Blowing in the Wind

By | Bronte Payne
Clean Energy Associate

2016 is shaping up to be a big year for offshore wind in the United States. Over the last several years, the Obama Administration has leased eleven commercial offshore wind energy areas, the Department of Energy and Department of Interior released the National Offshore Wind Strategy, Massachusetts made the largest commitment to offshore wind in the country at 1,600 megawatts and construction is complete on America’s first offshore wind project.  This week I joined clean energy advocates, offshore wind developers, supply-chain manufacturers, and state and national officials, to plan the strategies for taking clean energy to the next level.

Imagine a future with zero-carbon transportation...

By | Katie Hammer
Digital Campaigner, Global Warming Solutions Campaign

Transportation is now America’s leading source of carbon dioxide pollution, having surpassed power plants. As a nation, we produce more transportation-related carbon pollution per person than any other country.

Today, partnering with Frontier Group, we are releasing a new report to tackle this problem head on, highlighting 50 steps we can take to adopt a carbon-free transportation system.

The next step for bee conservation

By | Christy Leavitt
Director of Partnerships

Learn more about recent headlines: "Bee species added to U.S. endangered species list for first time."

U.S. Senators will push 100 percent renewable energy

By | Rob Sargent
Energy Program Director

There’s much still to do to convince Congress and other elected bodies to move us toward 100 percent renewables, but this is an improtant chink in the fossil-fuel industry’s armor.