The partnership between the federal government and renewable energy developers has contributed to the nation’s twentyfold increase in solar generation and threefold increase in wind generation since 2009.
While success in school is dependent upon many factors, being present each and every day is critical, particularly for low-income students and students of color, who face a variety of educational barriers.
Seventy percent of 16- to 24-year-olds and 41 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds with full-time salaries in exempt roles earned less than the proposed threshold of $50,440 in 2013
Author Myriam Alexander-Kearns discusses the greatest threat to grid reliability: climate change.
Arctic and global warming are leading the world closer to rapidly approaching tipping points that will narrow cost-effective climate solutions, adding to an expanding list of regrets.
People are 60 percent more likely to be displaced by a weather-related disaster today than they were in the 1970s.
Deporting all unauthorized immigrants would shrink the labor force by 6.4 percent over two decades.
The outdated laws and regulations governing energy and natural resource extraction on U.S. public lands provide few protections for the fiscal interests of U.S. taxpayers.
Patience and faithful implementation of the standards will pay dividends.
Given that research has shown that boosting poor children’s family income early in life has long-term effects on education, health, and earnings, an expanded tax credit also would likely have positive effects on children’s long-term economic mobility.