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United States EPS 3.0 Update Adds GDP and Jobs Impacts, Improved Public Health Metrics, and More

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The United States Energy Policy Simulator 3.0 update includes the ability to model how policies will affect gross domestic product (GDP), jobs, and employee compensation, and also incorporates data on public health impacts per ton of pollutant.

“The Right Policy Can Turn Things Around”: Hal Harvey And John Doerr On The Countdown To Net Zero

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Energy Innovation’s CEO Hal Harvey joins acclaimed venture capitalist John Doerr to discuss the breakthroughs we need to cut global greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, as part of the global launch of the Countdown initiative.

Climate Impacts Of Scaling Up Biofuels And Bioenergy

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Research demonstrates well-designed policies can help biofuels and bioenergy meet niche energy needs sustainably, while alternative technologies mature and deploy at scale.

Understanding California Wildfires: Climate Trends And Response Options

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Scientific studies demonstrate how climate change is shaping wildfire activity in California, but additional research also shows aggressive action to reduce elevated fuel availability may reduce risk.

Five Technological Pathways To Reach A 100 Percent Clean Electricity Future: Delivering Enormous Health And Job Benefits Without Increasing Customer Costs

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Energy Innovation analysis shows that reaching 100 percent clean electricity by 2035 would avoid 16,000 premature deaths and create massive economic productivity gains – getting to 100 percent in 2035 would avoid losing about 1.7 million workdays to poor health.

Southeast U.S. Wholesale Electricity Market/RTO Online Data Explorer

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This online data explorer allows anyone to view the economic, jobs, generation, and emissions benefits from creating a Southeast RTO in a dynamic format along with specific results for each of the seven states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) included in the regional model.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: Congressional Climate Plan Is A Bet Your Country Moment

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For the first time in history, Members of Congress have produced a comprehensive plan to decarbonize the entire U.S. economy, while bringing U.S. emissions to net zero by 2050. This brighter future is ours for the taking.

COVID-19 Recovery, Climate Impacts, And Co-Benefits: Stimulus Policies That Can Multi-Solve

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This research review outlines opportunities for climate-friendly stimulus packages to help economies recover and reduce emissions while promoting social and environmental co-benefits.

Coal Exit: Different Approaches To Determining Costs, Benefits, And Justice Implications

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This research review details the costs, benefits, and justice implications of a rapid coal exit scenario and find it produces net societal benefits of $3.4 trillion, or 1.5 percent of global GDP.

Statement On U.S. House Select Committee On The Climate Crisis’ Climate Action Plan

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Statement from EI CEO Hal Harvey on the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis’ comprehensive climate action plan for Congress.