New Report Finds Biden Clean Energy Plan Could Save over 300,000 Lives

New Report Finds Biden Clean Energy Plan Could Save over 300,000 Lives

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer A new report has found that President Biden’s clean energy plan could be one of the most effective climate policies ever passed, drastically reducing carbon emissions and saving hundreds of thousands of human lives in the process. Experts say that the plan, which National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy has said will include new clean […]

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National Climate Adviser Calls Clean Energy Standards, Tax Credits “Non-Negotiables”

National Climate Adviser Calls Clean Energy Standards, Tax Credits “Non-Negotiables”

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy has announced that the administration considers clean electricity standards (CES) and clean energy tax credits “non-negotiables” in future infrastructure packages. She told Punchbowl News that these measures could be passed through the reconciliation agreement following President Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure package announced last week. This was a sentiment echoed […]

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Charging Up the Push for Clean Electricity

Charging Up the Push for Clean Electricity

by Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer To move the U.S. toward carbon-free electricity, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm discussed paths to a national Clean Electricity Standard (CES) at a forum this week. What’s a clean electricity standard? It’s a policy that requires utilities to ramp up their share of emissions-free electricity production every year to hit […]

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