What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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Washington Clean Buildings Bill Raises the Bar for Every State

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 01:15:34 +0000

Courtesy of RMI. By Jonny Kocher Buildings are at the forefront of climate action in the state of Washington, spurred by Seattle’s recent adoption of an energy code that will require new large buildings to be fossil fuel free. Now legislators are considering an ambitious new bill stemming from Governor Jay Inslee’s comprehensive climate proposal. The Healthy Homes […]

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Signs of Hope for US Federal Climate Action in 2021

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2021 01:30:11 +0000

As we enthusiastically bid 2020 farewell, for many reasons 2021 is starting to feel like a year to be hopeful. While the rollout of vaccines signal an impending slow-down to the pandemic, recent activity in DC is offering a similar glimpse to solutions on the horizon for the climate crisis

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Investing in the Energy Efficiency & Weatherization Workforce

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 23:27:32 +0000

Today is Weatherization Day, an annual opportunity to celebrate the impact of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), which reduces energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes

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