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New Book, Major Ad Campaign Detail Growing Costs of Climate Change, Economic Benefits of Climate Action

With hurricane season about to begin in the East, wildfires already raging in the West and the most important climate and clean energy legislation in U.S.... (Read More)

E2: Rising Costs of Climate Change Adds to Inflation

Business group: Congress can help blunt costs with action (Read More)

Biden Budget a good step for US Economy and Energy Independence

Today, President Biden released his Fiscal Year 2023 budget. It includes important funding for climate on both the domestic and international front. Following is a statement... (Read More)

E2: SEC’s Proposed Climate Disclosure Rule Is Smart, Needed

Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule changes that would require publicly traded companies to include more climate-related disclosures in their shareholder communications, including details... (Read More)

Russian Oil Ban Good First Step, Now US Must Accelerate Transition to Cleaner, More Secure Economy

Today, President Biden issued an executive order prohibiting oil imports from Russia, while the European Union also announced a sweeping proposal to get off Russian oil... (Read More)

After State of Union, Amid Rising Costs and Growing Climate Disasters, Congress Must Act

Tonight, in his first State of the Union address, President Biden is expected to call on Congress to revive clean energy tax credits and other climate... (Read More)

E2: Cooper’s EO A Critical Step for NC’s Clean Energy Transition; Now Time for Concrete Actions

On January 7, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 246, which strengthens North Carolina’s carbon emission reduction goals, emphasizing transportation decarbonization and equity in the state’s... (Read More)

Offshore Wind to Generate Billions for North Carolina Economy

A new analysis shows that constructing 2.8-gigawatts of offshore wind off North Carolina’s coast by 2030 will result in a net economic benefit of up to... (Read More)

Biden’s First Offshore Wind Auction to Jumpstart Job Growth, Strengthen Coastal Economies

"Offshore wind is one of the biggest avenues we have to create new, long-term job opportunities here at home.” (Read More)

E2: NOAA Report Bolsters Case for Build Back Better

Major climate disasters cost the U.S. economy more than $145 billion last year, according to data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)... (Read More)

Colorado Clean Energy Jobs Grew 6% in 2nd Half of 2020, Now Home to 58,000 Workers: REPORT

More than 58,000 clean energy workers are employed in Colorado across every county after the sector surged 6 percent in the second half of 2020. (Read More)

E2: Biden EV Executive Order Will Drive Innovation, Investment, Jobs

The Biden administration today announced an executive order directing the federal government to leverage the power of procurement to shift the government to 100 percent clean... (Read More)

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Raleigh, NCClimate Economics: Costs, opportunites – and your pocketbook

Climate change is a serious and growing threat to the U.S. economy, and North Carolina is no exception. Climate-related disasters inflicted nearly $150 billion in damage... (Read More)

Norfolk, VAClimate economics: Costs, opportunities – and your pocketbook

Climate change is a serious and growing threat to the economy of Virginia and the country as a whole. Climate-related disasters inflicted nearly $150 billion in... (Read More)

Charlotte, NCClimate economics: Costs, opportunities – and your pocketbook

Climate change is a serious and growing threat to the U.S. economy, and North Carolina is no exception. Climate-related disasters inflicted nearly $150 billion in damage... (Read More)

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