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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
Commentary

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal means different things to different people. In some ways, that’s part of its appeal. On the other hand, a Green New Deal can’t mean anything anyone wants it to, or it will come to mean nothing at all.
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What Will It Take to Catalyze the Energy Transition?

Vastly higher clean energy targets are essential to empower the international community to make the leap to a sustainable future, according to Richard Heinberg, coauthor of “Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy.” In this interview, he delves into the practical challenges involved in the global transition to renewable power sources.

Colorado Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 5.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 8.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 4.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
132 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
62 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
48 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
85%

of people in Colorado support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 3,062,819 of 3,590,350 adults)

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