Something amazing is happening in the Southeast. Call it a groundswell, a call-to-action -- just don't call it a fluke. Southeastern cities are taking charge of their futures by addressing the key contributor to climate change in their cities - the energy use of buildings.
States will have a lot of flexibility in crafting plans to cut carbon pollution from power plants. And when it comes to making those cuts, energy efficiency and renewable energy are the best path forward.
When the EPA proposed carbon pollution targets for fossil fuel-fired power plants under the Clean Power Plan last summer, the agency recognized that energy efficiency is a powerful tool for
Boosting energy efficiency of homes in Maryland is a bread-and-butter issue. Paying too much for electricity and gas at a time when household budgets are still pinched from the great recession can mean having less to spend on nutritious food, healthcare, and other necessities.