News Release | Environment America

Statement: New York commits to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The New York Legislature has passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, putting the Empire State on a path to carbon-neutrality by 2050.

Washington is the latest state to go all-in on clean, carbon-free electricity.

A sunny view of Earth Day

By | Ross Sherman
Communications Associate

Focus on green initiatives — not monsters out to destroy our environment

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Electric cars are coming. Are we ready?

In a few short years, there could be millions more electric vehicles (EVs) on America’s roads, with eight states collectively pledging to add 3.3 million EVs by 2025.

With longer days ahead, cities should lean in on solar

By | Emma Searson
Director, Go Solar Campaign

Today marks the first official day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Known as the spring equinox because the day and night each last almost exactly 12 hours, it’s a cause for celebration for many who, like me, are eager to leave the cold and darkness of winter behind. This is also a great time for our communities to lean in and make the most of capturing the sun’s power with each growing day.

News Release | Environment America

Passage of renewable energy bill puts New Mexico at forefront of carbon-free electricity

A groundbreaking renewable energy bill heads to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for her signature.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. Department of Energy’s delay on appliance efficiency regulations not only in violation of the law but also a threat to planet

The Energy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a hearing today on the Department of Energy’s failure to meet 16 legal deadlines for reviewing and updating appliance efficiency standards. The subcommittee is also investigating DoE’s failure to publish Final Energy Conservation Standards.

News Release | Environment America

U.S. Department of Energy’s proposed repeal of lighting efficiency standards a huge blow to planet’s health

The U.S. Department of Energy is holding a public meeting today on its plan to revoke Obama-era rules that required higher energy efficiency standards for lighting. The regulations, which had been scheduled to take effect in January 2020, would have saved twice as much energy as any other efficiency regulation in history.  The light bulb standard rollback would result in an additional 34 million metric tons of climate-altering carbon dioxide by 2025.

A President’s Day celebration of savings

By | Allie Astor
Energy Efficiency Campaign, Associate

How appliance efficiency standards protect our planet and our pocketbooks

News Release | Environment America

Environment America joins nationwide campaign calling on states to adopt energy-saving standards for common products

Environment America, along with a national coalition of environmental and consumer allies, is pressing nine states across the country to embrace updated appliance efficiency standards on 18 products, including commercial dishwashers, commercial fryers, water coolers and faucets.

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