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Electrical 101: Ensuring Equitable EV Charging Access

A new RMI tool can enable charging and grid development that reflects the needs of communities, ensuring that everyone reaps the benefits of electric vehicles. The Electrification 101 series explores the challenges and opportunities that a rapidly electrifying transportation sector presents for the power grid, offering solutions to support proactive … [continued]

ChatGPT and DALL-E generated image of a panoramic cityscape view showing a variety of buildings with solar panels installed on their rooftops.

Building Decarbonization Policy Must Center Housing and Health Equity

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new issue brief released [last week] from NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) highlights how racist practices create inadequate housing quality for at-risk communities and what can be done to address this within building decarbonization policy. The brief was created in collaboration with the Building Energy, Equity, … [continued]

California Budget Approves Historic Clean Transportation Investments

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Miles Muller, Attorney, Climate & Clean Energy Program State legislators and Governor Newsom just signed a historic California budget that includes unprecedented levels of investment in clean transportation. The new funding will provide significant support for critical zero-emission vehicle and infrastructure programs, unlocking billions … [continued]

Boston Redlining Visible In Concrete, Ecocide Needs Definition, Climate Threatening Indigenous Food — Nexus Media…

Below are three recent Nexus Media news briefs combined into one article. Boston Redlining Past Visible In Concrete Today The racist legacy of redlining and other inequities, exacerbated by continued greenspace disparities, are disproportionately heating — and thus harming — low-income Boston neighborhoods, the Boston Globe reports. Previously redlined neighborhoods, those … [continued]