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4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation

12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy

  • US Climate Initiatve
  • economy
  • climate change
  • green economy
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
Solar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr.
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • economy
  • climate change
  • green economy
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States

As China’s Xi Heads to Washington, Look for Progress on Climate Change

  • Climate
  • economy
  • China
  • climate change
  • green economy
Realizing President Xi’s commitment on climate depends on perseverance with broader economic, financial and institutional reforms. Photo by APEC 2013/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • economy
  • China
  • climate change
  • green economy

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

Blue-Green Opportunities: Energy Efficiency and Jobs Impacts in the U.S. Manufacturing Resurgence

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States
A study of aggregate U.S. job impacts found that energy efficiency and solar energy generate more direct jobs than coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy. Photo credit: PNNL, 2012
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States

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