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US Communities Dependent on Fossil Fuels and Coal Face a “Cumulative Burden” of Pollution, Poor Health and Job Loss

  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • Climate Equity
  • environmental justice
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Energy Topics
A neighborhood sits in front of an oil refinery.
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • Climate Equity
  • environmental justice
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Energy Topics

US Clean Energy Projects Need Public Buy-in. Community Benefits Agreements Can Help

  • Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • environmental justice
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
Two workers in hardhats install solar panels on a sunny day.
  • Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • environmental justice
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power

Redefining America’s ‘Energy Communities’ Can Boost Clean Energy Investment Where It’s Needed Most

  • U.S. Energy Topics
  • Clean Energy
  • climate policy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
A train carrying coal in front of houses in Thurmond, West Virginia.
  • U.S. Energy Topics
  • Clean Energy
  • climate policy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate

EVs Could Create Thousands of Jobs in Michigan and Revitalize Its Auto Industry

  • U.S. Climate
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
A man works on an electric vehicle in an auto repair shop
  • U.S. Climate
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility

Overcoming Critical Minerals Shortages Is Key to Achieving US Climate Goals

  • U.S. Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • National Climate Action
  • climatewatch-pinned
Salt heaps at the Salinas Grande salt flats in Argentina, home to a large lithium mine
  • U.S. Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • National Climate Action
  • climatewatch-pinned

4 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2023

  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • stories to watch
People dressed in warm clothes on bicycles carrying reusable shopping bags.
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • stories to watch

Innovative Partnerships Bring Community Solar to Low-income Households in the US

  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Community Solar
  • Paying for Paris
Solar field in Denver, Colorado
  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Community Solar
  • Paying for Paris

7 Ways US Cities Can Make Clean Energy Initiatives More Equitable

  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • Energy
Installing rooftop solar panels in upstate New York
  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • Energy

3 Ways US Cities Broke Clean Energy Records in 2021

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
Rooftop solar panels in West Seattle
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy

Beyond Highways: Funding Clean Transportation through the US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
Public bus and bike shares in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles

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

Implementing the Clean Energy Investments in US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

  • Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
Captiol Hill, Washington DC
  • Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power

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

US State and Local Ballot Measures Advancing the Energy Transition

  • Urban Mobility
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate
Multiple "I Voted" stickers on a white table.
  • Urban Mobility
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate

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
  • GHG 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
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency

7 Things to Know About Decarbonization in the American Energy Innovation Act

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • electric grid
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Workers checking a rotor on a marine energy system
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • electric grid
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • energy efficiency
  • 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

Trump’s Budget Blueprint Goes Backwards on Urgent Infrastructure Needs

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Train on bridge
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

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
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset