Intersection

Webinar Recap: Funding State Transportation — Ensuring Equity in Transportation Investments

Transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. With unprecedented federal transportation investments of around $200 billion across nearly 300 programs through the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, it’s essential that states are...

Webinar Recap: Overcoming Barriers to the Clean Energy Transition

After years of ambitious campaigns to set clean energy targets and pass enabling policies across the country, the focus is now expanding to how and when these much-needed investments will take place. Transforming the power grid can be slow and...

Webinar Recap: 2024 State Climate Policy Trends — What’s on the Horizon This Year

As state legislative sessions begin around the country, staying up to date with the latest policy trends is essential for any climate actor. We invited a panel of experts to explore what climate policies are being introduced this year and...

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Webinar Recap: Clearing the Air — Strategies for Effective State Methane Abatement Policies

As electrification efforts increase demand for energy in the U.S., oil and natural gas are likely sources to meet new energy needs — at least in the short-term. However, the extraction, transportation, and processing of oil and gas are collectively...

Webinar Recap: Climate Action Planning — Best Practices for Climate Pollution Reduction Grants and Beyond

With $5 billion in federal funding for climate planning through the Inflation Reduction Act’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG), nearly every state is developing or revising their strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to inform their Priority Climate Action Plan...

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Webinar Recap: The State of State Climate Ambition — Modeling Policy Progress and Opportunities with RMI

As legislative sessions wrap up across the country and billions of federal climate dollars continue flowing to states, identifying priorities for future policy action is critical. To help states understand these opportunities, RMI partnered with Climate XChange on 20 State...

Webinar Recap: Anti-ESG Legislation — Why it Matters and What States Can Do

States across the country have seen a wave of legislative attempts to prevent state governments from contracting with companies that consider environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in their investments. These “anti-ESG” bills take various forms, including “boycott bills,” which...

Five Major State Climate Policy Trends in 2023

This year, states were better positioned than ever to pass climate policies that reduce emissions and build resilience. States with strong records of passing climate policy continued to codify mitigation tactics, while the country’s largest-ever influx of federal funding enabled...

Webinar Recap: Capitalizing on Climate Cash — State Strategies for Leveraging Federal Funding

With hundreds of billions of climate dollars unlocked by recent federal funding initiatives, including the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), states must be prepared to receive and leverage their money for climate and...