Two States Are Ramping Up Clean Energy Incentives. That Was the Inflation Reduction Act’s Point

Two states are set to significantly ramp up the financial incentives to adopt renewable energy and electric vehicles under new laws that mimic federal clean energy tax credits provided under the Inflation Reduction Act. It’s a sign that the Democrats’ marquee climate law is doing what its authors intended: spur additional public and private investments […]

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Biden’s Top Climate Adviser Signals Support for Permitting Deal with Fossil Fuel Advocates

President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday signaled readiness to work with fossil fuel industry advocates of both parties in the Senate to pass legislation aimed at streamlining the process of approving new energy infrastructure.  In his most detailed remarks to date on the top energy issue facing Washington policymakers, Biden’s chief climate advisor John Podesta […]

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Texas Project Will Use Wind to Make Fuel Out of Water

Oil made Texas an energy giant, but even this petroleum powerhouse is working hard to secure a footing beyond fossil fuels. It already generates more wind energy than any other U.S. state, and soon the mighty air that lashes its high plains will power a novel new process: the production of vehicle fuel from water.     […]

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Four Big Things to Expect in Clean Energy in 2023

In 2023, the country’s first super-size offshore wind farms will come online, or at least get close to it. U.S. sales of electric vehicles will continue to accelerate, likely hitting 1 million units per year for the first time. And, state lawmakers in Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota are poised to pass climate and clean […]

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The US May Have Scored a Climate Victory in Congress, but It Will Be in the Hot Seat With Other Major Emitters at UN Climate Talks

For the first time in 27 years of United Nations-led negotiations on climate change, the world’s largest historic greenhouse gas polluter will come to the table next month with a national law in place for reducing its outsize emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. President Joe Biden’s success in gaining passage of the Inflation […]

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