2021 Policy Update Panel – The Road Ahead

CleanTech Alliance

A pragmatic policy outlook for 2021

Policy 195

Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1

GreenBiz

Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management? The steady growth of public attention around plastics and packaging has led to a revitalized policy focus in the U.S. packaging policy landscape.

Policy 257
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Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2

GreenBiz

Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management? The steady growth of public attention around plastics and packaging has led to a revitalized policy focus in the U.S. packaging policy landscape.

Policy 236

California's epic electric truck policy is coming

GreenBiz

California Policy & Politics Pollution Prevention Transportation & MobilityThis is leadership for the climate and for mobility.

Policy 240

2021 Policy Update Happy Hour

CleanTech Alliance

E8 and the CleanTech Alliance invite you to join us virtually to hear from experts about how the election (no matter the outcome) will affect clean tech policy in 2021 and beyond – followed by virtual networking! Stay tuned for a speaker list, but RSVP earlier to ensure your spot

Policy 150

A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy

GreenBiz

Only public policy can deliver the speed and scale of emissions reductions needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Climate Change GreenBiz 20 Policy & Politics Policy & Politics

Policy 247

March solar policy snapshots

Solar Power World

Study finds Vermont won’t reach solar goal at current trajectory Montpelier, Vermont A recent report by the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation found solar progress in the state has declined steadily over the last three years due to unfavorable solar policy. Vermont will not meet its goal of 20% solar by 2025 at the current installation… The post March solar policy snapshots appeared first on Solar Power World. News Policy

Pandemic policy must be climate policy

Eco-Business

Lockdowns cannot lead to healthy, equitable decarbonisation, but can spur changes that will

Policy 113

A new policy platform is thinking big on forests and climate

GreenBiz

A new policy platform is thinking big on forests and climate. presidential election, the Forest-Climate Working Group (FCWG) released an ambitious federal policy platform , endorsed by 43 CEOs and organizations representing all dimensions of U.S. Policy & Politics.

Policy 320

October solar policy snapshots

Solar Power World

Vote Solar says Massachusetts must triple SMART program to reach climate goals Boston, Massachusetts Vote Solar released a report that found the policy environment in Massachusetts is slowing the growth of the state’s solar industry and may make it impossible to accomplish its renewable energy goals. The advocacy organization says the state should triple the… The post October solar policy snapshots appeared first on Solar Power World. News Policy votesolar

Lyft's 100% EV strategy requires a policy blitz

GreenBiz

Lyft's 100% EV strategy requires a policy blitz. So essentially Lyft has to act as a catalyst — using policy, economic and industry tools — to spur the broader transportation ecosystem to more rapidly adopt zero-emission vehicles. In particular, the unprecedented move will require an unprecedented leap forward in policies that can make electric vehicles affordable and beneficial for Lyft drivers within the next 10 years. Policy & Politics.

Policy 256

Brown, female and on the bus: A personal journey into transportation policy

GreenBiz

Brown, female and on the bus: A personal journey into transportation policy. With this shift in mentality taking shape, I entered a public policy program, aiming to learn about community-based economic development and social equity work.

Policy Analyst

Eco-Business

Policy Analyst Asia Investor Group on Climate Change

Asia 60

Market-based policies work to fight climate change, from India to Jamaica

GreenBiz

Carbon Policy Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsConservatives in more right-leaning countries are fighting climate change, too.

Policy 205

Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress

GreenBiz

Policy & Politics Policy & Politics Transportation & Mobility VERGE 19 Video VaultOutspoken policymakers, present and past, urged for more aggressive action on climate at VERGE 19 in Oakland, California.

Policy 172

Here are the winners and losers on climate policy in 2019

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate Policy & PoliticsState lawmakers this year made it easier to get renewables in some parts of the country, but others gutted clean energy expansion.

Policy 287

Forth: Policy Manager — Equitable Transportation Electrification

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Forth, April 14, 2020 DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Policy Development, Coalition Building and Education (~50%). The Policy Manager assists the Senior Director in convening advocacy organizations across the U.S. The focus will be on building the capacity of organizations to develop equitable policy approaches for transportation electrification […]. to build an equitable, electric mobility community of practice.).

Second Annual Future of Carbon Policy Conference

CleanTech Alliance

December 12 | Mercer Island, WA Sponsored by the Washington Business Alliance and the Low Carbon Prosperity Institute, the Second Annual Future of Carbon Policy will take place on December 12 from 4-6 p.m. Public PolicyJoin other leaders for a high level perspective on Washington State’s progress towards effective climate change management. We’ll review what’s working, what’s not, and […].

Policy 150

Report: Renewables are Suffering from Broken US Transmission Policy

GreenTechMedia

transmission grid policy has stalled the growth of wind and solar power. Looking for integrated, future-forward transmission policies. Examples include Texas’s CREZ policy , MISO’s MVP process and SPP"s “priority” projects.

Policy 130

Carbon policy conundrum: Why politicians must show leadership in their own jurisdictions now

GreenBiz

Books Carbon Policy Carbon Pricing Emissions Reduction Policy & Politics GreenBiz ReadsDeep decarbonization only happens if every polluter pays, not just the environmentally conscious.

Policy 194

Wanted: Senior Energy Policy Specialist (Utilities) [10076]

CleanTech Alliance

Source: State of Washington Careers The Energy Policy Office within the Energy Division is seeking a Senior Energy Policy Specialist. The Senior Energy Policy Specialist is the lead policy expert on resource planning and implementation by energy utilities, including electricity and natural gas, in Washington. This position serves as a policy expert on verification and compliance […].

Policy 150

Bumper crop of green policy proposals await Biden administration

Impact Alpha

Tis the season … for climate policy frameworks. The post Bumper crop of green policy proposals await Biden administration appeared first on Impact Alpha. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to rejoin the Paris climate agreement on Day One and.

