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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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Making the Clean Power Plan work with city energy goals
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Details of the Clean Energy Incentive Program

Under its final Clean Power Plan (CPP), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) to encourage early action in meeting CPP objectives. The CEIP is a voluntary program for states to incentivize renewable and …

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Leaders focus on policy parity for carbon capture technology
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How the US can meet its climate pledge
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Decoupling economic growth from carbon emissions
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How the US can meet its climate pledge

The following was published in March 2016 on the EcoWomen blog. View the original post here.   I let out a cheer when Leonardo DiCaprio mentioned climate change during his Oscars acceptance speech. But concern about climate extends far beyond the red …

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Key Insights: Business, State and City Collaboration on Interstate Trading under the Clean Power Plan

C2ES facilitated a second private Solutions Forum workshop around the Clean Power Plan in February 2016. More than 50 business leaders, state and city officials, other experts, and representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) participated. The discussion built …

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States, cities, companies support clean power
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Clean power progress will continue despite Supreme Court ruling
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Distribution of Allowances under the Clean Power Plan

In August 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the Clean Power Plan for existing power plants. Under the rule, states can implement a mass-based or rate-based compliance plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector. States …

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