Earlier this month, Environment America Research & Policy Center released Renewables on the Rise 2021, a report that illustrates the growth in renewable energy adoption across the United States over the last decade. To amplify the findings of the report and celebrate clean energy progress in the states, Environment America hosted a webinar discussion with state leaders from Massachusetts, Georgia and Pennsylvania.
As global policy makers gathered in Glasgow at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, to envision a greener and healthier future, clean energy leaders from states across America joined us to discuss why we’re seeing enormous growth in clean energy adoption and what states can do to accelerate their transition to 100% renewable energy.
The panel featured State Rep. Christopher Rabb from Pennsylvania, State Rep. Marjorie Decker from Massachusetts, Savannah, Georgia, Mayor Van Johnson, and Senior Director of Environment America’s Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy Johanna Neumann. Here are a few takeaways from the event: