The Big Fix: Seven Ways ‘Climate Citizens’ Can Help Reach America’s Climate Goals

EI CEO Hal Harvey explains his new book The Big Fix offers readers a roadmap to citizen climate action that can spur necessary change at the state and local level.

Did An Emergency Text Message Keep Our Lights On? Yes And No.

EI’s Anand Gopal and Michelle Solomon explain that California’s growing use of battery storage, solar, and demand response played a big role in averting blackouts during a recent extreme heat wave.

A Century Ago Wind Power Was A Farming Norm. What Happened?

EI CEO Hal Harvey explains there’s a long history of rural communities using wind energy to power their homes, even long before modern wind turbines came to be.

You Can Be A Powerful Catalyst For Climate Action– You Just Need To Know Where To Look

EI CEO Hal Harvey explains decisions made at the state and local level have a big impact on emissions, and citizens have the power to shape those outcomes.

These Climate Actions Make The Biggest Difference, Book Says

EI CEO Hal Harvey explains many decisions that determine whether greenhouse gas emissions go up or down are made at the local level, and concerned citizens have a golden opportunity to influence these outcomes.

How Clean Energy Kept California’s Lights On During A Historically Extreme Heat Wave

EI’s Silvio Marcacci explains that California was able to withstand recent challenges to its grid from extreme heat by growing renewable energy, battery storage, and demand response.

Climate Change Is A Big Problem. Citizens Must Demand Many Small Solutions

EI CEO Hal Harvey explains tightening building codes so that the places we live and work consume less energy is a key climate solution people can tackle at the local level.

How Wright’s Law Can Right the Climate

EI’s Anand Gopal says Inflation Reduction Act incentives will cut costs for clean energy technology around the world, empowering developing nations to leapfrog fossil fuels.

Inflation Reduction Act Benefits: Electric Vehicle Tax Incentives For Consumers And U.S. Automakers

EI’s Sara Baldwin explains the Inflation Reduction Act’s electric vehicle tax incentives will create jobs, save consumers money, and cut air pollution.

A Big Payoff From U.S.-China Climate Coordination

EI’s Mike O’Boyle explains China and the U.S. can cut carbon emissions faster if they work together, and both countries can reach an 80 percent clean grid by 2035.