Clean, renewable energy is within our reach — all we have to do is seize the opportunities around us.
To live greener, healthier lives we need to be using less energy and getting more of our energy from renewable sources like the sun and the wind. The good news is that powering our lives with clean energy is getting easier every day, and the transition away from fossil fuels, toward an economy that runs on renewable energy, is picking up steam. Together we can accelerate the change.
The Latest on Clean energy
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New prize for cities seeking to cut red tape for solar
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Environment America testifies in support of more energy-efficient furnaces
States and cities going renewable
Local elected official letter to Walmart
Citizen’s Guide to Reducing Energy Waste
Shining Cities 2022
Did You Know?
In 2020, America generated almost four times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2011, with wind and solar now producing 11% of the nation’s electricity.
2022 heat wave/energy efficiency coverage: data, resources and interview opportunities
Unprecedented heat has scorched many parts of the United States into September. According to the Washington Post, as of September 7, cities across the country had endured more than 7,000 new daily high temperature records this summer.
It’s time for states to lead on clean energy
... and states are stepping up to the plate.
Biden promises action on climate change during event at former coal plant
President Joe Biden took his campaign to slow down climate change and speed up our transition to clean energy to the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant on Wednesday. Brayton Point is now becoming a hub for the development and production of offshore wind technology. During the visit, he announced a new program to develop offshore wind power in the Gulf of Mexico for the first time and indicated that his administration would propose additional executive actions to tackle climate change in the coming days.
Local elected officials voice support for Walmart to go solar
Local elected officials across the country are adding their names to a letter urging Walmart to install rooftop solar on all its stores by 2035