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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.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: New Research Shows The U.S. Can Hit 90% Clean Energy By 2035

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New modeling shows hitting 90 percent clean energy would create a sustained economic boost, injecting $1.7 trillion of private investment into the economy over 15 years, supporting 530,000 new net jobs per year, and cutting wholesale power prices 10 percent.

90 Percent Clean Electricity By 2035 Online Data Explorer

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This online data explorer supports the 90 percent by 2035 research by allowing anyone to see how the U.S. grid’s generation mix, cumulative clean energy additions, and greenhouse gas emissions reductions change over time in each of the country’s regional grid areas.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: Net Zero Industry Emissions Possible by 2070

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New research highlights a roadmap for policy and technology to unlock net zero industry emissions across the world by 2070.

What Rooftop Solar Tells Us About Who’s Participating (And Who Is Not) In The Clean Energy Transition

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This research review details financial, racial, and partisan rates of rooftop solar adoption across the United States and recommendations to overcome these divides.

How Much Energy Do Data Centers Really Use?

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This research review says that while data center energy usage is lower than estimated, clean energy technology must reduce their growing climate impact.

Negative Emission Technologies And Land Use

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This research review discusses how potential use of negative emission technologies to meet climate change goals could impact land use.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: Can California Hit Its 2030 Climate Goal?

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Energy Innovation’s California Energy Policy Simulator reveals the state is off track for its 2030 climate goal, but six policy fixes can hit the target.