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Community Microgrids – A Tool for Adaptation or Mitigation?

This explainer is the third part of a series by Sara Harari and Nate Grady on how microgrids are being used to transform the electrical grid. As climate change becomes the new reality, policymakers must decide how to invest limited resources in advanced technology and infrastructure. At the heart of this challenge is the debate over adaptation versus mitigation: should we focus our efforts on avoiding the worst effects of climate change (i.e. reducing the amount of greenhouse gasses we release going forward), or should we divide our resources and invest simultaneously on adapting to the most likely effects of...

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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.

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Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 6.50 / 8
Score 12.50 / 20
Score 8.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
114 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
46 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
29 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

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

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 11,855,639 of 13,504,083 adults)

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