New York is the latest in a growing roster of state and municipal governments to establish green banks to unlock private capital investment in clean energy infrastructure.
Focusing on increasing the use of clean energy technologies in the affordable multifamily housing market would make families more secure and strengthen local economies.
Issue Brief In this brief, we argue that the president must advance his new infrastructure initiatives and investment goals in the context of the public health and safety risks of climate change.
Report Report from Bracken Hendricks and Adam James explains how to make our nation’s energy system more transparent, private, clean, and secure.
Issue Brief Bracken Hendricks and Adam James argue that the Federal Housing Finance Agency should capitalize on the rehab-to-rent process to promote more energy-efficient housing for renters and boost the long-term value of these properties for U.S. taxpayers.
Report Alon Cohen, Jordan Eizenga, John Griffith, Bracken Hendricks, and Adam James lay out a plan for removing a portion of government-owned foreclosed properties from the glutted for-sale market by converting them to affordable rental units.
President Barack Obama flexed executive power this year to secure $4 billion for job-creating energy-efficiency building projects across the United States, write Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid, and Adam James.
The Center for American Progress presents a way to help our housing markets and American taxpayers through a “rehab-to-rent” program on foreclosed homes.
Issue Brief Richard Caperton and Bracken Hendricks argue for the development of Green Bank to improve private capital markets for clean energy investment in the United States.
Michael Ettlinger, Donna Cooper, Sarah Wartell, and Bracken Hendricks outline three programs that should be part of any job creation plan.
Report Bracken Hendricks, Sean Pool, and Lisbeth Kaufman explain how low-carbon industrial strategies can ensure American sustained leadership in innovation.
A Clean Energy Standard is a primary way for the United States to compete in the trillion-dollar renewable energy technologies market. Richard W. Caperton, Kate Gordon, Bracken Hendricks, and Daniel J. Weiss propose core principles to guide its design.
Bracken Hendricks and Jorge Madrid document the Recovery Act’s impressive benefits to our clean energy economy. We must continue this momentum.