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Civic Engagement & the Clean Energy Transition:

Opportunities & Challenges in Municipal Utilities By Nick Arnold, Electric Utilities Program Manager October 2021 Climate Cabinet is focused on the need for climate action at every level of government. In fact, the vast majority of the over 500,000 elected officials in the United States are elected at the state and local level – and […]

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State Battlegrounds: How States Lead on Climate Action… And Hold Us Back

By Emma Fisher, September 2021 We probably sound like a broken record: we can’t tackle climate change without state leadership. State legislatures are the under-the-radar battleground for our future.  ‍ In the face of lagging federal climate leadership over the past few decades, states have stepped up and written the playbook for transitioning to clean electricity. […]

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How Public Power Advocates Helped Win a Major Victory for Renewables in Rural America

Hard work by environmentalists has helped turn low-turnout utility board elections into a vehicle for change in Nebraska By Mackenzie Brown, Municipal Utilities Intern In 2020, 58% of Nebraska voters chose Donald Trump. Both the state’s U.S. Senators, all three Members of Congress, and its Governor and Lieutenant Governor are Republican, a party that has […]

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Database of Climate Policy Databases

October 2020 Many climate policy databases and resources exist for the federal, state, and local levels – but it can be time consuming to find the resource you need. At Climate Cabinet Education, we’ve compiled many of these resources for our own reference. Now, we want to share our “database of climate policy databases” with […]