• Creating opportunity for fossil fuel workers and communities: Lessons for a fair energy transition

    Updated: 2021-03-25 11:52:04
    In this culminating report, EDF and Resources for the Future condense lessons across four previous reports that can inform federal policy for supporting U.S. fossil fuel workers and communities in the shift to a clean economy. Wesley Look, Daniel Raimi, Molly Robertson, and Dan Propp of RFF and Jake Higdon of EDF contributed to the […]

  • Megan Bonetti Green Blog

    Updated: 2021-03-21 22:57:50
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  • A potential rule of thumb for hourly rainfall?

    Updated: 2021-03-20 15:11:29
    Future global warming will be accompanied by more intense rainfall and flash floods due to increased evaporation, as a consequence of higher surface temperatures which also lead to a higher turn-around rate for the global hydrological cycle. In other words, we will see changing rainfall patterns. And if the global area of rainfall also shrinks, […]

  • A U.S. economy-wide methane target: essential, achievable, affordable

    Updated: 2021-03-19 15:54:44
    The Biden administration is preparing to announce a new U.S. greenhouse gas emissions target for 2030 under the Paris Agreement — a pledge known as a Nationally Determined Contribution, or NDC — in advance of this year’s United Nations climate talks. Given the last four years of U.S. climate inaction and denial, it is important […]

  • The benefits of clean trucks and buses: thousands of lives saved, less pollution, more jobs

    Updated: 2021-03-12 17:45:31
    Passenger cars have been leading the way, so far, in the development of zero emission technologies. But there’s also a movement underway to develop heavy-duty electric vehicles – like freight trucks and buses – that could have sweeping benefits for the climate, public health, and American jobs. At EDF, we just released a new report, […]

  • UN aviation agency has an opportunity to bolster sustainable flight by adopting critical fuels criteria

    Updated: 2021-03-04 18:23:03
    This blog post was authored by Pedro Piris-Cabezas, Director of Sustainable International Transport & Lead Senior Economist at Environmental Defense Fund, and Anna Stratton, Consultant This month, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the United Nation’s aviation agency, is holding its 222nd Council meeting. On the agenda: an opportunity for ICAO Council to signal its commitment […]

  • A bold new commitment to the Paris Agreement is achievable – and essential for U.S. leadership

    Updated: 2021-03-03 13:48:00
    This blog post was co-authored with Nat Keohane, Senior Vice President for Climate at EDF. Now that the United States is officially back in the Paris Agreement, after four years of climate inaction and denial, all eyes are on the Biden administration to see whether it will meet the moment by putting forward a new emissions […]

  • Is Oregon creating a backdoor that could undermine its own climate policy?

    Updated: 2021-03-02 01:22:12
    On February 19, the U.S. officially reentered the Paris Agreement after being on the sidelines for four years. Even with the federal government beginning to restore and strengthen climate leadership, states still have a critical role to play in putting climate action points on the board. Oregon’s recently launched Climate Protection Program has the potential […]

  • Washington state moves closer to comprehensive climate policy, strengthening its climate leadership

    Updated: 2021-03-01 13:30:37
    This post was co-authored with Kjellen Belcher, Senior Analyst, U.S. Climate Policy at EDF. The Washington Legislature has just advanced ambitious climate policy that would make the state the second in the nation to place an enforceable, declining limit on climate pollution from the largest-emitting sectors of its economy. This is a fundamental step toward […]

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