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Good Climate News
Jun 21, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: $1 Billion for EV Tax Rebates, the First Class of the American Climate Corps, a 100% Renewable Energy Standard in Vermont, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we cover the Biden-Harris administration distributing $1 billion in EV tax rebates, the first class of the American Climate Corps being sworn in, a 100% renewable energy standard in Vermont, the Chicago Teachers Union fighting for climate action, and the UAW's new agreement to improve working standards in the EV industry.

Jun 21, 2024
Blue water swimming area set beside rocks and trees in Strafford, Vermont.
Good Climate News
Jun 14, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: Offshore Wind in New York, Record Breaking Clean Energy Investments, a State Executive Order on Climate Change, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we cover construction on an offshore wind hub for NYC, record investments in clean energy, Maryland's executive order to address climate change, new EPA guidance to protect aquatic ecosystems, and an Illinois plan to meet its decarbonization goals.

Jun 14, 2024
The sun setting over a mountain rain near San Luis Obispo, CA.
Good Climate News
Jun 7, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: Restored Wetland Protections, a Commitment to Cut Food Waste, Mexico’s Climate Friendly President, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we cover restored wetland protections in Colorado, federal investments in public lands and conservation, a commitment to cutting food waste, the release of the Climate Capital Guidebook, and Mexico's election of a climate scientist as its next president.

Jun 7, 2024
Flock of birds flying through a wetland area.
Good Climate News
May 31, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: Clean School Buses, an Expanded Environmental Justice Council, Clean Energy Rebates, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we cover clean school buses, the Biden-Harris administration's expanded environmental justice advisory council, New York becoming the first state to deploy federal clean energy home rebates, California's plan to boost transmission and wind power, and a ruling from the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. 

May 31, 2024
Looking up at tree branches hanging in front of a blue sky.
Good Climate News
May 23, 2024
Good Climate News This Week: NY Offshore Wind, EPA Grants to Clean Up Brownfields, USDA Rural Investments, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we’re celebrating. This week we cover a new offshore wind project approved in New York, new EPA grants to clean up "brownfields," an end to new federal coal leases in the Powder River Basin, USDA investments in rural infrastructure, and clean energy job training offered by community colleges around the country.

May 23, 2024
Snowy mountains in a canyon
Good Climate News
May 17, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: Offshore Wind, New Transmission Guidelines, Vermont’s Climate Superfund Act, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we cover new construction for offshore wind, Vermont's Climate Superfund Act, new transmission guidelines from FERC, a push to reduce textile waste, and Minnesota's largest solar project to date.

May 17, 2024
Closeup of green leaves on a tree top behind blue skies.
Good Climate News
May 10, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: EV Tax Credits, NYC’s Climate-Budgeting, Rural Clean Energy Investment, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we're covering new electric vehicle tax credit guidance, increasing numbers of clean energy installations, investments in rural clean energy, NYC's climate-conscious budget, and a plan to prevent invasive species growth in Acadia National Park.

May 10, 2024
Sunset at Acadia National Park.
Good Climate News
May 3, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: National Monument Expansions, Lead Pipe Removal, Clean Energy Permitting, and More!

Every week, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we're covering national monument expansions, lead pipe removal, advancements in clean energy permitting, offshore wind leases, and California's renewable milestone.

May 3, 2024
Stream flowing over rocks in the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument.
Good Climate News
Apr 26, 2024
Earth Week: Special Edition of Good Climate News this Week!

In this special Earth Week edition of Good Climate News, we're celebrating a series of announcements from the Biden-Harris administration, including new rules to cut power plant pollution, the American Climate Corps launch, a Solar for All program, a hazardous substance designation for PFAS, and a new partnership to protect freshwater resources.

Apr 26, 2024
Photo taken from behind a row of audience members applauding President Biden as he speaks at a podium with forest trees in the background.
Good Climate News
Apr 22, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: Protections for the Arctic and Public Lands, Clean Energy Permitting, Wildlife Refuge Expansions, and More!

Every Monday, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we cover new protections for the Western Arctic and public lands, increased prices for oil and gas drilling leases, clean energy permitting successes, and the expansion of four national wildlife refuges.

Apr 22, 2024
Three Whooping Cranes in Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Texas, USA.
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