The Climate Leadership Council (CLC) has introduced an innovative proposal for a federal “carbon dividend.” The plan calls for a substantial, gradually rising, revenue-neutral carbon tax with the revenue distributed to citizens.
This working paper is designed to equip utilities to create desirable renewable energy products by outlining the needs of large-scale energy buyers, sharing the common practices of successful green tariffs to date, and highlighting key regulatory considerations.
The United States might have left the Paris Agreement, but its leading businesses are sticking by climate action.
By planting the White House Kitchen Garden, Michelle Obama spurred a movement that's helping combat a warming planet.
Lots of people are talking about the Paris Agreement. But forget withdrawal—the world is standing fast by climate action.
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2017) — The Trump administration issued its full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal today.
The Trump administration's "skinny" budget is poised to make the nation’s infrastructure even less sustainable. Will the full budget, expected to be released next week, reverse course?
Utilities are finally starting to embrace wind and solar in a big way, in large part because of corporate demand. Here's a visual look at the shifting state of green power
This Infrastructure Week, it's time to look beyond building new pipes and pumps. Growing, restoring and preserving America's "natural infrastructure" like forests can help secure clean water supplies.
In the 100 days since President Donald Trump took office, his administration has embarked on an all-out assault on the environment. A new timeline documents rollbacks, budget cuts and more.
A recent article from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy uses a NERA Economic Consulting study as evidence that meeting U.S. climate change commitments will cause economic hardship, particularly in the manufacturing sector. WRI researchers found that the Chamber’s conclusions are based on a decarbonization pathway that is unrealistic and unnecessarily costly.
Science has never been quite so threatened in the United States. That's why this weekend's March for Science—and the actions that follow—are so important.
The Pacific Northwest gets even greener with a new offering that enables companies and cities to access renewable energy.
As senior advisers converge on the White House, here are five huge reasons President Trump should keep the United States in the Paris Agreement.
The 2017 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit will gather corporate buyers, service providers, developers, financiers, utilities and non-profit organizations in Santa Clara, CA, September 17-19, 2017.
More Americans now work in solar, wind and energy efficiency than in coal, natural gas and oil. Where these jobs are located may surprise you.
We’ve now entered a new world order when it comes to the acceptance — or rather, the denial — of scientific fact.
The Trump administration's sweeping executive order, signed this week, aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, a move that will set the United States back and allow other countries to take the lead in cleaner energy that creates jobs and improves people's lives. WRI's Sam Adams explains.