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3 Steps to Boost US Energy Security and Relieve Gas Price Spikes

  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
A woman pumps gas at a North Carolina gas station.
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy

How the US Can Address Legacy Fossil Fuel Sites for a Clean Energy Future

  • Clean Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • emissions
An abandoned oil rig in the middle of a desert.
  • Clean Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • emissions

Steps to Aid US Fossil Fuel Workers in the Clean Energy Transition

  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Climate Equity
coal-fired power plant
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Climate Equity

Ranking 41 US States Decoupling Emissions and GDP Growth

  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
A man in a cowboy hat stands under the solar panels of his ranch's water pump. Photo by Lance Cheung/USDA.
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate

Oil & Gas Win, Clean Energy Loses in U.S. COVID-19 Response

  • coronavirus
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
Pump-jack mining crude oil with the sunset
  • coronavirus
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
Initiatives

Renewable Natural Gas

Good News, Bad News: 4 Trends in US Energy Use

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy

A CO2 Direct Air Capture Plant Will Help Extract Oil in Texas. Could This Actually Be Good for the Climate?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • fossil fuels
CO2 removed from the air can be used to extract oil, like at this Michigan facility. Photo by U.S. Department of Energy/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • fossil fuels

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

4 Reasons Why the Trump Administration Should Keep Fuel Standards in Place

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • transportation
Traffic congestion in Oregon
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • transportation

Rick Perry Offers Mixed Messages to Congress on Climate and Clean Energy

  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate policy
  • fossil fuels
Governor Rick Perry
  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate policy
  • fossil fuels
Insights

China’s Decline in Coal Consumption Drives Global Slowdown in Emissions

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

STATEMENT: WRI Response to Supreme Court Stay of Clean Power Plan

  • fossil fuels
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • Energy

RELEASE: Pennsylvania Can Surpass its Clean Power Plan Requirements by Enhancing Clean Energy Policies

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: Virginia Can Surpass its Clean Power Plan Requirements with a 43 Percent Carbon Emissions Reduction by 2030

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk

STATEMENT: WRI's Sam Adams Calls EPA Proposed Methane Emissions Rules “A Vital Step”

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
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

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