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  • E2@15: Banner year, brighter tomorrow

    By Bob Keefe

    “Raise a toast to yesterday’s achievements and tomorrow’s brighter future.” – Anonymous   It’s hard to imagine a more successful close to a year than we had in in the waning weeks of 2015. Consider: *On Dec. 12 in Paris, more than 190 countries agreed to the most far-reaching climate treaty in history. Businesses were at the forefront of advocating for the historic international agreement that will move our economy and our environment forward like... More »

  • In Washington and beyond, building on successes, facing new challenges

    By Grant Carlisle

    In his final State of the Union address on Jan. 12, President Obama made it clear: We have experienced tremendous progress on climate change and clean energy – but to further action is needed.   Now that we have a solid clean energy foundation in America, we need to accelerate our transition away from dirty energy, Obama said. In doing so, he said, we’ll address climate change, but we’ll also put tens of thousands of... More »

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  • E2 Pacific Northwest: Still Making Strides on Climate Change

    By Rebecca Deehr

    The Pacific Northwest strives to be out front of the rest of the country on bold action for climate change, and 2016 shows promise that this year will be no exception to the rule, despite recent events in the legislature and beyond that have hampered the cause in the short-term. Decisive climate action is coming from the offices of elected officials, coalitions of advocates, businesses, labor, health leaders, and the faith community, and even partnerships... More »

  • E2 Mid-Atlantic Chapter Update: Fourth Quarter in Review

    By Alice Tong

    From Harrisburg to Richmond, E2’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter has been touting the economic benefits of the Clean Power Plan.   Under the leadership of Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Quigley, Pennsylvania began a comment period from September to November on the Clean Power Plan to hear from Pennsylvanians about the plan to cut carbon pollution.   E2 Member Andrea Wittchen penned an op-ed for the Allentown Morning Call prior to speaking... More »