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Smart RGGI Investments Can Lower Electricity Bills in PA

Expert BlogMark Szybist
Investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) can help lower electricity bills for Pennsylvanians, as well as improve public health, our climate, and Pennsylvania’s economy.

Pennsylvania's Gas Power Problem, Part II: Cost and Risk

Expert BlogMark Szybist
To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we need to make dramatic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. Where the power sector is concerned, that means using energy much more efficiently, scaling up renewables, and putting a legally binding and…

Pennsylvania's Gas Power Problem, Part 1: The Build-Out

Expert BlogUnited States, PennsylvaniaMark Szybist
For most of the last decade, the biggest energy story in Pennsylvania has been fracking—the use of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling to extract shale gas—and the dramatic increase in gas production that fracking has driven.

Pennsylvania Needs RGGI Now More Than Ever

Expert BlogPennsylvaniaJackson Morris, Mark Szybist
Unfortunately, though, some legislators have been trying to block the Commonwealth from moving forward with this proven program, while proposing no climate solutions of their own.

SB 119/HB 637 Is a Dead End. PA Needs Good Climate Policy.

Expert BlogPennsylvaniaMark Szybist
Pennsylvania lawmakers could advance good policy for Pennsylvanians by embracing RGGI—along with complementary clean energy and economic policies—rather than engaging in harmful climate denial and political posturing.