Rachel Cleetus

I am in Marrakech, Morocco, where the second week of the annual international climate talks (or COP22 ) is just getting underway. Nations hope to continue the momentum created by the Paris Agreement...

On November 4, 2016, the Paris Climate Agreement will go into force. This comes only a month after crossing the threshold of at least 55 countries, responsible for at least 55 percent of total global...

Today is the comment deadline for the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP), a voluntary component of the Clean Power Plan. The program encourages early investments in renewable energy and targeted...

Hurricane Matthew carved a path of devastation through Haiti, the Bahamas, and large swaths of the Southeastern US, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The loss of life and...

Today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in a case related to the Clean Power Plan. It’s a key moment in our nation’s efforts to fight climate change. History won’t look back...

This week I am heading to Oxford to attend a conference, 1.5 Degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Agreement . This comes close on the heels of the recent ratification of the Paris Agreement...

This week the world lost a passionate advocate for climate equity, Paul Baer. I had the good fortune to know Paul for many years, first as a fellow climate economist, and then through our work in the...

Wildfires are currently burning across a vast swath of the western US, including in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Hot, dry...

If you own a home along the coast or elsewhere in a floodplain, you may have heard of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). What you may not know is that this program doesn’t just provide...

Yesterday the White House announced a series of actions to help advance clean energy access for all Americans . Meanwhile, the National Weather Service warned of a major heat wave across much of the...

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