Energy & Climate

Energy-related issues.

Accelerating Sustainability: Demonstrating the Benefits of Connected Cars

August 28, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K Street, NW
610 A
Washington
DC
20005

As America gets ready to travel on Labor Day weekend, join us for a discussion about a new report by the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) on the potential impact of 16 emerging smart transportation technologies on US oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Unleash the Tether: Reducing the US military’s Thirst for Foreign Oil

Army Technology
DOD clean energy investments should be a central component of broader climate policy because they offer a path to rapid cost declines that preclude commercial market entrance.

Proposed Law Could Help Commercialize PNNL Technology

Tri-City Herald
Federal legislation could help move more discoveries out of the lab and into use in the marketplace.

U.S.-China Solar Trade Dispute: Short-term Profit vs. Long-term Viability

July 24, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

The United States and China are locked in a protracted solar trade war that has caused controversy within the solar industry. While some deride the war as harmful, the United States must continue to aggressively fight with all means necessary. Not taking action is irresponsibly shortsighted and threatens the long-term viability of the global solar industry.

CCEI Commends Passage of National Lab Reform Legislation

Carbon Pricing & Renewables, What Does It All Mean?

July 19, 2014
Matthew Stepp discussed carbon pricing, carbon taxes, fossil fuel subsidies and their true impact on emissions with TalkSolar host Beth Bond.

Matthew Stepp discussed carbon pricing, carbon taxes, fossil fuel subsidies and their true impact on emissions with TalkSolar host Beth Bond.

A Car That Is Smarter than Its Driver Can Cut Pollution

Scientific American
If all Americans used self-driving cars, studies show it would reduce U.S. gasoline consumption 20 to 30 percent.

CCEI Praises Bipartisan Bill to Reform DOE Labs

Climate Change Solution: Scrap Subsidies, Fund Innovation

July 10, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

Ahead of next year's Paris climate talks, it's time for a new approach to climate change that supports making clean energy cheaper than fossil fuels without subsidies. The only way to do that is with more innovation.

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