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America Has Lost 594,300 Clean Energy Jobs; 850,000 Expected by June 30

Nearly 600,000 U.S. clean energy workers have lost their jobs since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic after 447,208 new workers filed unemployment claims in April—... (Read More)

106,000 Jobs in Clean Energy Lost in March Due to COVID-19 Economic Crisis

More than 106,000 clean energy workers lost their jobs in the month of March, and hundreds of thousands more clean energy job losses are projected in... (Read More)

E2: New York Program Illustrates How Clean Energy Can Help Lead The Way on Economic Recovery

The inclusion of the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth & Community Benefit Act will help clean energy developers, manufacturers, technicians, and construction, installation and distribution workers get... (Read More)

Trump Rollback Doubles Down on Economic Damage

The Trump administration today finalized its plan to roll back the popular Obama-era fuel economy standards, reversing the federal government’s largest effort to fight climate change... (Read More)

E2: Congress must now turn to clean energy to repower U.S. economy

Today, Congress passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus package as part of its response to the COVID-19 crisis. Following is a statement from Bob Keefe, executive... (Read More)

E2: Gov. Brown’s Executive Order Good for Economy, Environment

E2: Gov. Brown’s Executive Order Good for Economy, Environment Action will create jobs, address climate change say Oregon business leaders SALEM, OR (March 10, 2020) –... (Read More)

600+ Business Leaders Oppose Trump NEPA Proposal, Urge Withdrawal

More than 600 business leaders from across the country publicly stated their opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)... (Read More)

200+ Architects, Engineers, Contractors Urge Congress to Pass AIM Act

As the Senate Energy Package (S. 2657) moves to the floor this week, more than  200 architects, engineers and contractors from across the country sent a... (Read More)

$20,000 Awarded to 10 Emerging Clean Energy Leaders Across U.S.

National business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and sustainability-driven hotel brand 1 Hotels announced today the 2020 1 Hotels Fellowship class at E2. This is the third-year... (Read More)

E2: President Trump’s Focus on Economy Tonight Should Emphasize Growth, Opportunities in Clean Energy

“It’s great that the president plans to continue to focus on the economy and creating jobs – because there’s no bigger or more promising job-creator in... (Read More)

E2: GOP-led Climate Proposal a Hopeful Sign of Bipartisan Solutions

Statement from E2 Federal Advocacy Director Sandra Purohit WASHINGTON (January 21, 2020) – E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) is encouraged by the statements of commitment to finding climate change... (Read More)

Business Group: Trump Administration Ignores Climate Impacts with Proposed Rule Change

E2 opposes President Trump’s dramatic proposed rollback of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) announced today that would enable agencies to ignore the climate change impacts... (Read More)

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TABOR – Preventing Progress on Climate Action

COVID-19 is overwhelming Colorado’s economy, and TABOR (Tax Payer Bill of Rights) is making it worse. TABOR is an amendment which was approved by voters in1992... (Read More)

Oil, Clean Energy and National Security

America’s reliance on petroleum continues to be a risk to our national security, our economy and our environment. The current crash in oil markets—and the job... (Read More)

CA Members-Only Virtual Gathering: Speed Networking

Greetings E2 California Members! We hope you are safe and sane during the coronavirus crisis and statewide shelter-in-place order. Please join us for an E2 members-only... (Read More)

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