The cities and communities responsible for consuming and setting clean energy targets have historically had little influence on their wholesale electricity markets’ policies and operations. That may change with the emerging PJM Cities and Communities Coalition, a growing coalition dedicated to removing and preventing barriers to decarbonization in the PJM territory.
Like many coffee-growing regions, Costa Rica is already dealing with the impacts of climate change. But farmers in the Coto Brus region are finding ways to adapt.
When climate-related natural disasters -- like wildfires and hurricanes -- strike in the United States, state and local governments need to consider new tools to raise cash. International experience with parametric insurance products offers some innovative options.