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Election 2020: Climate policy faces a tough road through Congress regardless of electoral outcomes

On Oct 26, 2020
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A Democratic Senate will attempt to pass Joe Biden's clean energy standard in the face of an expected Republican filibuster, while bipartisan support exists for more R&D spending on carbon-cutting technologies.

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On Oct 26, 2020
@ACORE shared
In a new @UtilityDive article on the future of climate policy, ACORE's @gregwetstone speaks to the importance of a clean energy standard and the need for a 21st century grid. Read more: https://t.co/AfA9Syki66
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Election 2020: Climate policy faces a tough road through Congress regardless of electoral outcomes

Election 2020: Climate policy faces a tough road through Congress regardless of electoral outcomes

A Democratic Senate will attempt to pass Joe Biden's clean energy standard in the face of an expected Republican filibuster, while bipartisan support exists for more R&D spending on ...

Energy Update: Week of September 21

Energy Update: Week of September 21

NatGas Keeping Power on During Natural Disasters – Following last week’s hurricane and the busy hurricane season, the American Gas Association (AGA), American Public Gas Association (APGA), ...

Feeling the Heat

Feeling the Heat

A growing number of Republican politicians are suddenly talking about climate change. Some of them have even introduced climate policy.

Democratic hopefuls show enhanced dedication to fighting climate crisis

Democratic hopefuls show enhanced dedication to fighting climate crisis

What united all of the candidates was a recognition that climate change would need to be a major focus of the next president.

Daily on Energy: BP’s new net-zero emissions target raises questions about its near-term plans

Daily on Energy: BP’s new net-zero emissions target raises questions about its near-term plans

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A guide to how 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

A guide to how 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

Tactics include taxing carbon, prosecuting polluters, space mirrors, and trillions of dollars in investment.

How the pandemic upended climate politics

How the pandemic upended climate politics

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the chaotic and expensive congressional response, has upended the climate politics landscape.

Momentum for climate action on Capitol Hill launches bipartisan Senate innovation package

Momentum for climate action on Capitol Hill launches bipartisan Senate innovation package

While there are different paths to achieve a 100% clean economy, we know we can’t be successful on the timeline science demands without a comprehensive limit and price on carbon emissions, ...

Addressing climate change needs innovations in technology and policy

Addressing climate change needs innovations in technology and policy

To address climate change, the federal government should play a bigger role not only in  research and development in energy technologies but also innovation in policy, a diverse set of ...

Time Is Running Out, So Why Aren't Democrats Yelling About Climate Change?

Time Is Running Out, So Why Aren't Democrats Yelling About Climate Change?

The party has shifted to the left and is proposing bold new solutions on a range of issues—but its leading figures aren't talking much about the most existential threat to our future.

US climate town halls: What did the 2020 Democratic hopefuls say?

US climate town halls: What did the 2020 Democratic hopefuls say?

Ten Democratic presidential candidates lay out their climate plans in first-ever town halls addressing climate change.

Regardless of who is president in 2020, climate change will be at the bottom of the US agenda ǀ View

Regardless of who is president in 2020, climate change will be at the bottom of the US agenda ǀ View

A second term for President Trump will entrench the “energy dominance” agenda. A new Democratic administration will likely bring a tour de force of federal executive action on climate ...

Some GOP lawmakers are thawing on climate change

Some GOP lawmakers are thawing on climate change

Congressional Republicans seem to be thawing on climate.Rep. Mark Meadows, the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus who has denied the science behind climate change, told ...

Comprehensive Senate energy bill draws industry, bipartisan support, but lags on tax credits, efficiency

Comprehensive Senate energy bill draws industry, bipartisan support, but lags on tax credits, efficiency

The bill would include 17 demonstration projects for advanced nuclear, carbon capture, long duration storage and geothermal, moving away from the Trump administration's more ...

Congress is ready to tackle climate change

Congress is ready to tackle climate change

Finally, both parties recognize the urgent need to address climate risk.

Fracking and the ‘Green New Deal’: Here’s where Trump and Biden stand on climate change

Fracking and the ‘Green New Deal’: Here’s where Trump and Biden stand on climate change

Climate change was an unexpected addition to first presidential debate, pushing President Trump to spend a rare several minutes talking about his decision to...

Climate Week NYC 2020

Climate Week NYC 2020

Join us for Climate Week NYC 2020, a series of virtual events beginning September 21, 2020, focused on addressing climate change from a policy perspective.

How the Top Ten Democratic Candidates Plan to Deal With Climate Change

How the Top Ten Democratic Candidates Plan to Deal With Climate Change

It is critical that whoever becomes president in 2020 commits to tackling the climate crisis. Here are the climate plans of the top ten Democratic candidates.

Election 2020: The Candidates' Climate Change Positions and Accomplishments

Election 2020: The Candidates' Climate Change Positions and Accomplishments

How do the Democratic presidential hopefuls compare on their climate actions and promises to solve the crisis? With the debates coming, ICN analyzes their records.

Mayor Pete’s Climate Plan Has Good Coverage & A Carbon Price, But Too Little Funding

Mayor Pete’s Climate Plan Has Good Coverage & A Carbon Price, But Too Little Funding

Pete's plan not nearly as strong as Warren's, lack of funding puts it close to the level of Biden's. The major saving grace is the price on carbon.