Lessons From Climate Leaders
Changing the perceptions and practices of employees, customers, and stockholders isn’t easy. But if done effectively, it can bring award-winning results. Three Climate Leadership Award winners share strategies that could help others take action.
Options for Reducing Power Plant Emissions
EPA is working on carbon pollution standards for existing power plants expected to be released as early as June. States could have a wide variety of ways to meet these standards, including improving energy efficiency and using market-based programs like cap and trade. C2ES explores some of the issues and options.
Fostering Electric Vehicles
Cities and states are building the expertise needed to encourage mass market adoption of electric vehicles. A new C2ES report summarizes the lessons learned from 16 groups that received Energy Department grants to advance the deployment of plug-in electric vehicles in their communities. The report is also a roadmap for accessing the research, toolkits, and other resources in the 16 readiness plans.
Read the report
An Unusually Warm Winter Worldwide
Average temperatures this winter were among the Top 10 coldest in some parts of the Upper Midwest and Southern United States. But many areas of the world were unusually warm. Globally, January was the fourth warmest on record. Image courtesy NOAA.