• Moody’s downgrades coal outlook, but more is needed to forestall climate change

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. On Wednesday, major ratings firm Moody’s Investors Service downgraded its assessment of the North American coal sector to a “negative” outlook. This has been rightly cited as a positive sign for the climate, in that it’s an indication of coal’s […]

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  • New Research Underscores Economic Threats of Climate Change

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. What would our reaction have been during the great recession if the U.S. government did nothing to fix the economy, and even denied the financial collapse existed? Denial of an economic threat on a similar scale is happening today, with […]

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  • HB6 in Ohio Highlights Need for New Green Investment Tools

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. At the end of July, Ohio House Bill 6 was signed into law by Republican governor Mike DeWine. While HB6 is undeniably a step backwards for renewable energy in Ohio, it shines a new light on the role of the […]

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  • Op-ed: Jay Inslee speaks out against false choices on climate action

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. Jay Inslee stands out among Democratic Presidential candidates for his focus on climate change, and has been a proponent behind the idea of a national Green Bank to send a powerful wave of investment into the clean energy transition. In […]

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  • Blog: Latest polling brings surprising findings in support of public climate investment

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal Green Bank. By Reed Hundt Public support is high for programs that address climate change by investing government money in green jobs and energy-efficient infrastructure. The National Climate Bank is a key tool to bring about this investment and accelerate clean energy […]

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  • Op-ed: National Climate Bank Provides a Realistic Framework to Reach Bold Climate Targets

    In today’s Morning Consult, CGC CEO Reed Hundt writes in support of the bill recently introduced to create a National Climate Bank: Many plans have called for increased investment in clean energy; this bill provides a realistic framework to connect dollars with projects and to do it fairly so that economic benefits accrue to those […]

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  • The Campaign for a Federal Green Bank

    With the introduction of recent legislation in Congress, momentum has grown for the implementation of a Green Bank at the federal level. The National Climate Bank Act creates a blueprint for what Congress could accomplish when ready to take meaningful action on climate change. To help make this policy framework into a reality, CGC is […]

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