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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.

El aire contaminado hace más letal el coronavirus

Expert BlogDr. Vijay Limaye
Un nuevo estudio relaciona una mayor contaminación del aire con tasas de mortalidad más altas por COVID-19. Es importante que reduzcamos la enorme carga de la contaminación alrededor del país.

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.

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…

2018 Clean Energy Year in Review: Reversing Trump Rollbacks

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
Many of us learned in high school about Newton’s third law of physics: for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. 2018 was a lesson in physics: the Trump administration’s furious assault on pollution protections has, in turn…

California: 10 Years of Climate Commitment & Economic Growth

Expert BlogLara Ettenson
In the decade since California passed its landmark climate law, the state has undergone one of the longest economic expansions in its history while simultaneously cutting climate pollution. In fact, the latest report from the nonpartisan advocacy group Next 10…

Drought: Everything You Need to Know

GuideUnited States, InternationalMelissa Denchak
Drought affects more people globally than any other natural disaster. Here’s what causes these prolonged dry spells and how we can mitigate their impact.

Pathways to Clean Energy Can Support Jobs and Communities

Expert BlogLara Ettenson
Shifting from polluting fossil fuels to clean energy is critical to staving off the worst effects of climate change and improving health. It also offers an opportunity to create hundreds of thousands more well-paying clean energy jobs that can be…

NY Is Improving Utility Planning, But More Progress Needed

Expert BlogKala Viswanathan, Miles Farmer
New York's distribution system planning process is an innovative effort to pull back the curtain on utility system planning, and it has already resulted in key improvements in certain areas, such as planning for non-wires alternatives (using clean DERs like…