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Beyond Climate: 6 Big Benefits of the US Inflation Reduction Act

  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Clean Energy
  • electric mobility
Construction workers install solar panels on the roof of a California home
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Clean Energy
  • electric mobility

Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net-zero emissions
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
The United States Capitol Building at night.
  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net-zero emissions
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation

How Some U.S. Cities Are Working to Align Energy Markets with Their Clean Energy Goals

  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Power lines at sunset.
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

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

7 Ways the Trump Administration Is Harming the Climate

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
Oil wells in North Dakota with a natural gas flare in the background.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
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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

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

America Doesn’t Have to Choose Between the Economy and the Climate

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
Solar panels at Curtis H. Stanton Energy Cente
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy

Small, Steady Steps on US Clean Energy Can Realize Big Changes

  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Solar array in Portland, Maine
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy

What Did Confirmation Hearings Tell Us About Trump’s Priorities on Climate Change?

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
U.S. Capitol building
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
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

What’s Next? EU, US and Colombia Show They’re Moving Forward with the Paris Agreement

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
Going Green Conference
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy

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

As Obama and Modi Meet, 4 Opportunities for US-India Action on Clean Energy and Climate

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
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

What Does the Clean Power Plan Mean for Meeting U.S. Climate Goals?

  • climate change
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
The U.S. Administration can still meet the goal with full and ambitious implementation of the U.S. Climate Action Plan. Photo Credit: glennia, Flickr
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy

Watching for Signs of Climate Action in the State of the Union Address

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Seven months have passed since President Obama announced the national Climate Action Plan. Photo credit: Steve Jurvetson, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

U.S. Signals the End of Public Money for Coal-Fired Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks
U.S. public financing for overseas coal-fired power is likely coming to an end. Photo credit: Mike_tn, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks

4 Ways North Carolina Can Reduce its Power Sector Emissions

  • climate change
  • Energy
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • U.S. policy
Marshall Steam Station in North Carolina. Photo credit: Cdtew, Wikimedia Commons
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • U.S. policy