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building decarbonization

energy efficiency
Richard Roberts

Building retrofits can duplicate the success of wind and solar power

Smart government policies have spurred rapid acceleration in renewable energy. They can do the same for building efficiency upgrades.

Building retrofits can duplicate the success of wind and solar power
building electrification
Jeff St. John

California's proposed building code boosts all-electric, but it doesn’t stop natural gas

Heat pumps will be the baseline tech, but natural gas can still be in new buildings through mid-decade at least. Will city and county bans push past state codes?

California's proposed building code boosts all-electric, but it doesn’t stop natural gas
climate change
Rudy Kahsar, Katie Mulvaney, James Newcomb

What to watch for in the IEA’s forthcoming report

The most critical factors for a rapid transition are the hardest to model.

What to watch for in the IEA’s forthcoming report
green bank
Jean Haggerty

Green 'liberty' bonds: The American way to win the war on climate change?

Taking a lesson from the World War II financing playbook to combat the climate crisis.

Green 'liberty' bonds: The American way to win the war on climate change?
electric vehicles
Jeff St. John

How to get the US to 100% electric vehicles by 2035

A new study finds massive carbon, health and jobs benefits to fast EV rollout — if policies can align to make it happen.

How to get the US to 100% electric vehicles by 2035
building decarbonization
Ingrid Lobet

Pandemic raises the profile of decarbonization — and clean air — tech for buildings

As office buildings start to reopen around the world, they must balance increased energy efficiency with indoor air quality.

Pandemic raises the profile of decarbonization — and clean air — tech for buildings