In order to avert a climate catastrophe, we must transition away from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy. On both a domestic and a global level, climate change hurts poor people and communities of color first and worst, so we seek solutions that center economic and racial justice as critical components of addressing climate change.
Trump Puts the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Bottom Line Over the American People
Trump is trying to pit jobs against the climate, but we can have economic growth and protect the environment, Janet Redman tells the Real News Network.
Help Spread the Word: #RPS4All
Help us spread the word about our latest report, “How States Can Boost Renewables with Benefits for All: Renewable Portfolio Standards and Distributed Solar Access for Low-Income Households.”
REPORT: New Mexico at a Crossroads: False Solutions or a Just Transition?
How community-led energy solutions can benefit the Land of Enchantment — and the country.
How the U.S. Transportation System Fuels Inequality
Transportation policies prioritizing private vehicle use leave the poor and people of color behind.
New Mexico’s Case for Public Ownership of its Clean Energy Infrastructure
Any energy transition that doesn’t guarantee a pathway to public ownership perpetuates inequality and wealth extraction from New Mexicans .
Rain and Sunshine and Wind
How an Energy Transition Could Power Nebraska
Community Hearing on Transit Equity 2021: Findings and Recommendations
Findings from the Transit Equity 2021 report highlight organizing successes, existing inequities, and policy solutions for U.S. public transit.
How Corporate Influence over Politics Has Fueled Anti-Protest Laws
Change Finance, Not the Climate
How to get money out of fossil fuels — and into a Green New Deal.
Report: Energy Efficiency with Justice
How State Energy Efficiency Policy Can Mitigate Climate Change, Create Jobs, and Address Racial and Economic Inequality
Report: Green Climate Fund, A Performance Check
An initial assessment of whether the Green Climate Fund is living up to its mandate finds that its becoming a sideshow to big development banks.
Report: How States Can Boost Renewables With Benefits for All
Renewable Portfolio Standards and Distributed Solar Access for Low-Income Households
Report: Combat Vs. Climate
The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared
Utilities Pay Up
How ending tax dodging by America's electric utilities can help fund a job-creating, clean energy transition.
Walking the Talk?
World Bank Energy-Related Policies and Financing, 2000-2004 to 2010-2014
Executive Excess 2015: Money to Burn
This 22nd annual report reveals how CEO pay is accelerating climate change.