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Alternative Energy Can’t Move Forward Without These Critical Minerals

The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report stated that the world is set to reach the 1.5 degrees Celsius increase in the next two decades. Therefore, we must … Read more

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Congress’s Major Achievement for Climate and Wildlife

After decades of trying, and weeks and months of squabbling and setbacks, Congress is poised to pass the largest effort ever to reduce climate-polluting emissions, reduce carbon dioxide in the … Read more

Providing Clean Power Means Building New Transmission Lines, Quickly and Responsibly

The message on climate urgency has been delivered loud and clear in recent years. We need to eliminate global climate emissions as quickly as possible. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate … Read more

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It’s almost Earth Day. Time to think cleaner transportation.

Across town or around the world, moving goods and people is an energy intensive business. In the U.S. the transportation sector is the single biggest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions … Read more

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Offshore Wind and Considerations for Wildlife

At the end of November, the Biden Administration took another big step towards fulfilling its goal of creating jobs and addressing climate change by investing in offshore wind energy — … Read more

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A Carbon Pollution Fee Would Strengthen Historic Climate Legislation

After being on the back burner for the last several years or more, climate policy is suddenly making headlines and headway on multiple fronts. As part of his participation in … Read more

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Cool Climate Bingo

Addressing the climate crisis can feel like a monumental task with growing challenges like extreme fires and droughts, increasingly severe weather and rising sea levels. But our “cool climate bingo” … Read more

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Climate and Energy Infrastructure Priorities

Updated September 2021 A Clean Energy Economy The temperature isn’t the only thing heating up this summer in Washington, D.C. Talk of major investment in infrastructure is on the rise, … Read more

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Reduce, Reuse, Renew

Climate change is real. There, I said it, we’ve gotten that out of the way. We have a lot of tricky and uncomfortable conversations about climate change and how it … Read more

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Incentives for Bringing Clean Energy to Coal Country Are a Good Idea

The Clean Energy Buildout Addressing climate change is a central piece of the President’s American Jobs Plan, and a key part of the strategy is supercharging federal investments in clean … Read more