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Principles for National Climate Action

April 15, 2019
Americans are living, and dying, in the path of unprecedented flooding, raging wildfires, and battering storms driven by Earth’s changing climate. Regardless of the origins of our predicament, we have...
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Nuclear Power Safety Risks

April 4, 2019
With the pressing need to find carbon-free sources of electricity to address climate change, some environmental groups that once opposed nuclear power now see it as essential. While policymakers have...
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USE IT Act: Reducing Emissions Through Carbon Use Innovation, Not Regulation

March 18, 2019
Congress needs to help make American energy as clean as we can, as fast as we can, without raising costs on consumers. That’s why I, along with a bipartisan group...
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South Carolina’s Drive for Cleaner Transportation

March 11, 2019
For many years, South Carolina has actively promoted clean transportation and alternative fuels throughout the state. One leader in this effort is the Office of Regulatory Staff - Energy Office...
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Clean Energy Policy Must Leverage the Private Sector

March 5, 2019
From coast to coast, America’s economy kicked into high gear in 2018—and the clean energy sector had a record year, too. The Business Council for Sustainable Energy’s recently released 2019...
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Cybersecurity: Regulation & Innovation

February 25, 2019
We read in the news weekly, sometimes daily, about advanced, persistent cybersecurity threats from nation-states, and we are constantly evolving our thinking to innovate against these threats. Cybersecurity is a...
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The Green New Deal and Economic Security

February 19, 2019
The Green New Deal resolution was released in the House of Representatives by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on February 7, 2019, with a companion measure introduced in the Senate by...
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PG&E Bankruptcy Sparks Debate on Policy Implications

February 11, 2019
In January, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), California’s largest utility, declared and subsequently filed for bankruptcy as a result of incurring as much as $30 billion in potential liabilities from...
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The Clean Energy Puzzle Needs Nuclear

February 4, 2019
The threat of climate change has given the United States an opportunity to be a technological leader and set a global example of how to transition towards a clean energy...
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A Realistic Strategy For Climate Change

January 28, 2019
To tackle a topic as monumental and divisive as climate change, it will take a politically realistic and technologically inclusive agenda built on advancing clean power around the world. Last...
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