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2020 Laid Groundwork for Bold Climate Action in 2021

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
In 2021, the U.S. has a critical opportunity to avert an even worse climate crisis, by building off of the lessons of 2020, which points to a more unifying approach to tackle the climate, economic, and racial justice crises in…

Climate Is Both Biggest Risk and Biggest Opportunity

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
The warning signs on the disruptive effects of climate change are now blinking bright yellow, with the latest signal coming last week from the global financial community. It’s now becoming clear what the dangerous consequences are of the shaky assumption…

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…

Weakening Fuel Efficiency Standards Is Bad Deal for America

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
U.S. automaker CEO’s apparently lobbied President Trump to weaken strong fuel economy standards during a White House summit last week. But moving backward on fuel economy standards would be bad deal for America. It would not just threaten our health…

RGGI’s Year-end Review: Climate Progress with More to Come

Expert BlogJackson Morris
In 2016, the states that make up the Northeast's and Mid-Atlantic's Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative not only continued to cut carbon pollution, they also made great strides in clean energy and modeled new ways to improve this pioneering program that…