October 20, 2016 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change Fossil Fuels Low-Carbon Fuel

10 Years of California’s AB 32 Climate Law: Lower Carbon, Higher Growth

by Colin Murphy

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s term as Governor of California was certainly memorable, not just for the blunt bravado of his speeches, but also for a keen understanding that climate change…

October 04, 2016 Categories: California Clean Energy

A Climate-Smart Infrastructure Upgrade for America

by Dan Lashof

Against all odds, the hot topic in Washington, DC this Fall is…infrastructure. That’s because there is a growing consensus that, as a…

September 22, 2016 Categories: Clean Energy

A Two for One Deal on Climate

by Frances Sawyer

How an amendment to the Montreal Protocol and energy efficiency can put the brakes on global warming Today there is added momentum toward what would be the single…

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…