News Release | Environment America

Obama administration puts "clean" in the Clean Power Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released proposed details for its Clean Energy Incentive Program, a key component of the Obama administration’s landmark Clean Power Plan.

News Release | Environment America

Father's Day video says Obama is '#1 Dad' on climate action

Washington, D.C. – With Father’s Day around the corner, a new video from Environment America features conservation leaders, congressmen, and other dads from across the country -- along with their cute children -- thanking President Obama for his efforts to stem the climate crisis.

100 Percent Renewable Juice Boxes?

By | Rob Sargent
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

TetraPak is known by many for their seemingly ubiquitous juice boxes that appear in our kids’ school lunches. But last week, they gained distinction when they announced their plan to source 100 percent of their energy from renewables by 2030, joining the ranks of major multinational corporations that have committed to 100% renewable energy. Other companies that have taken the RE100 pledge include Coca Cola, Google, Ikea, and Microsoft. 

News Release | Environment America

Experts at committee hearing tout solar and energy storage technologies

WASHINGTON, DC - Today the Energy subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee heard testimony from experts on technologies that will improve our ability to store energy and be more efficient in capturing the power of the sun. 

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Public education effort for 100% renewable energy to reach 1.3 million households

Washington, DC -- Environment America Research & Policy Center will deploy hundreds of door-knockers this summer in a multi-million-dollar effort to educate Americans about the possibility of 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

News Release | Environment America

U.S. Senators introduce bill to promote offshore wind power

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today Sens. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) introduced the Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development (WIND) Act, which would extend the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit for offshore wind through the year 2025.

World’s Top Energy Officials Meet to Discuss Shift to Clean Energy

By | Rob Sargent
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Last week, we got another step closer to 100% renewable energy when energy officials from around the world gathered to discuss greater collaboration on clean energy. 

Coming Soon: A 100 Percent Renewable Commute

By | Rob Sargent
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

The daily commute for some 2.2 million Chileans just got greener. Santiago’s Metro system announced plans to become the first subway system powered mostly by solar energy. Running a large transit system on renewable energy is a major breakthrough and an inspiring example for others to replicate.  

Recent Renewable Milestones Show The Promise, Possibility of Going 100%

By | Ross Sherman
Digital Campaigner, Clean Energy

If you’re like us and follow renewable energy closely, the past few weeks have been nothing short of astonishing. Whether for several hours or in some cases days, a handful of European countries experienced periods of time where they needed only renewable energy to cover all or most of their energy needs.

World’s Second Most Populous Country Poised for Solar Boom

By | Rob Sargent
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Already, India is a renewable energy leader, especially when it comes to solar. It has some of the largest solar projects in the world, and plans to expand to 20 gigawatts (GW) by 2020 and 200 GW by 2050 as part of the “National Solar Mission.” Given recent circumstances, however, they appear poised to go even bigger.

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