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The Green Industrial Revolution and the United States

book_alt2 icon Report The United States has been a leader in technical innovation and market transformation since the industrial revolution. But when it comes to the clean energy revolution, we risk falling behind.

By Kate Gordon, Robert Borosage, and Derek Pugh | Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Climate Change: An Unfunded Mandate

book_alt2 icon Report Congress is imposing a costly unfunded mandate on the American people by failing to enact policies to curb U.S. emissions of heat-trapping pollution.

By Fran Sussman, Cathleen Kelly, and Kate Gordon | Monday, October 28, 2013

Clean Energy Manufacturing Fights Climate Change, Increases U.S. Competitiveness, and Creates Jobs

Sustainable Agriculture Celebration at Harborview Farms article icon Issue Brief Fostering clean energy manufacturing in the United States would help boost the manufacturing sector, create jobs, and increase competitiveness, all while fighting global warming.

By Adam James and Kate Gordon | Friday, June 28, 2013

The Institute for Energy Research Gets It All Wrong on Regional Energy

California solar panelsThe institute’s critique of the regional energy report released by The Center for the Next Generation and the Center for American Progress is inaccurate on multiple fronts.

By Kate Gordon | Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Regional Energy, National Solutions

Clean energy book_alt2 icon Report By capitalizing on the unique strengths of each region of the United States, we can harness our country's resource diversity to move toward a brighter economic and energy future.

By Kate Gordon and Kiley Kroh | Thursday, October 18, 2012

Preparing America's Workforce for Jobs in the Green Economy: A Case for Technical Literacy

The emerging clean energy economy is already creating millions of jobs and generating trillions of dollars in economic activity across the globe. One characteristic of these jobs is that they span industries and occupations and provide opportunities for low-, middle-, and high-skill workers. As with other industries, though, the highest-quality jobs in this new clean […]

By Kate Gordon, Louis Soares, and Stephen Steigleder | Monday, August 27, 2012

5 Myths and Realities About U.S.-China Solar Trade Competition

Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon present the reasons why the United States needs to display a steady hand in its solar trade dispute with China.

By Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon | Wednesday, May 16, 2012

America’s Future Under ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’

book_alt2 icon Report Jorge Madrid, Kate Gordon, and Tina Ramos project what the United States will look like in 2030 if we don't break our energy status quo.

By Jorge Madrid, Kate Gordon, and Tina Ramos | Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Taking Action on Clean Energy and Climate Protection in 2012

book_alt2 icon Report Jason Walsh and Kate Gordon outline the steps we can take today that will get us on the path toward producing more clean energy to grow the economy, reducing pollution while saving energy and dollars, and building more resilient and balanced economies and communities.

By Jason Walsh and Kate Gordon | Friday, April 6, 2012

The Complexities of the U.S. Decision on Chinese Solar Panel Imports

Innovation, not cheap Chinese imports, is the real key to sustainable solar market growth, write Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon.

By Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon | Thursday, March 15, 2012

Fueling a New Future for the Gulf Coast

Kiley Kroh and Kate Gordon explain how the RESTORE Act is critical for the environmental restoration and long-term economic resilience of the Gulf Coast.

By Kiley Kroh and Kate Gordon | Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Putting Big Oil Subsidies to Work

Donna Cooper, Richard Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss detail a plan to redirect billions of dollars in giveaways to Big Oil toward building infrastructure to put Americans back on the job.

By Donna Cooper, Richard W. Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss | Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Manufacturing America’s Energy Future

Kate Gordon examines why the president’s investments in clean energy manufacturing now and in the future will pay huge dividends to the middle class.

By Kate Gordon | Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Keystone XL Isn’t the Key

Kate Gordon and Daniel J. Weiss explain why the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is weak on job creation and bad for America’s future.

By Kate Gordon and Daniel J. Weiss | Friday, December 16, 2011

Government Investment Is Key to Seizing the Energy Opportunity

Richard W. Caperton and Kate Gordon explain the importance of government involvement in clean energy investment.

By Richard W. Caperton and Kate Gordon | Tuesday, November 22, 2011