Energy and Environment

Featured


Latest

Advocates Demand Congressional Action on Climate Change After the U.S. Supreme Court Limits the Environmental Protection Agency’s Power Video

Advocates Demand Congressional Action on Climate Change After the U.S. Supreme Court Limits the Environmental Protection Agency’s Power

Environmental advocates gathered outside the Supreme Court to protest its decision in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency—and to urge Congress to take action on climate change.

Hannah Malus, Hai-Lam Phan, James Mertz, 1 More Ala Al Sadi

How States Can Use the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Enhance Their Climate Action Efforts Report

How States Can Use the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Enhance Their Climate Action Efforts

Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach to climate action, state, local, and tribal governments can leverage custom, flexible solutions through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Meredith Alexander, Hannah Argento-McCurdy, Aimee Barnes, 3 More Chris Chyung, Camile Cleveland, Diana Madson

Achieving Energy Independence While Supporting European Allies Article
The sun sets over wind turbines.

Achieving Energy Independence While Supporting European Allies

Congress and the White House should act immediately to support our European allies and build long-term energy independence, while also providing American families with relief from the increased costs inflicted by the fossil fuel industry profiteering off Putin’s war on Ukraine.

A Clean Power Grid Is a Reliable Power Grid Article
A man walks his dog at sunset.

A Clean Power Grid Is a Reliable Power Grid

Decarbonizing the power sector through targeted clean energy investments will help to ensure the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid for years to come.

Elise Gout

A Climate and Competition Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Report
Photo of the NYSE electronic board with a walking male figure blurred in the foreground

A Climate and Competition Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission must ensure that derivatives markets facilitate the transition to a carbon-neutral economy; are capable of withstanding climate risks; and are competitive, transparent, and safe for all market participants under the commission’s jurisdiction.

Todd Phillips

Fighting Climate Change, From Capitol Hill to City Hall Report
Climate activists rally for action.

Fighting Climate Change, From Capitol Hill to City Hall

This report details case studies from six states and two cities to help inform how the United States can enact a whole-of-government approach to climate action.

Hannah Argento-McCurdy, Aimee Barnes, Chris Chyung, 2 More Camile Cleveland, Diana Madson

The Net-Zero Banking Alliance Article
View of landscape from above showing several windmills against a bright blue sky and grass fields.

The Net-Zero Banking Alliance

A new private sector-led initiative presents the opportunity for major global financial institutions to play a key role in decarbonizing the global economy.

Trevor Sutton

The Climate Needs a Balanced Judiciary Article
A smoky sunset is seen behind the Alameda County Superior Courthouse in Oakland, California, on September 14, 2020. (Getty/East Bay Times/Digital First Media/Jane Tyska)

The Climate Needs a Balanced Judiciary

As litigation continues over efforts to address climate change, it is critical that America’s federal courts include judges with professional expertise advancing climate protection policies.

Maggie Jo Buchanan

Optimizing the Federal Budget Process and Timeline To Center Climate Science Article
The White House is seen in Washington, October 2020. (Getty/Saul Loeb/AFP)

Optimizing the Federal Budget Process and Timeline To Center Climate Science

CAP recommendations would optimize the annual federal climate science budget process and timeline to provide necessary funding for the administration’s climate agenda.

Bianca Majumder, David Reidmiller

A Single Courageous State: Climate, Jobs, and Justice, Episode 3 Video

A Single Courageous State: Climate, Jobs, and Justice, Episode 3

Sean O’Leary of the Ohio River Valley Institute, Nancy Hirsh of the NW Energy Coalition and member of the Centralia Coal Transition Board, and Emmett Pepper of Energy Efficient West Virginia discuss how the retirement of a coal plant successfully led to local economic development and how the Centralia model can apply to other communities.

Chris Chyung, Hai-Lam Phan

To Harness the Power of the Ocean To Fight Climate Change, the Biden Administration Needs a Plan Article
A mangrove forest is pictured underwater in Mayotte Marine Natural Park, part of the Comoros archipelago in the Indian Ocean, November 2017. (Getty/Alexis Rosenfeld)

To Harness the Power of the Ocean To Fight Climate Change, the Biden Administration Needs a Plan

Ocean carbon dioxide removal solutions may contribute to policies and strategies that achieve the goal of negative emissions by midcentury, but implementation at scale must be balanced with concerns about unintended environmental impacts, environmental justice, a social license to operate, and governance issues.

Kelly Kryc, Kat So

Load More