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I Testified on the Risks of Climate Change to the Financial Sector. Here’s What I…

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Rachel Cleetus, Policy Director Yesterday I had the opportunity to testify at a hearing held by the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and and Financial Institutions entitled “Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: The Need to Build Resilience within … [continued]

PACE Loans Can Interfere With Home Sales

Originally published on Green Building Elements. California has been the model for the PACE loan, which stands for Property Assessed Clean Energy. It is a special program designed to make it easier and less expensive for  homeowners to add energy efficient improvements to their homes. Here’s how it works. A … [continued]

PACE Coming Back?

This is a very important post on a very important clean energy financing option that has been in hibernation, or maimed, for quite awhile now. Check it out and make sure to take action via the links on the bottom of the post! (Note that it was originally published on January 25.) If you’re interested in reading more on PACE than what’s below, check out our page on it (linked above).