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In Defense of Clean Energy Report
Marines unload an emergency resupply helicopter in Afghanistan. Seventy percent of convoys on the ground in Afghanistan and Iraq are dedicated solely to transporting fuel and water. (AP/David Guttenfelder)

In Defense of Clean Energy

Bracken Hendricks, Daniel J. Weiss, and Lisbeth Kaufman explain the importance of the military's investment in clean energy for our national security.

Bracken Hendricks, Daniel J. Weiss, Lisbeth Kaufman

Low-carbon Innovation Report
A wind turbine blade is unveiled during the opening of the Vestas blade factory in Windsor, Colorado. (AP/Jack Dempsey)

Low-carbon Innovation

Bracken Hendricks, Sean Pool, and Lisbeth Kaufman explain how low-carbon industrial strategies can ensure American sustained leadership in innovation.

Bracken Hendricks, Sean Pool, Lisbeth Kaufman

Drilling Down on Fracking Concerns Report
Workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near Burlington, Pennsylvania. A report by a shale gas subcommittee of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board explicitly recognizes that unless the environmental concerns over hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, are addressed, the growth of the shale gas industry could be threatened. (AP/Ralph Wilson)

Drilling Down on Fracking Concerns

Tom Kenworthy and Daniel J. Weiss with Lisbeth Kaufman and Christina C. DiPasquale explore the ecological and economic issues of “fracking.”

Tom Kenworthy, Daniel J. Weiss, Lisbeth Kaufman, 1 More Christina DiPasquale

Prospects for U.S. Climate Policy In the News

Prospects for U.S. Climate Policy

Andrew Light, Daniel J. Weiss, Lisbeth Kaufman, and Adam James discuss the possibilities for national action and international cooperation on climate change in a changed political environment in a report for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

Andrew Light, Daniel J. Weiss, Lisbeth Kaufman, 1 More Adam James

Leading in the Clean Energy Deployment Challenge Article
The United States should adopt a balanced strategy to make clean energy cheap, easy, and accessible. In doing so, it can bolster the economy, create jobs, and improve economic competitiveness while reducing emissions. (AP/LM Otero)

Leading in the Clean Energy Deployment Challenge

The new focus in Washington on clean energy R&D funding is a good sign, write Bracken Hendricks and Lisbeth Kaufman. But it will take more than research to get projects up and running.

Bracken Hendricks, Lisbeth Kaufman

Bottom Up In Cancun Article

Bottom Up In Cancun

Bracken Hendricks and Lisbeth Kaufman argue that we should welcome the shift from top-down to bottom-up climate measures that’s occurring at this week’s climate conference.

Bracken Hendricks, Lisbeth Kaufman