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How California Can Use Electric Vehicles to Keep the Lights On

  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • Urban Mobility
  • california
  • Cities
Electric vehicle fleet at Los Angeles Air Force Base
  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • Urban Mobility
  • california
  • Cities
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STATEMENT: Car Companies Join Trump Administration’s “Reckless Attack” on California’s Emissions Standards

  • the trump administration
  • california
  • pollution
  • transportation
  • the trump administration
  • california
  • pollution
  • transportation
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Investors Think They Can Make Money Reducing Wildfire Risk. A Forest Restoration Project in Yuba, CA Puts this Idea into Practice.

  • green finance
  • wildfires
  • california
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
  • water
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • green finance
  • wildfires
  • california
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
  • water

Memo to Carmakers: The Future Is Electric

  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • the trump administration
  • california
  • transport
  • Clean Energy
Zero emission vehicle
  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • the trump administration
  • california
  • transport
  • Clean Energy
  • california
  • environmental protection agency

Good Climate Policy News from California

  • U.S. Climate
  • 2020
  • climate policy
  • california
  • greenhouse gases
  • United States
Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California
  • U.S. Climate
  • 2020
  • climate policy
  • california
  • greenhouse gases
  • United States

California’s Wine Country Wildfires Are Among the Worst on Record

  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • california
  • global forest watch
flight deck of the MAFFS 6
  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • california
  • global forest watch
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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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NASA Satellite Data Help Show Where Groundwater Is – And Where It Isn’t

  • Aqueduct
  • Asia
  • california
  • India
  • water
  • water map
  • water risk
  • water stress
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/33377700@N00/155517365/">Ozyman</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Aqueduct
  • Asia
  • california
  • India
  • water
  • water map
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  • water stress
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
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Drought Is Only One Explanation for California’s Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • california
  • United States
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
A confluence of environmental, infrastructure, social, and political factors make California’s water system one of the most complex in the world. Photo Credit: USDA, Flickr 2014
  • Aqueduct
  • california
  • United States
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress

Amidst California’s Drought, an Opportunity for Action

  • california
  • climate change
  • drought
  • local impacts
The majority of California is currently blanketed in "extreme drought." Photo credit: Amber Tsuchida, Flickr
  • california
  • climate change
  • drought
  • local impacts

California’s Cap-and-Trade Program Makes Encouraging Headway

  • climate legislation
  • california
  • Climate
  • United States
  • us policy
  • climate legislation
  • california
  • Climate
  • United States
  • us policy

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