Almost 70 countries and the EU have already pledged to make their economies ‘net-zero’ greenhouse gas emitters by mid-century © AP
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There must be short-term emissions cuts along with commitments to be carbon neutral by 2060

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In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that the geopolitical implications of a clean energy transition are far more subtle, complex and counterintuitive than the conventional wisdom of China's rise and petrostate collapse.

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Philippe Benoit and Dr. Alex Clark explain how government officials and the climate community can develop initiatives that engage state- and government-owned enterprises in climate action.

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Investing in clean energy technologies is the most important contribution the US can make to the world’s fight against climate change.

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In an op-ed for State of the Planet, Cheryl LaFleur diagnoses what's really ailing California's electric system, and lays out the four "preexisting conditions" that need to be addressed to prevent future blackouts.

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In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that even as many governments and environmentalists work to curb new coal plant financing and construction, far too little attention is being paid to the coal plants that already exist.

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In a new op-ed for the Houston Chronicle, Antoine Halff and Andrew Gould argue that the United States needs better methane regulations to compete against other oil and gas producers.

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In a new op-ed for the New York Times, Jason Bordoff argues that if the permit process is not improved, solar and wind energy efforts may face protracted delays or shutdowns.

Workers install a solar panel system on the roof of a home in Palmetto Bay, Florida, on Jan. 23, 2018.
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In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that the need for government stimulus investments to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic presents a historic opportunity to put countries on a more sustainable path, but, to be effective, green stimulus requires a more expansive view of both the timeframe for recovery spending and of the climate benefits.

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In an op-ed for Power, David Hill argues that policymakers and consumers don’t have to choose between low-carbon energy sources and competitive power markets. It’s possible to have both.

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