July 19, 2016 Categories: Climate Change Fossil Fuels

Enough Already: No New Leases for Unburnable Carbon on Public Lands [UPDATED]

by Dan Lashof

The Department of the Interior is required to manage public lands, including the coal, oil, and gas they contain, “to benefit Americans now and…

May 11, 2016 Categories: Climate Change

Hot, Hotter, Hottest: Have we already passed 1.5-degrees C?

by Frances Sawyer

2014 was the hottest year on record. 2015 was hotter. 2016 arrives, and…

April 25, 2016 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change Low-Carbon Fuel

Ducking solar integration challenges with workplace charging

by Aaron Burgess

It would have been hard to miss the hype around the unveiling of the Tesla Model 3. Not that we wanted to miss it – finally, consumers will…

January 21, 2016 Categories: Climate Change

It’s Time to Get Loud!

by Aaron Burgess

Millennials strongly support action on climate. You may not have heard from them yet. But they’re about to Get Loud. Today NextGen Climate America and the Alliance for Climate…

January 08, 2016 Categories: California Climate Change EPA Rule

An Invisible Climate Disaster

by Aaron Burgess

“One of the biggest environmental disasters in US history…;” “Terrifyingly bad…over 2,100 families have been placed in temporary housing…” Wait, what happened? Since October 23rd, a ruptured natural…

December 22, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change

Have We Turned the Corner on Climate Change?

by Dan Lashof

Formal negotiations leading to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) began in February 1991 at the Westfields Conference Center in a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C.

December 12, 2015 Categories: Climate Change

The Four Pillars of Progress in Paris

by Dan Lashof

The Paris talks went into overtime to nail down the final details of the Paris Agreement and recent coverage naturally focused on late night wrangling over the text. As commentators and…

December 08, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule


by David Weiskopf

As world leaders gather this week in Paris to discuss climate solutions on a global scale, it’s important to remember the clean energy opportunities we have right here at…

November 19, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change

True Cost Accounting for a Climate Changed Economy

by Aaron Burgess

Last week, NextGen Climate America released an economic analysis by ICF International showing that meeting our national carbon emissions reduction goals will grow our economy, create millions of jobs,…