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Offshore Drilling 101

GuideAlaska, West, Louisiana, Georgia, North CarolinaShelia Hu
A look into how drilling for oil and gas in the oceans works—and why it’s time to make it history.

North Carolina Is Moving Forward with Climate Regulations

Expert BlogNorth CarolinaLuis Martinez

The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission (EMC) approved a petition from CleanAIRE NC and the NC Coastal Federation (represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center) to have North Carolina begin rulemaking to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

New Reports Show RGGI Protects Kids’ Health and Saves Money

Expert BlogEast, United StatesBruce Ho
Two new reports show the tremendous benefit of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)—a Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region power sector program—and how it’s paying dividends for the climate, children’s health, and families’ finances.

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.

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Green-light Clean Transportation

Expert BlogBruce Ho
A coalition of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states released a roadmap for building a clean and modern transportation system that cuts pollution, creates jobs, boosts their economies, improves transportation access and equity, and enhances public health through improvements in public transportation.

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…

The Year in Energy Savings, 2018

Expert BlogLauren Urbanek
Remarkable progress has been made to decrease the energy intensity of our appliances, equipment, and buildings, and we aren't stopping in 2019.

States Lead the Way on Energy Efficiency as Feds Falter

Expert BlogLara Ettenson
A recent report card of state energy efficiency policies and programs shows that even in this era of partisan divide, blue and red states alike are embracing smarter energy use as a key strategy for reducing harmful pollution, saving consumers…

RGGI Agrees to Cut Power Plant Pollution by Another 30%

Expert BlogBruce Ho, Jackson Morris
A bipartisan coalition of nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states today proposed a bold plan to cut power plant pollution by at least another 30 percent through 2030, reaffirming the groundbreaking leadership of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in the…