United States EPS Update 3.3

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The United States Energy Policy Simulator 3.3 update builds on the previously released version 3.2.1 by adding demographic breakdowns of premature mortality, improving the user interface, and adding policies to address domestic manufacturing and nitrous oxide emissions, among other improvements.

The Paris Agreement, Five Years Later: What Research Says About Future Directions

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The Paris Agreement’s five year anniversary was marked by governments enacting policy to meet their Nationally Determined Contributions, as well as the U.S. announcing it will re-enter the pact. But what exactly does the U.S. stand to gain by rejoining, and what can nations gain from renewed ambition?

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.

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.

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.

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.

United States Energy Policy Simulator Updated With Ability to Reach Net-Zero Emissions, New Policies, More Fuels

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The United States Energy Policy Simulator 2.0 update includes the ability to model net-zero emissions, new policies, and new fuels like hydrogen.

Direct Air Capture and Storage

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This research review says direct air capture and storage may help limit global warming to 1.5C but needs technical innovation and regulatory reform.