State Rep. Kam Buckner (D-IL) discusses his state’s ongoing efforts to enact a 100 percent clean energy standard, reduce transportation pollution, lower utility bills, and meet the environmental justice mandate.
Rep. Jamie Long discusses Minnesota’s recent progress on clean vehicles, energy efficiency standards, the Line 3 pipeline, just transition, and environmental justice, as well as what’s next.
Congress should invest $10 billion in coastal restoration to create jobs, protect coastal communities, and rebuild fish and wildlife populations.
The Biden administration’s efforts to restore U.S. leadership on the global stage will ultimately be determined by what actions the United States takes domestically on climate.
State, local, and tribal leadership is laying a road map for federal action on climate, good jobs, and justice.
Increasing demand for companies to provide enhanced disclosures on climate-related and other environmental, social, and governance matters has raised questions about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s authority to require disclosures. That authority is broad and not limited to materiality.
The American Jobs Plan should increase investments in conservation and agriculture.
With long-term federal infrastructure investment, schools can deliver critical health and learning benefits to students while supporting the transition to a 100 percent clean energy future.
Regulators should use the bank capital framework to improve the resiliency of the financial system to climate-related risks.
Many former climate deniers in Congress now acknowledge the dangers of global warming—but do they have a plan to fix it?
Beijing recently released modest near-term climate targets that will make it more difficult for China to meet its own carbon neutrality goal—and for other nations to meet global climate stabilization goals.
The White House and U.S. Department of the Interior have made quick progress on increasing conservation ambition, addressing climate change, and strengthening tribal consultation in the first 100 days.
The Biden administration has pledged to provide Puerto Rico—home to more than 3 million U.S. citizens—with the resources and technical assistance it needs to recover and prosper in the wake of multiple natural disasters and ongoing economic and fiscal crises.
Congress and the Biden administration must invest in modernizing the nation’s power grid to ensure all Americans have access to reliable, affordable, and pollution-free electricity.
As the Biden administration and Congress pursue ambitious infrastructure investments, they should look to the ocean to build a clean energy future.