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To meet the climate challenge, the United States needs a comprehensive national approach. Well-designed federal policy can cut emissions and strengthen resilience while driving economic growth.

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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 115th Congress

Carbon pricing offers a cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Ten states are already pricing carbon, and a number of states are considering similar action. This fact sheet summarizes and compares seven carbon pricing proposals introduced in the 115th …

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Promising Market and Federal Solutions for Existing Nuclear Power

Since late 2012, six of the 104 nuclear reactors in the United States have retired. An additional 13 reactor retirements by 2025 have been announced. These early retirements impact the United States’ ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet …

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Shifting Gears: Action on State & Federal Vehicle Emissions Standards
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C2ES Comments on State Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions on State Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Electric Utility Generating Units; Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2017–0545 This document constitutes the comments of the Center for …

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Forward Thinking: A Road Map to Resilience

The following was published Feb. 1, 2018 on the Urban Institute’s “Using Dollars with Sense: Ideas for Better Infrastructure Choices” page. The economic imperative of investing in our nation’s infrastructure is widely recognized. But often overlooked is the opportunity such …

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Smarter Infrastructure Through Resilience
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Policy Options for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure

A new federal infrastructure package presents a critical opportunity to strengthen America’s infrastructure against the growing risks posed by extreme weather and other impacts of climate change. Enhancing the climate resilience of the nation’s infrastructure can substantially reduce future losses, …

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Opportunities for American Leadership

This article first appeared in the Women’s Council on Energy & the Environment journal, The Current, 2017 Q2 edition. Read the original post here. Leaders of both parties agree that we need to invest in American infrastructure, in part to …

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