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Could the “Oil and Gas Capital of the World” become the “Renewable Energy Capital of the World?” It depends on if the city is allowed to govern itself.

By Julia Lewis Growing up in Houston, Texas – a city commonly referred to as the “Oil and Gas Capital of the World” – I always thought there was no future for my city other than fossil fuels. Like many Houstonians, my dad worked in oil and gas for almost two decades, and leaving my […]

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How State and Local Leaders Leverage Inflation Reduction Act for a Cleaner, Safer Future

Climate Cabinet Education, the go-to resource for state and local climate policy, released the following backgrounder to the media that highlights how state and local leaders are leveraging the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) historic climate investments – an effort that has created more than 170,000 clean energy jobs in 44 states.  As the media continues […]

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Climate Cabinet Bill List: Bills Trends & Top-Line Analysis

By Nick Arnold, Legislative Program Manager The 2021-2022 Climate Cabinet Bill List consists of 476 bills across 26 states focused on the top climate, environmental justice, and democracy legislation in the United States. To build this list, Climate Cabinet Education does two things: first, we collaborate with on-the-ground state partner organizations about the top environmental […]

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Affordable Housing = Fighting Climate Change

Affordable housing is a climate solution.  On surface level, that statement may give folks some pause. But when you take a deeper look into the nuts and bolts on the issue of housing, the opportunity for climate action is as large as the mansions you see on television.  But, this chance for action starts with […]