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US Climate & Energy

EDF’s US Climate and Energy program is working with policymakers, regulators, entrepreneurs and other key stakeholders to promote market-based solutions that will accelerate the transition to a clean, low carbon energy economy.

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On World Water Day, Why Talk About Energy?
The theme of this year’s World Water Day on March 22nd is the “energy-water nexus,” and the timing couldn't be better. According to the United Nations (who first established World Water...
Mar 20, 2014 1:20 PM ET
White House Meeting on Climate Change Resilience Shows National Commitment
Today, the White House is hosting an event highlighting its commitment to boosting resilience among communities most vulnerable to the...
Mar 20, 2014 9:30 AM ET
‘Utilities 2.0’: The Future May Be Sooner Than We Think
Last month, I had the pleasure of moderating a panel called “Utilities 2.0: The Role of Distributed Generation and Demand Response in Evolving Utility Business Models.” The topic may sound esoteric, but to the more than sixty people in...
Mar 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Methane Emissions Are Risky Business
I came to Environmental Defense Fund from the management consulting world, and was fortunate to bring a couple of lessons with me. A simple one is that successful companies keep a finger on the pulse of the returns and risks in their industry and core businesses. The oil and gas industry has a growing risk on its hands,...
Mar 18, 2014 7:00 AM ET
Will Texas Step Up to the Plate on Energy Efficiency and Carbon Pollution Standards?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about energy efficiency and the Clean Air Act section 111(d) provisions in...
Mar 13, 2014 2:35 PM ET