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A father cooks with his family on an induction stove. The building electrification movement has been gaining steam as a major climate and clean air solution (Halfpoint Images / Getty Images)
From the Experts May 9, 2024

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from Maryland’s Legislative Session: Are Maryland’s Climate Mandates at Risk?

While Maryland passed several vital climate bills this session, the state budget includes last-minute rollbacks of crucial policies needed to meet the state’s climate goals.

The downtown Los Angeles skyline bathed in smog. (Daniel Stein / Getty Images)
From the Experts May 7, 2024

Southern California Can Boil Water Without Boiling the Planet

Efficient, modern, and clean. Heat pumps are heading for the industrial and commercial sectors in the nation’s manufacturing hub.

A worker in a steel mill checking the flow of molten steel before the casting process in Southern California.  (Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
From the Experts April 11, 2024

From Ice Cream to Glass to Steel, California Needs to Think Big on Industrial Electrification

It’s time for the largest manufacturing hub in the country to develop a blueprint for zero emissions. Legislation like AB 2083 can get us there.

A group of children board a school bus. (SDI Productions / Getty Images)
From the Experts March 29, 2024

More Washington Students Will Soon Get Clean Rides to School

A new policy combined with state funding will speed up Washington’s transition to all-electric, zero-emission school buses.

California Governor Gavin Newsom is seen while visiting the community destroyed by the Dixie Fire in Greenville, California in 2021. (Stephen Lam / The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)
From the Experts March 12, 2024

California Plans to Waste $27 Billion Bankrolling a Polluters’ Paradise

With the Low Carbon Fuel Standard, California would be locked in to waste $27 billion in climate dollars on dirty fuels over the next decade. It’s up to Governor Newsom to fix it.

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From the Experts March 11, 2024

Washington Gas is Betting Against the Climate, and Your Health, with Billions of Your Money

Washington D.C. residents should not have to pay for Washington Gas’s bad investments.

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From the Experts February 26, 2024

Washington’s Future is Bright as it Leads the Charge to Electrify Buildings

Washington demonstrates legal pathways for states and local governments seeking to transition buildings off fossil fuels to clean, safe electricity.

Trucks and train cars carrying shipping containers line up at the Port of Oakland in California. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
From the Experts February 22, 2024

A Common-sense Guide to Port Management: More people-centered policies, less pandering

The California State Assembly Select Committee on Ports and Goods Movement misses the mark by convening hearings on the impact of freight while focusing almost exclusively on industry needs.

Activists march in protest at the front gate to Southern California Gas Company's Ventura Compressor Station in Ventura, California. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images).
From the Experts January 17, 2024

You Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Utility Shenanigans in Your Energy Bill

New legislation can stop utilities like SoCalGas from abusing customer money to fight climate action.

Vast warehouses bump up against homes in Southern California. (David McNew / The New York Times)
From the Experts December 19, 2023

It’s Working: Warehouses in Southern California Are Cleaning Up Their Act

Warehouse Rule brings zero emissions equipment to California, proving the strength of the model.

EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. (NC DEQ)
From the Experts December 7, 2023

EPA: Sign the Paperwork That Will Save Nearly 9,000 Lives

With the Stroke of a Pen, EPA Can Grant the Waivers for Critical California Regulations Shifting Us to Zero Emissions Everything

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a briefing in New York City. (John Lamparski / Getty Images)
From the Experts September 28, 2023

Tens of thousands demanded climate action in NYC during Climate Week. Here’s how Governor Kathy Hochul can lead.

The governor should deliver on three key actions to transition New York State off of fossil fuels

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to the media after he toured the North Complex Fire zone in Butte County on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, outside of Oroville, Calif. (Paul Kitagaki Jr. / The Sacramento Bee via AP)
From the Experts September 6, 2023

When Will Governor Newsom Fix Schwarzenegger’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard?

California is sinking the vast majority of its $4 billion clean transportation program into combustion fuels every year. Make it make sense.

A container ship docked at the Port of Oakland in California. (Cavan Images / Getty Images)
From the Experts August 29, 2023

EPA Can Grant Relief to Californians Living in the Shadow of Massive Ports. What’s the Hold Up?

With one decision, EPA Administrator Regan can unravel a backdoor deal that leaves millions of Californians choking on air pollution

A welder works on a steel pipe in Southern California. (Kevin Burke / Getty Images)
From the Experts August 16, 2023

California Rolls Up Its Sleeves on Industrial Pollution

How do we know if a sector is difficult to decarbonize if we haven’t tried?

From the Experts August 16, 2023

The School Bus is About to Become More Magical in Maryland

Maryland looks to an electric ride for its youngest residents.

A shopper browses the bread aisle at a grocery store in Los Angeles, California. (David McNew / Getty Images)
From the Experts: Victory July 31, 2023

I’ll Take the Muffin, But Hold the Methane

Southern California’s air regulator adopts first in the nation rule to electrify the way companies cook, bake and brew our food and beverages.

An aerial shot of a shipping yard at the Port of Long Beach, California. (halbergman / Getty Images)
From the Experts July 18, 2023

It’s Electrifying! Helping Ports Bring Us Goods, Not Smog

A firehose of funding from California regulators will help the Port of Long Beach step into an electric future.