• CGC Statement on E&C Legislative Framework

    Press Release: Jan. 8, 2020. Today leaders from the House Energy and Commerce Committee previewed a legislative framework designed to ensure a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050. The framework included the creation of a National Climate Bank to invest in a rapid, affordable, and equitable clean energy transition. The following statement comes from […]

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  • CGC in the News: Jeff Schub in CleanTechnica

    In a new CleanTechnica interview, CGC Executive Director Jeff Schub explains how a National Climate Bank will build on the track record of success already established by state and local green banks, and accelerate the clean energy transition. “State and local green banks have already mobilized billions of dollars into clean energy projects, proving that […]

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  • CGC Statement on the Warren Plan to Create Green Jobs

    Today Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a Plan to Create 10.6 Million Green Jobs, which includes a green bank modeled on the National Climate Bank Act. The following statement comes from Jeffrey Schub, Executive Director of the Coalition for Green Capital: “Green banks across the country have shown how to accelerate clean energy investment. We absolutely […]

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  • CGC in the News: Jeff Schub Discusses Climate Bank with Smart Cities Dive, Utility Dive

    The National Climate Bank Act released last week in the House by Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan is a landmark event for the green bank movement, showing broad momentum and support. News publications spoke with CGC Executive Director Jeff Schub for context and perspective on the new bill. Smart Cities Dive focused on green banks […]

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  • CGC in the News: National Climate Bank could be boon for solar

    A great new story in PV Magazine takes an in-depth look at legislative leadership from Rep. Debbie Dingell and Sens. Ed Markey and Chris Van Hollen to create a National Climate Bank. “The arrival of a National Climate Bank would be a boon for developers, installers, contractors and panel manufacturers because it would pry open […]

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  • Newsletter Launch: The Clean Energy Future

    CGC is pleased to introduce the Clean Energy Future, a newsletter that will inform and support the expansion of green banks and clean energy investment, including the creation of the National Climate Bank. To sign up for the newsletter and receive the latest news, analysis and commentary from the world of green banks, visit the […]

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  • C2ES report: national-scale climate bank is a key part of “getting to zero” for US emissions

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal green bank. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) recently released a comprehensive new agenda outlining a path to carbon neutrality by 2050, developed with input from leading companies across major economic sectors. As part of its core elements, it recommends […]

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  • Senator Ed Markey: Climate Bank is key step towards delivering on the Green New Deal

    This post originally appeared on the site of CGC’s campaign for a federal green bank. As co-sponsor of the Green New Deal resolution in the Senate, as well a host of other climate and environmental legislation, Senator Ed Markey has staked out a clear position as a climate and environmental justice champion. This week, he […]

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  • Learning from the Past to Create a Brighter Future: The Time is Right for Green Banking

    The following piece by CGC CEO Reed Hundt originally appeared in Morning Consult. A huge majority of Americans now understand that climate change is real, ominous and imminent. Extreme weather, threats to food supply, climate refugee migration, risks to beachfront cities and overwhelming scientific consensus have all combined to compel Congress to push the economy […]

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  • CGC in the News: Alex Kragie on the National Climate Bank

    The American Bar Association (ABA) regularly publishes practical, informative articles for legal practitioners. This week, ABA’s Environment, Energy, and Resources Group published a new piece from CGC’s Alex Kragie on how the National Climate Bank Act can help the Green New Deal reach its ambitious targets. As Director of the American Green Bank Consortium, a […]

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