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Person: Mariah Tate

Mariah Tate designs and implements innovative strategies to cultivate and sustain diverse philanthropic support for U.S. Energy Foundation’s mission to secure a clean and equitable energy future. Mariah previously served as U.S. Energy Foundation’s Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships, and prior to that was U.S. Energy Foundation’s Systems and Operations Manager for the Strategic Partnerships team. Before joining … Continued

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Post: China Launches World’s Largest Carbon Trading System

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.

Go to California Extends Cap and Trade, Sends Global Message

Post: California Extends Cap and Trade, Sends Global Message

Governor Jerry Brown today signed a bill to extend through 2030 the state’s cap-and-trade program. California’s action sends a message to other nations that America is committed to accelerating its transition to clean energy in spite of Washington’s backpedaling, and demonstrates that one of the world’s biggest economies can pursue ambitious climate targets while stimulating economic growth.

Go to Nevada Policies Put State Back on Track

Post: Nevada Policies Put State Back on Track

A suite of policy actions adopted in Nevada this month marked a dramatic turnaround in a state that two years ago rolled back net metering rules, crippling its growing rooftop-solar industry.

With this reversal, Nevada provides the latest example of a state taking bipartisan action to build a clean energy economy. Since President Trump’s election, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio have all adopted policies to advance their economies with renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Go to Global Clean Energy Forum in Beijing Spotlights Innovative Technology and Policy

Post: Global Clean Energy Forum in Beijing Spotlights Innovative Technology and Policy

In early June, China hosted the 8th annual Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM-8) in Beijing. The ministerial is a high-level global forum to promote policies and programs that advance clean energy technology, share lessons learned and best practices, and encourage the transition to a global clean energy economy. The three-day event in Beijing broadly showcased innovative technology … Continued

Go to Nicole Systrom Joins EF Board

Post: Nicole Systrom Joins EF Board

We are pleased to announce that Nicole Systrom has joined the Energy Foundation Board of Directors. Nicole’s credentials and insights in clean energy finance and entrepreneurship make her a valuable addition to our board. After accepting the board position, Nicole said, “As an admirer of the foundation’s work for over a decade, I’m excited to … Continued

Go to Foundation Voices: The Midwest will Keep Leading on Clean Energy

Post: Foundation Voices: The Midwest will Keep Leading on Clean Energy

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.