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Could a carrot and stick approach motivate utilities to decarbonize with clean energy?

Congress is debating whether and how to implement a Clean Electricity Standard. Regardless of how one would be implemented, a clean electricity target would serve as the cornerstone for our broader clean…

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Report Finds Clean Electricity Standard Would Save Hundreds of Thousands of Lives

A new report finds that a national 80% clean electricity standard by 2030 would save many lives, make Americans a lot healthier, and save us lots of money through cleaner air.

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The Long and Winding Road: pursuing infrastructure, energy policy, and a clean electricity standard

You've heard the old saying "there's nothing sure but death and taxes." You could probably add to it "and shifting timelines in the U.S. Congress." Earlier this year we blogged about how…

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The Multiplier Effect: 100% Clean Electricity Standard + Electrification

A 100% CES + electrification could clean our air and water, protect public health, lower consumers' bills, bolster energy independence, and lift up the frontline communities most impacted by the climate crisis.

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Climate action in Knoxville: Mayor’s Climate Council and City budget

This week, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council held its penultimate meeting to discuss an updated City Sustainability work plan, and Knoxville City Council passed the City budget with climate provisions. 

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Broward County Exemplifies Local Leadership Tackling Climate Change

Local climate action, exemplified by Broward County, will continue to be a critical piece to reducing carbon pollution in Florida and securing resilient communities.

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Oil pipeline company agrees to pause project, Memphis City Council delays vote on ordinance

The proposed Byhalia pipeline saga continues, with the Memphis City Council Public Works committee deciding last week to delay voting on an ordinance which would present a roadblock to the pipeline.

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Is this our generation's moonshot moment? This Earth Month has seen growing momentum for climate action

People have begun to ask: is this our generation's moonshot moment – our time to apply our motivation, energies, and skills to tackle climate change using clean technology solutions?

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Memphis City Council delays vote on pipeline ordinance 

Pearl Eva Walker also contributed to this blog post. She is a Memphis resident who works on our Memphis Has the Power campaign. Community opposition in Memphis to the proposed Byhalia Connection Pipeline, which…

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Memphis City Council Adopts Climate Action Plan 

Memphis City Council adopted goals to reduce City and County climate pollution by 51% below 2016 levels by 2035, and 71% by 2050.