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Learning From California’s Ambitious Climate Policy Report
The Carquinez Bridge looms in the background of the playground area of the Ninth Street Park and Boat Launch in Benicia, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014. (Manny Crisostomo/Sacramento Bee/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

Learning From California’s Ambitious Climate Policy

The Biden-Harris administration can learn from California’s science-based, whole-of-government approach to climate policy, which has reduced harmful emissions, prioritized environmental justice, and built partnerships across the state.

Aimee Barnes, Ashley Conrad-Saydah, Hannah Argento-McCurdy, 2 More Angela Luh, Matthew Gobin

Mapping Environmental Justice in the Biden-Harris Administration Report
 (President Joe Biden prepares to sign executive orders after speaking about climate change issues at the White House on January 27, 2021, in Washington, D.C.)

Mapping Environmental Justice in the Biden-Harris Administration

California’s environmental justice mapping tool offers clear lessons for identifying and targeting benefits to disadvantaged communities.

Aimee Barnes, Angela Luh, Matthew Gobin

A CRA To Meet the Challenge of Climate Change Report
A car gets towed while men walk in floodwaters on a road in Houston, August 2017, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. (Getty/Thomas B. Shea/AFP)

A CRA To Meet the Challenge of Climate Change

A modernized Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) would be a useful tool to effectively address climate resilience and environmental racism in low-income communities of color.

Michela Zonta, Caius Z. Willingham

Revamping Federal Climate Science Report
 (An iceberg is seen on the Weddell Sea near the Antarctic Peninsula on February 1, 2020.)

Revamping Federal Climate Science

The urgency of the climate crisis requires day one executive action to restore scientific integrity and rebuild the federal climate science apparatus.

John Podesta, Bidisha Bhattacharyya, Bianca Majumder

Building a Just Climate Future for North Carolina Report
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 03:  Workers put solar panels down during an installation May 3, 2106 in Washington, DC. The installation marked the one millionth in the U.S. in the past 40 years. It has been predicted that the U.S. will reach 2 million installations in two years.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Building a Just Climate Future for North Carolina

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.

Rita Cliffton, Cathleen Kelly

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