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by Ben Paulos | December 5, 2017
This has been the year of the disaster. Hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires have ravaged North America.In addition to the terrible loss of life and property, impacted communities have struggled with the loss of energy. Electricity is the [...]
by Ben Paulos | December 1, 2017
Over the past three years, the Solar Market Pathways project, a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office initiative, has supported 14 innovative solar projects around the country with the goal of increasing solar energy [...]
by Deb Perry | April 18, 2017
Cities across the U.S. are ambitiously transitioning to 100% renewable energy, swapping fossil fuel-based energy systems for clean energy strategies and sustainable plans. Six cities in the U.S. have already made this switch, and cities from [...]
by Henry McKay | April 18, 2017
In a Detroit neighborhood, families live with extreme flooding, molding and water shut-offs as part of their every day. More than 500 miles away, in one of Baltimore’s lowest-income communities, residents experience full weeks without power each [...]
by Deb Perry | December 16, 2016
Over the past month, the U.S. has seen some significant strides in renewable energy. St. Petersburg, Florida made a commitment to get 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2050. Fourteen cities from the Metro Boston Mayor’s [...]
by Tessa Kaneene | December 16, 2016
As the dust settles from the 2016 election, and the climate action community charts a new path forward, strategies at the local level are more important than ever.More and more, cities are acknowledged as a critical scale for climate change [...]
by Steve Nicholas | July 21, 2016
I’m always excited to announce a new initiative, but this one feels extra special. The launch of ISC’s Partnership for Resilient Communities could not be more timely; its mission is to promote and build capacity for inclusive, community-driven [...]