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The Kansas Energy Story—and Opportunity

Expert BlogKansasGabrielle Habeeb, Ashok Gupta
Kansas may not be the first state that comes to mind when you think “renewable energy powerhouse”—but it has become one.

Federal Energy Efficiency: Promoting Equity and the Planet

Expert BlogUnited StatesDr. Khalil Shahyd, Lara Ettenson
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionately affect low-income communities of color and threatens to plunge our economy deeper into a recession at a time when many families and communities are already struggling to meet basic needs. The federal government should…

Three Key Takeaways from House Climate Crisis Action Plan

Expert BlogUnited StatesRoland Hwang
The House of Representatives’ Special Select Committee on the Climate Crisis has finally released its long-awaited plan to tackle the climate crisis. It’s a 547-page roadmap for an “all hands-on deck” approach to putting the U.S. on a path to…

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…

Transform Transportation to Head Off Worst of Climate Change

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
Tailpipe carbon pollution continues to rise, and it is long past time to put a halt to that trend. That’s why we are so excited to be a part of the 50x50 Commission on U.S. Transportation Sector Efficiency, which is…

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…

2025 Clean Car Standards Are Achievable, Study Shows

Expert BlogLuke Tonachel
Automakers have plenty of cost-effective technology options for meeting existing 2025 federal and California clean car and fuel economy standards according to a new government study. The Draft Technical Assessment Report comes just as automakers are claiming that future standards…