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States Have Led the Way on Clean Cars

By: Blair St. Ledger-Olson, Legislative Director for Climate Cabinet Education   Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed bold updates to federal light duty vehicle standards that aim to dramatically accelerate electric vehicle (EV) deployment. The transportation sector is the largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., making EVs a crucial solution […]

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Reflections on the APPA Joint Action Conference

Key takeaways – and what’s ahead for Climate Cabinet Education By Ethan Kirhkam, Public Power Program Manager This week, the American Public Power Association held its annual Joint Action Conference to discuss issues such as energy prices, cyber security, natural gas supply and end clean energy strategies. Joint Action Agencies (JAAs) are an important part […]

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2022: A Year in Review

2022 was a big year for climate action – and for our team at Climate Cabinet Education. We are grateful to all of the supporters, policymakers, and partners we are privileged to work with. As the year comes to a close, we are thrilled to share a recap of what we accomplished this year. You […]

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Perspective: Is Climate Change “too hot” for democracy to handle? 

by Narayan Gopinathan, Climate Cabinet Volunteer   Between 1996 and 1998, eight Texas utilities polled their customers to determine what energy options they preferred to meet future needs. They used a novel method of polling called deliberative polling, used to determine informed public opinion. They found that customers preferred investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency […]

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Municipal Utility Leadership through the Clean Energy Transition

On July 28th, Climate Cabinet hosted a webinar on Municipal Utility Leadership through the Clean Energy Transition. This event featured Debra Smith (CEO and GM of Seattle City Light), Jeremy Matlow (Commissioner of Tallahassee Utilities), and Eric Williams (Director of Omaha Public Power District). Each of these three speakers represents a unique experience of municipal […]