We have long known that climate change impacts communities of color and low-income communities first and worst—and now these communities are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 public health crisis. Neighborhoods that are home to millions of people of color are also home to dirty power plants and heavily trafficked by fossil-fueled cars and trucks … Continued
These are challenging times. For the Energy Foundation team, it is already many weeks of sheltering in place and working remotely. Since closing all of our offices, our entire staff is adjusting to this “new abnormal.” Each week brings new challenges, so we want to share what we’ve learned so far as we continue to … Continued
As Program Director, Transportation, Aminah works to accelerate the transition to a clean and equitable transportation future. She has a strong background in transportation policy, coalition building, and strategic guidance through her experience as an advocate in the clean transportation space. Aminah most recently held the role of Campaign Director at the Clean Cars Campaign, a coordinated coalition built … Continued
Bianca Joseph supports our Midwest regional team to plan and manage projects and budgets, make and administer grants, and work with advocates and other partners to execute strategies and projects. She also manages projects within and outside the team, develops and implements systems and processes to facilitate internal and external collaboration, provides administrative support to … Continued
The built environment is responsible for the vast majority—over 60 percent of energy use—of our nation’s carbon problem, if you include industrial facilities. And with every new building, every year, we keep adding to that mountain of carbon debt. With the carbon budget and time we have left to stabilize our climate and avoid the … Continued
About Energy Foundation Energy Foundation’s mission is to serve the public interest by building a strong clean energy economy. Energy Foundation supports education and analysis to promote non-partisan policy solutions that advance renewable energy and energy efficiency while opening doors to greater innovation and productivity—growing the economy with dramatically less pollution. We are a complex, … Continued
Along with our partner organizations in the climate and clean energy ecosystem, Energy Foundation is monitoring the rapidly evolving status of the COVID-19 pandemic and implementing measures to keep our staff and those with whom we work healthy and safe while continuing to advance our mission. We have encouraged all staff to work remotely, restrict … Continued
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