Demand Flexibility Is Critical — Use It When We Have It

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:12:35 +0000

To stave off the worst effects of the climate crisis, we must urgently transition from polluting fossil fuels to emissions-free energy. The large-scale deployment of renewable energy to replace polluting power plants and rapid electrification of our buildings, vehicles and industries are necessary pillars to achieving this transition

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Colorado Approves $110 Million Transportation Electrification Plan

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:31:02 +0000

Xcel Energy will deploy approximately 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at residential, commercial, and public sites across Colorado, under a $110 million plan formally approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission this week

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An Energy Efficiency Needle in the Relief Bill Haystack

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:54:01 +0000

A critical tool for cutting greenhouse gas emissions is buried in the fine print of the massive “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021,” signed by President Trump. This tool is a provision that offers permanent tax incentives for highly energy-efficient commercial buildings

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New York Must Keep Up Climate & Environmental Wins in 2021

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 15:48:33 +0000

In 2021, New York State must keep up the fight for a cleaner, healthier and more equitable future for all

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Leaving NRDC & Going To Work As White House National Climate Advisor, Here’s A Message For Everyone

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 21:36:41 +0000

In January, I will be joining the Biden–Harris powerhouse of a Climate Cabinet, and NRDC will continue the work to build a cleaner, healthier, more just and equitable world

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Charging Ahead: Siting EV Charging Stations in Hyderabad, India

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 06:18:37 +0000

With a rapid transformation in electric mobility, over 15 states in India are moving forward with electric vehicle (EV) plans. Shifting to EVs also helps reduce India’s chronic air pollution problems and climate emissions while supporting COVID-19 economic recovering efforts. For the shift, a strong public charging system is needed to support robust EV use

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Public Transit Is In Crisis, But Essential To Our Recovery

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 19:21:17 +0000

Rumors of another COVID recovery package are coming to a head as we close out the disastrous year that has been 2020. Congress must include and prioritize America’s public transportation system in its relief package, not only because it has been severely impacted by the pandemic and the concurrent economic crisis, but because it is foundational to America’s comeback

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Rising To The Challenge 5 Years After Paris Climate Agreement

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 02:40:16 +0000

On the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement — December 12th, 2020—countries are coming together for the “Climate Ambition Summit 2020” to commit to new and more aggressive climate actions as required under the Paris Agreement

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Happy Birthday To The Arctic Refuge

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 21:00:31 +0000

Just this week, the Trump administration set a date to auction off the heart of these lands. This will not stand

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