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6 Ways Large Energy Buyers  Can Transform the US Electrical Grid 

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • electric grid
  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • COP26
Dillon Wind Power Project
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • electric grid
  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • COP26
Initiatives

U.S. Climate

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What Are the Top 10 States for Clean Energy Jobs?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
California solar plant.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Insights

China is Leaving the U.S. Behind on Clean Energy Investment

  • Energy
  • Business
  • renewable energy
Installation of solar panels
  • Energy
  • Business
  • renewable energy

Former Energy CEO David Crane Envisions a Future without Fossils

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Coal-fired power plant in Ohio
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

The Roads to Decoupling: 21 Countries Are Reducing Carbon Emissions While Growing GDP

  • Economics
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
Wind turbines
  • Economics
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

Microsoft and Local Utility Partner to Green Virginia’s Grid

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Potomac River power plant
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Data

Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk

Corporations Can Drive Down Renewable Energy’s Cost

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
The electricity system will have to be decarbonized, probably more quickly than many in the sector are comfortable with. Working with large buyers that want to move quickly could lead to decarbonizing in an orderly way that drives down the cost for everyone. Photo by Windwärts Energie/Flickr
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Clean Power Plan Can Help States, Economy and Planet

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21
NASA image courtesy of the DSCOVR EPIC team
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

A New Climate Economy: Shifting Corporate America onto a Low-Carbon Path

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
From left to right: Amy Harder, Chad Holliday, Ken Gayer, and Andrew Steer. Photo credit: Bill Dugan, WRI
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy

Al Gore: A New Kind of Tipping Point for Climate Action

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
WRI President and CEO Dr. Andrew Steer with former Vice President Al Gore. The World Resources Institute hosts a reception and dinner, followed by a conversation with former Vice-President Al Gore at the Swedish Embassy (The House of Sweden) in Washington, DC on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  Photo credit: James R. Brantley
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • pollution
  • U.S. policy

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

RELEASE: New Analysis Finds 38% of World’s Shale Resources Face Water Stress

  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

ADVISORY: Press Call: How Water Risk Affects Global Shale Development

  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

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