September 01, 2016 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change

Lessons in Climate Politics From California’s Big Win on SB 32 and AB 197

by Colin Murphy

It’s not every day when politics pleasantly surprises you. California’s Legislature has been locked in a struggle over the future of the state’s climate policy for the last…

July 25, 2016 Categories: California Fossil Fuels Low-Carbon Fuel

Consumers Win From California’s Clean Transportation

by Colin Murphy

If you read this blog regularly[1], you have probably noticed that the phrase “California has been a global leader in climate policy” appears rather frequently. The repetition of…

July 19, 2016 Categories: Climate Change Fossil Fuels

Enough Already: No New Leases for Unburnable Carbon on Public Lands [UPDATED]

by Dan Lashof

The Department of the Interior is required to manage public lands, including the coal, oil, and gas they contain, “to benefit Americans now and…

July 14, 2016 Categories: EPA Rule Fossil Fuels

Our Air: The Health and Equity Impacts of Burning Coal and Natural Gas in Pennsylvania and Ohio

by David Weiskopf

NextGen Climate America, in partnership with PSE Healthy Energy, is proud to announce the release of “Our Air.” These reports examine the health and equity impacts of fossil…

May 19, 2016 Categories: Uncategorized

Healthy Planet — Healthy Communities

by Aaron Burgess

Climate action will put us on a trajectory to avoid the worst health impacts linked to climate change such as extreme heat and cold, the spread of tropical…

May 11, 2016 Categories: Climate Change

Hot, Hotter, Hottest: Have we already passed 1.5-degrees C?

by Frances Sawyer

2014 was the hottest year on record. 2015 was hotter. 2016 arrives, and…

April 25, 2016 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change Low-Carbon Fuel

Ducking solar integration challenges with workplace charging

by Aaron Burgess

It would have been hard to miss the hype around the unveiling of the Tesla Model 3. Not that we wanted to miss it – finally, consumers will…

April 07, 2016 Categories: Uncategorized

Spring Break in Antarctica: Notes from the Front Lines of Climate Change

by Aaron Burgess

Thanks to NextGen Climate America for the opportunity to write this guest blog! I am a legal intern with the team, but took some time off in March…

April 01, 2016 Categories: Clean Energy

The Energy Storage Device American Homes Already Have

by Dan Lashof

After decades of being considered “alternative” energy fit for hippie communes and maybe a few crazy utilities in California, wind and solar power are now booming, mainstream businesses…