Energy Resources & Access

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Expanding the bull’s eye of solar development on public lands

“For a meaningful and productive conversation it is critical to see these issues—opposition to use of public lands versus opposition to large-scale solar—as distinct," Dustin Mulvaney writes in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
April 17, 2024
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Grumet applauds Biden Administration’s Guidance on Energy Communities Tax Credit

“Including ports in this bonus tax credit will revitalize hard working communities that have long been engines of economic growth,” Grumet said. “The Administration’s action is yet another example of the economic opportunities created by the clean energy transition.”
April 17, 2024
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A just transition to what, for whom and by what means? A case study by Dylan Harris

“We hope to highlight that any transition without critical attention to histories of power and powerlessness is likely to further harm those who stand to benefit the most from a truly just transition.”
December 22, 2023
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Mulvaney testifies for circular economy approach to critical minerals policy

Dustin Mulvaney testified before the House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Energy and Minerals on September 13 to advocate for a public policy framework that “brings together both the need for new responsible critical minerals...
September 28, 2023
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Illustrated results of Diezmartínez’s study on justice in cities' climate plans

Claudia Diezmartínez studied whether and how cities have integrated justice into climate mitigation planning in a 2022 study. Boston University’s Visualizing Energy summarized the results in a series of engaging visualizations this August...
September 27, 2023
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Rand quoted on federal vote to streamline clean energy grid connection

Joseph Rand, an energy policy researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory who leads the annual study on interconnection queues for the national lab, told CNBC the “rules are an incremental step in the right direction.”
August 23, 2023
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Grumet on getting green hydrogen incentives ‘just right’

A critical decision currently facing the Biden Administration is determining the rules incentivizing the production of clean – or “green” – hydrogen (H2) for use in decarbonizing heavy industry, freight transport, and aviation.
August 23, 2023
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Diezmartínez reviews justice potential of Community Choice Aggregation energy model

In her recent paper, Claudia Diezmartínez evaluates the justice impacts of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA). CCA is “is an alternative energy supply model that enables municipalities to procure electricity on behalf of their residents.”...
August 23, 2023
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Reyna analyzes racial, capitalist and imperialist legacy of El Segundo Refinery

Edgar Reyna co-authored a study examining the “specific social, economic, and political dynamics of land, property, and resource exchange at the El Segundo Chevron refinery, to illustrate larger intersecting systems of white supremacy...
August 23, 2023
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Solving the Climate Crisis: Frontline Reports on the Race to Save the Earth

In his panoramic new book, John J. Berger, an acclaimed science and environmental writer, shows how we can defeat the fossil fuel industry; win at climate diplomacy; and implement the policies, programs and technologies that can solve a...
August 23, 2023