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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

How the Chamber of Commerce's Scorecard Elevates Climate Deniers

  • climate change
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
U.S. Chamber of Commerce panel
  • climate change
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership

Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid?

  • electric grid
  • Business
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Power transmission lines seen from below.
  • electric grid
  • Business
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: America’s Pledge Shows How US Is Taking Climate Action Without Trump

  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
young people preparing ground for tree planting
  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • United States
  • U.S. policy

What Are the Top 10 States for Clean Energy Jobs?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
California solar plant.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • 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
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Coal-fired power plant in Ohio
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

Microsoft and Local Utility Partner to Green Virginia’s Grid

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Potomac River power plant
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Data

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

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk

Corporations Can Drive Down Renewable Energy’s Cost

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • 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
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • 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
  • United States
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
  • United States

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

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

Shifting Global Investments To Clean Energy

  • Energy
  • Business
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • Energy
  • Business
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
Insights

Why Is China Investing So Much in U.S. Solar and Wind?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy

Nearly Half of U.S. Fracking Sites Overlap with Water-Stressed Regions

  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • water risk
Insights

Why 2013 Could Be a Game-Changer on Climate

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Economics

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy

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