February 08, 2016 Categories: Clean Energy

The $12.1 Trillion Dollar Question

by Dan Lashof

Back in 2010, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) boldly projected that the $90 billion invested in renewable energy in the prior year would grow to a whopping $150 billion…

December 22, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change

Have We Turned the Corner on Climate Change?

by Dan Lashof

Formal negotiations leading to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) began in February 1991 at the Westfields Conference Center in a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C.

December 08, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule

CLEAN ENERGY IN YOUR COMMUNITY: WEATHERIZATION WORKS

by David Weiskopf

As world leaders gather this week in Paris to discuss climate solutions on a global scale, it’s important to remember the clean energy opportunities we have right here at…

November 19, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change

True Cost Accounting for a Climate Changed Economy

by Aaron Burgess

Last week, NextGen Climate America released an economic analysis by ICF International showing that meeting our national carbon emissions reduction goals will grow our economy, create millions of jobs,…

November 09, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy

Our Clean Energy Economy

by Dan Lashof

Climate change is our nation’s greatest challenge—left unaddressed, it will have devastating impacts on our economy, our environment, and our communities and families. The good news is that addressing this challenge…

October 07, 2015 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change Low-Carbon Fuel

Clean Transportation’s Hidden Win in SB 350

by Colin Murphy

  Sustainable transportation advocates have been locked in a pitched battle over the future of California’s mobility for the last several months. The Governor just signed SB 350 (De…

August 21, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change

When Citi Talks, Will People Listen?

by Dan Lashof

E.F. Hutton is long gone, but I still remember their iconic commercials from the 1970s, which declared, “When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen” (yes, I’m that old). This week…

August 07, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule

Another Giant Leap For Mankind

by Aaron Burgess

This week, with the Clean Power Plan, President Obama announced an ambitious goal, calling all Americans to take up the urgent task of addressing climate change. As President Obama and…

August 06, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule Low-Carbon Fuel

The Clean Power Plan Will Benefit Transportation, Too.

by Colin Murphy

It’s Not Just About the Power Plants. As climate advocates – and really, most of the nation– enjoy a well-deserved celebration after the announcement of the Clean Power Plan,…