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    Today, we have an abundance of commitments to act on climate change ranging from local municipalities to national governments and from small entrepreneurs to multinational companies. While there is global, broad-based corporate momentum to publicly commit to decarbonization, figuring out how to quickly implement these......
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    February 28, 2022 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released today its Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability report. This Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report attributes the......
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    “FEMA is no longer looking at itself as just a response agency but a true resilience agency.” - Gina McCarthy, White House National Climate Advisor “The field of emergency management is at a pivotal moment. We are seeing tremendous change......
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    This fall, we have witnessed tremendous progress on the Business Council for Sustainable Energy's clean energy and climate change policy priorities in the federal and international arenas. When Congress and President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law in early November, they made a......
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    This blog comes from the Alliance to Save Energy. This Sunday, Oct. 31, marks the kickoff of COP26, a global conference on climate change that will bring 30,000-plus government, business, and advocacy leaders from around the world to Glasgow, Scotland for two weeks. There looks to be a few more tricks than treats ahead for......
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    There is an annual call in Washington D.C. each summer for a national “infrastructure week." As years have gone by without significant action, the phrase has started carrying a sarcastic double-meaning. That changed this summer, when we saw real, bipartisan progress towards fundamental infrastructure policy that will......
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    Chart from sixth IPCC Physical Science Basis report showing emissions and warming trajectories
    The 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Physical Science Basis report released Monday, August 9th emphasizes the extremely narrow path currently available to limit warming global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Government officials from 195 countries have approved the contents of the report. As......
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    When President Biden unveiled his infrastructure plan in late March, the proposed $2 trillion price tag provided firm evidence that this Administration is serious about not only repairing the built environment, but also creating a modern foundation for 21st century progress. BRIC funding is set aside based on......
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    Spring comes a month early on the clean energy calendar, with the release of the 2021 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook in February. BCSE and BloombergNEF have produced this resource for nine years, but never with the levels of disruption and uncertainty that we experienced in 2020. Before we started on the Factbook......
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    Since the industrial revolution, energy has been the engine of economic growth. With a new generation of energy technologies now reaching maturity, the advanced energy economy is taking over and fast. Since 2011, global advanced energy revenue has risen at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 6%. This data comes from our......
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