Impact investors are wonking out on policy

Impact Alpha

The post Impact investors are wonking out on policy appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, Dec. 15 – The spate of recommendations greeting the incoming Biden administration is the fruit of years of work in the fields.

Episode 248: Mastercard CSO, parsing plastics policy, Paris Agreement at 5

GreenBiz

Episode 248: Mastercard CSO, parsing plastics policy, Paris Agreement at 5. Policy & Politics. Heather Clancy. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 00:10. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (5:30). HSBC invests in world’s first "reef credit" system.

Policy 213

EDF's Victoria Mills: 'It's time to raise the bar for leadership to include climate policy advocacy'

GreenBiz

Victoria Mills, managing director at EDF, works at the intersection of sustainability, public policy and business. What we've realized — EDF and other NGOs — together is that it's time to raise the bar for leadership to include climate policy advocacy," says Mills. Carbon Policy Corporate Strategy GreenBiz 20 GreenBiz Studio Policy & Politics Policy & Politics

Policy 163

Utilities and Transportation Commission appoints policy director

CleanTech Alliance

Source: UTC, October 1, 2019 Amy Andrews, formerly the commission’s chief financial officer, has been appointed to policy director, effective today. In this role, Andrews will lead the commission’s statewide policy strategy and development for regulated industries, including investor-owned utilities and private transportation companies. “Amy

3rd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

3rd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. Back by popular demand, join us for the Future of Carbon Policy Forum. We will examine the pivotal role that carbon policy can play in addressing the multiple challenges of economic recovery, public health, transportation, and equity.

EU methane policy recommendations

EDF + Business

Governments have a pivotal role in developing and implementing policy and regulation that achieve ambitious emission reduction outcomes. For these reasons, BP, Eni, Equinor, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Florence School of Regulation, Repsol, the Rocky Mountain Institute, Shell, Total and Wintershall Dea have developed recommendations for a suite of policies to reduce methane emissions within the context of Europe’s Green Deal to reach climate neutrality by 2050.”

How the pandemic can revolutionise climate policy

Eco-Business

Policymakers should look beyond mainstream economics and engage with people who understand complex systems, in the same way that they listen to epidemiologists and doctors during a pandemic, argues Roland Kupers

Policy 118

The 2020 solar policy forecast: Part 1

Solar Power World

With a new decade comes new solar policy goals. California pushes for more emergency solar + storage backup Ramping up resilient, clean power is the main focus of the California solar + storage… The post The 2020 solar policy forecast: Part 1 appeared first on Solar Power World. As Seen in Print Featured News PolicySolar Power World took a look at what’s on the agenda in some top solar states and nationwide in 2020 and beyond.

BioSequestration Policy Pathways

Low Carbon Prosperity

The post BioSequestration Policy Pathways appeared first on Low Carbon Prosperity Institute. Public PolicyBioSequestration-Conversation-PPT-V4.

Virginia charts the first carbon-free policy path in the South — solar’s role still TBD 2020 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

As Seen in Print Featured PolicyIt doesn’t go unnoticed when a Southern state takes a stand on clean energy.

FERC Carbon Pricing Conference Highlights State-Federal Divide on Clean Power Policy

GreenTechMedia

But pricing carbon in markets could neatly avoid this problem by aligning market incentives with state policies, van Welie said. “FERC is not in the driver’s seat when it comes to environmental policy.”

Policy 202

In New Mexico, making solar policy that benefits all sectors requires a multi-pronged approach 2020 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Energy Transition Act (ETA) that aimed to position the state as a national leader in renewables in… The post In New Mexico, making solar policy that benefits all sectors requires a multi-pronged approach <br><span style='color:#404040;font-weight:600;font-size:15px;'>2020 Regional Solar Policy Report</span> appeared first on Solar Power World.

Illinois sparked a solar boom — then it ran out of money 2020 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

As Seen in Print Featured PolicyThe solar market in Illinois imitates many in the Midwest — very middle of the pack. Ranked 28th in the nation for installed solar capacity, Illinois does have well intentioned solar legislation but the follow-through has been less than exemplary.

California uses fossil fuel dollars to fund solar for disadvantaged communities 2020 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

As Seen in Print Featured Policy somahSolar technology’s pricing continues to trend downward, but the cost to go solar is still prohibitive for a large swath of Americans.

Community solar legislation opens new markets in the Northeast 2020 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

One way for renters and… The post Community solar legislation opens new markets in the Northeast <br><span style='color:#404040;font-weight:600;font-size:15px;'>2020 Regional Solar Policy Report</span> appeared first on Solar Power World.

Review of Climate Policy Options

Low Carbon Prosperity

Evaluating regulations, subsidies, pricing mechanisms, and hybrid policies. The latest, most urgent call to action from the IPCC has increased attention on policies to reduce CO2 emissions and enhance carbon sequestration. Finding agreement on a specific policy is complicated by diverse sectoral impacts, low policy experience, and fragmented action at the state and federal levels. Regulation: The most effective carbon reduction policy option is regulation.

Black & Veatch's Maryline Daviaud Lewett on EV infrastructure and policy

GreenBiz

The electric vehicle market is growing — Maryline Daviaud Lewett says it will take policy to bring the market to scale. electric trucks Electric Vehicles Electrification GreenBiz Studio Transportation & Mobility VERGE 19

Policy 154

Northeast states see solar policy turn around with new governors 2019 regional solar policy report

Solar Power World

Maine’s former Governor Paul LePage (R) was about as hostile to solar as… The post Northeast states see solar policy turn around with new governors <br><span style='color:#404040;font-weight:600;font-size:15px;'>2019 regional solar policy report</span> appeared first on Solar Power World. As Seen in Print Featured Policy