To help build a new social contract among companies, investors, workers, and society, regulators should modernize the fiduciary rules governing investment advisers and retirement plan fiduciaries to ensure that they disclose how they handle environmental, social, and governance considerations.
A healthy U.S. ocean requires both sustainable fisheries management and marine protected areas.
Candidates from states with existing climate commitments won in the 2020 election and will bring lessons from this state-level climate action to Washington.
Pro-worker advocates must advance strategies and policies that will ensure that all climate jobs are high-quality union jobs that make the economy more equitable.
Tackling climate change will require state and local action alongside federal policy change. State and local policymakers can ensure that good jobs are created in the new clean economy by focusing on five proven job-quality strategies.
Investing in equitable, healthy, and climate change-ready communities is essential to ensure a just economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the United States struggles to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, federal, state, and local governments must prepare communities for an extremely active hurricane season fueled by climate change, as well as support resilient and equitable rebuilding in the wake of disasters.
Federal policymakers must invest in domestic electric vehicle production and deployment now in order to support high-quality American jobs, cut greenhouse gas emissions over the long term, and ensure national competitiveness in a key area of growth.
Building a massive seawater treatment plant along the Arctic Refuge’s coastline is among the many regulatory and technical hurdles that the oil industry is likely to have to clear.
The severe economic downturn caused by the coronavirus has created an urgent need to boost federal infrastructure spending and reform programs and policies to ensure they achieve the greatest social, economic, and environmental return on investment.
Amid the deadly threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have detailed how the ongoing threat of climate change is expected to worsen in the future, highlighting the need for state leaders to accelerate actions to provide access to pollution-free energy and build healthy climate change-ready communities.
Protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands by 2030 is a necessary step to protect and expand American’s carbon sink.
In its next COVID-19 relief package, Congress must include specific environmental justice provisions to ensure equitable access to safe, clean drinking water and sanitation services.
The Federal Reserve should not be throwing a public lifeline to an industry that is stoking serious risks to the financial system, economy, and environment.
People of color, families with children, and low-income communities are most likely to be deprived of the benefits that nature provides.