Williams
No trends defined 2019 more than the wave of deep decarbonization commitments from utilities, coupled with a new dominance for gas-fired power nationally. 2019 was a record-breaking year for emissions, driven, in part, by a sharp uptick in gas-fired power…

NV Gov. Sisolak Signs Order to Reduce Carbon Pollution

Expert BlogPatricia Valderrama, Noah Long
Today, Governor Sisolak signed an Executive Order committing to reduce carbon pollution in Nevada and work toward an equitable and inclusive transition to a carbon neutral, clean energy economy. Governor Sisolak's administration is blazing a path for other states looking…

Paris Pullout Won't Derail State & Local Climate Progress

Expert BlogKit Kennedy
Today the Trump administration began the legal process for withdrawing from the historic Paris Climate Agreement, but Trump cannot disrupt the striking momentum seen in states and cities across the country.

Carbon Offsets 101

Expert BlogInternationalPeter Miller
Learn more about carbon offsets and how they can provide a valuable way to reduce your climate footprint and increase your contribution to the climate solution.

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…

Electric Vehicle Basics

Expert BlogMadhur Boloor, Patricia Valderrama, Ada Statler, Samuel Garcia
Curious about how an electric vehicle works and whether it's actually better for the environment? Spoiler: it is. Allow us to explain.

State of the States: EVs and EV Policy in the Midwest

Expert BlogPatricia Valderrama, Ada Statler, Madhur Boloor, Samuel Garcia
In a move that even automakers oppose, the Trump administration appears committed to a rollback of common-sense clean car and fuel economy standards that save drivers money, advance automotive technology, and drastically reduce air pollutant emissions.