Decarbonizing Global Industry

EI’s Jeff Rissman says to decarbonize, industry should design longer-lasting, lower-carbon materials and make their processes more efficient, but policy is required to support research and development and help incentivize a transition to zero-carbon energy.

America’s Costs Of Delay On Climate Change: $3.5 Trillion From Another Decade of Inaction

EI’s Silvio Marcacci explains why delaying ambitious policies to cut emissions by just ten years would cost the U.S. economy $3.5 trillion, and why enacting economy-wide clean energy policies now is the smarter choice.

Boldness Required: Minnesota Should Adopt More Ambitious Climate Policies

EI’s Aimee Witteman says the Minnesota Energy Policy Simulator demonstrates how bolder climate policies would create tens of thousands of jobs for the state and add billions to the economy every year, while advancing health and equity.

An Efficient Energy Markets Cascade

EI’s Eric Gimon explains the energy markets cascade, a new concept showing how wholesale markets can be designed to support long-term investment in variable renewables and complementary resources through better risk management tools.

Reclaiming Its Place As America’s Clean Energy North Star Could Add $11 Billion To Minnesota’s Economy

EI’s Sarah Spengeman explains new modeling using the Minnesota Energy Policy Simulator that finds Minnesota is not on track to achieve climate goals, but a strategic set of climate and clean energy policies would align the state with a 1.5º target and add 39,000 jobs and $11 billion to the state’s economy per year in 2050.

How Biden Can Unleash 7.8 Trillion Investment and Create 6 Million Jobs By Expanding The Grid

EI’s Sarah Spengeman explains how a Biden administration can accelerate clean energy deployment, achieve climate goals, and create millions of new jobs by removing policy barriers to new transmission.

Near-Zero Industrial Emissions By 2050 Would Boost U.S. GDP 3.3%, Create 5 Million Jobs

EI’s Jeff Rissman explains how seven policies to achieve industry decarbonization by 2050 will also increase U.S. GDP 3.3% and create more than 5 million additional jobs by 2050.

How To Create An Easier Path To Climate Goals Through Electric Vehicles

EI’s Amanda Myers outlines how California can help the rest of the U.S. deploy electric vehicles by overcoming charging barriers for low-income and disadvantaged communities.

Reaching Net Zero Emissions In Virginia Could Increase State GDP More Than $3.5 Billion Per Year

EI’s Silvio Marcacci says modeling shows a net zero policy pathway could increase Virginia’s GDP more than $3.5 billion per year by 2050.

Cut Carbon Emissions Everywhere (Starting With These Four Sectors)

EI’s Hal Harvey explains how we can meet the challenge of climate change with the same kind of major mobilization America has engaged in before, enacting strategic policies to decarbonize the grid while electrifying transportation, buildings, and industry.