It’s Energy Efficiency Day, and we’re reflecting on all of the benefits of energy efficient buildings and homes in making our indoor spaces healthier and more comfortable every day. We also are appreciating the more than 2 million people working to rebuild our homes, schools, and offices to be more efficient. Continue reading

“Latinos from all walks of life and across the socioeconomic spectrum strongly support policies to move us away from polluting fossil fuels and toward a future of wind and solar power, energy efficiency, and stronger, more resilient communities. Our spirit and determination to create a healthier, better future cannot be stopped.” — Adrianna Quintero Continue reading

Green bonds were created in the last decade to fund projects that have positive environmental benefits, such as public transportation and access to clean water. Without question, green bond financing is one of the principal pillars that will support the world’s transition to clean energy, and sustainable environmental practices more broadly. Continue reading

A new poll found that racial minorities and low-income renters are hit hardest by high utility bills. The polling also shows that Americans agree with policy solutions that we know help relieve the unfair energy burden for millions of families, improving their chance to keep a roof over their heads, to thrive and to enjoy a healthy quality of life. Continue reading

This week’s launch bolsters China’s role as an emerging global climate leader, one committed to action on a suite of policies and programs to achieve its climate objectives. It sends a clear signal to emitters that they will have to take individual responsibility for controlling their absolute carbon emissions. Continue reading

As the benefits of clean energy come into focus in states across the nation, philanthropic leaders are playing a more important role than ever in accelerating America’s transition to a future that produces more jobs and less carbon. Recent op-eds in Chicago, Detroit, and Cleveland illustrate the leadership of foundations in the nation’s Heartland. Continue reading

Current utility energy programs underserve low-income American families in multi-family housing. With support from the JPB Foundation, we partnered with the National Housing Trust and the Natural Resources Defense Council to look for solutions. We knew a network approach made sense. In a recent post in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, we share some lessons learned from that experience. Read it here. Continue reading