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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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Interconnected: Canadian and U.S. Electricity

The U.S. and Canadian electric power grids are connected through 37 major transmission lines from New England to the Pacific Northwest. The interconnected North American power grid provides numerous benefits for Canada and the United States, including enhanced electric reliability, …

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The clean-energy transition is powering the U.S. economy
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EV sales are up, but we still need fuel economy standards
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Year Ahead: We must strengthen climate action wherever possible
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Insights from a Comparative Analysis of Clean Power Plan Modeling

An updated context, including falling natural gas prices and the extension of federal tax credits, have prompted new modeling of the likely impacts of the Clean Power Plan. Five studies have recently been released analyzing the projected effects of the …

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Models tell us Clean Power Plan will cut emissions at low cost
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Achieving the United States’ Intended Nationally Determined Contribution

More than 180 nations representing more than 95 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions offered “intended nationally determined contributions” (INDCs) to the Paris Agreement reached in December 2015. The United States’ INDC is an economy-wide target to reduce net greenhouse …

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One year later, Clean Power Plan having impact despite stay
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Carbon trading under the Clean Power Plan

The following article appeared in the July 2016 issue of EM, the Magazine for Environmental Managers.   The Clean Power Plan gives states the option to include carbon trading provisions in their state implementation plans. This carbon trading can come in …

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