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Billion Dollar Losses, Trillion Dollar Threats: The Cost of Climate Change

As Florida rebuilds from Hurricane Ian and the Midwest and Southeast recover from this summer’s flooding, a new report by PSE Healthy Energy for the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) breaks down the economic impact of extreme weather and climate-driven threats to states across the United States.

Billion Dollar Losses, Trillion Dollar Threats: The Cost of Climate Change analyzes the escalating toll of billion-dollar disasters over the last 40 years and provides insight into how these disasters—from hurricanes and flooding to wildfires—are compounded by other extreme weather events, such as record-breaking drought, heat waves, and rainfall.

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Clean Jobs Midwest2022

Clean energy companies employed more than 714,000 Midwesterners at the end of 2021, over a 5 percent increase from 2020 and a return to growth after an unprecedented decline in 2020. Approximately 55 percent of the clean energy jobs lost during the COVID-19 economic downturn were regained. In 2021, clean energy jobs grew almost 40 percent faster than the overall economy. More Midwesterners worked in clean energy than the number of lawyers, accountants and auditors, web developers, and real estate agents in the region combined.

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About E2

Since its inception, E2 has been recognized as a leader in advocation for policies that protect the environment while building economic prosperity. Our members use their collective voice to make the business and industry case for strong state and federal policies that address pressing environmental problems.

Congress Passes Biggest Climate Bill in History

House passes the Inflation Reduction Act, including the biggest investments in clean energy and climate action in history.

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E2’s nine chapters give members the opportunity to engage on state and regional policy efforts; network with like-minded business people at regular chapter events; and engage directly with experts, elected officials and others.

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Report: Energy efficiency remains energy industry’s largest workforce, employing 2.2 million Americans

New analysis unveils state and county level employment data; 99 percent of U.S. counties are home to energy efficiency workers WASHINGTON — Nearly 2.2 million Americans now work in energy efficiency —more than any other sector of the U.S. energy industry, ...


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E2: Over 125 Business Leaders Call on Mayor Lightfoot to Act on Building Decarbonization

Over 125 business leaders call on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to act on electrifying and decarbonizing Chicago’s buildings, in a letter to be delivered to the Mayor this afternoon by business groups E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and Illinois Green Alliance. E2 ...


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E2: USPS Finally Delivers on Clean Vehicles

WASHINGTON – In a welcome about-face, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced that it plans to significantly increase its purchases of electric delivery vehicles and move towards creating one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the nation. Boosted by...


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