A new report shows there are numerous paths forward for our cities to achieve the clean-energy future their residents need and want
Our leaders can support the transition to a greener, fairer future. Or they can get out of the way. But they can't stop it.
Donald Trump rode to the White House promising to bring back jobs for working-class Americans. But dismantling federal efforts to address climate change will make it harder to deliver on that promise.
A podcast interview with NAACP’s Jacqueline Patterson on the importance of viewing environmental issues as civil rights issues
New forms of solar and battery-powered energy could soon be accessible to all—with some strategic assistance from the philanthropic sector.
During the second presidential debate on October 9, Republican presidential nominee (now President-Elect) Donald Trump claimed that “clean coal” could meet the energy needs of the United States for the next 1,000 years. Now that Mr. Trump will be in the...
With cap-and-trade, as with all well-intentioned fixes, “the devil is in the details.”
Around the country, interest in Zero Net Energy (ZNE) buildings is growing—this fall Santa Monica passed the world’s first ZNE building requirement for new single family homes and Boise unveiled Idaho’s first commercial ZNE building.
The agenda for cities of the future is to have more sustainable transport options available so that a city can indeed reduce its traffic whilst reducing its greenhouse gases 50 percent by 2050 (the global agenda set through the International Panel on...
Two weeks ago, the Oakland City Council unanimously voted to ban the handling and storage of coal in the city, quashing a proposal to build what could have been the largest coal export facility in California.