How U.S. Cities and Counties Are Getting Renewable Energy

Cities are a core driver of climate change, accounting for more than 70% of greenhouse gas emissions. Precisely because they are such big GHG emitters, cities can be at the forefront in…

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3 Ways U.S. Cities Are Investing in Clean Energy for Resilience

By 2030, more than 145 million people across the world will be impacted by flooding each year – many of whom live in coastal areas of the United States. Wildfires are growing…

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Europe Charts a Course for Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

On May 27, the European Union unveiled a €750 billion ($826 billion) recovery proposal as a centerpiece of its economic response to the coronavirus crisis, while also increasing its existing budget. EU…

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5 Ways Momentum for Climate Action Has Grown Since the Paris Agreement Was Signed

Since the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, adopted in 2015 and signed by 175 countries on Earth Day the following year, global momentum to tackle the climate emergency has…

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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the…

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Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-Carbon Buildings Challenge?

The global battle against climate change will take place in the world’s buildings. Buildings produce nearly 40% of global energy-related emissions. And while the latest research shows the world needs to reach net-zero-carbon emissions…

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Charlotte Is the Largest US City to Purchase Renewable Energy Through a Green Tariff

More than 200 U.S. cities, townships and counties have adopted 100% clean energy targets. While some have already achieved them, many more are still trying to figure out how they will…

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