It's time to build a 100 percent clean future, deliver on environmental justice, and empower workers to compete in the global clean energy economy.
What We're Doing
Building a 100 percent clean future
Stabilizing global warming starts with cutting carbon pollution in the United States to half of peak levels by 2030, leading global net greenhouse gas emissions to reach zero by midcentury, and sustaining net-negative emissions thereafter.
Creating good jobs in the United States
Building a 100 percent clean future will create millions of new jobs, and policy must ensure that these jobs are located here in the United States and provide workers fair wages, good benefits, and full collective bargaining rights.
Fighting for environmental justice
Partnering with environmental justice advocates to turn the tide against environmental injustice, economic inequality, and climate change will ensure everyone can realize their fundamental right to clean air, clean water, and healthy, thriving communities.
Learning from leadership in the states
Creating a road map for federal action will lift up lessons learned from the states, local governments, and tribal nations that have made important strides for climate, justice, and jobs.
Budget Reconciliation Is the Key to Stopping Climate Change
Implementing Biden’s Justice40 Commitment To Combat Environmental Racism
Creating a Domestic U.S. Supply Chain for Clean Energy Technology
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A New Horizon in U.S. Trade Policy
Under President Biden, the United States is reinvigorating its trade policy to better confront the major challenges of the 21st century, but key questions remain.
The Biden administration must take a tougher stance on soot pollution
Sarah Millender, Auburn Bell, and Jill Rosenthal have published a new op-ed in The Hill urging the Biden administration to strengthen standards on soot pollution.
4 Ways the Biden Administration Can Ensure Offshore Wind Development Benefits Tribes and Indigenous People
To develop offshore wind energy responsibly, both government and industry must involve Tribal and Indigenous leadership throughout the entire process.
How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Save Households Money in 2023
The Inflation Reduction Act provides numerous financial incentives for purchasing climate-friendly technologies, creating significant savings opportunities for households.
Local Communities and Tribes Have Seen Historic Funding for Conservation Thanks to the Biden Administration
President Biden has channeled over $10 billion to local land conservation efforts and conserved more than 12 million acres of land, furthering the nation’s 30x30 efforts.
The Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Boost Offshore Wind Production
Offshore wind energy has incredible potential to accelerate the clean energy transition; to fulfill its promise, the industry must center equity and worker justice.
Nations Must Link Climate and Nature Crises, or Risk Failing To Address Both
As the U.N. conference on biodiversity begins, participating nations must do what those at the recent climate change conference failed to accomplish: acknowledge the link between the climate and nature crises, setting up governments to take bold action on both.
The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Can Accelerate an Equitable Energy Transition
The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund can transform the clean energy landscape while advancing environmental justice; and careful implementation with equity and accountability in mind will be the key to success.
How States Can Lead on Reducing Harms From Methane
With support from the federal government, state leaders can reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector and help the United States meet its climate targets.
Stronger Standards on Soot Pollution Are Critical for Public Health and Environmental Justice
The Biden administration must institute stronger soot pollution standards to reverse inaction by Trump, strengthen public health, and protect environmental justice communities.
The Pathway to Industrial Decarbonization
To effectively tackle the climate crisis and reach net-zero emissions by 2050, the United States must provide a pathway to accelerating the decarbonization of heavy industry while supporting high-quality, union jobs and a clean and equitable environment.
Opinion: In a Warming Climate, San Diego Must Change How its Homes Are Cooled
Elise Gout urges San Diegans to switch to electric heat pumps—a relatively new technology that operates efficiently and at lower costs to consumers.