Resilience and Climate Change

At ‘IceBreaker’ Open House, Hundreds Express Interest in Participating in Supply Chain for LEEDCo’s Lake Erie Offshore Wind Project

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Nearly 300 representatives of small, minority, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses, as well as government, nonprofits, unions and larger companies, attended a December 8 event in Cleveland to express interes… Read More

‘Solar in Your Community’ Challenge Aims to Bring Affordable Solar Electricity to Low- and Moderate-income Households

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative has announced the Solar in Your Community Challenge, a new prize competition to improve solar electricity access for underserved communities. Offering $5 m… Read More

ECC Joins More Than 450 Organizations, Individuals & Businesses Calling for 100% Renewable Energy in U.S.

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Following participation by ECC Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs Felipe Floresca on a panel, sponsored by Environment America, urging a shift to 100 percent renewable energy, ECC is among hundreds … Read More

EC Seattle, NW SEED Awarded $60,000 Grant To Pursue Equitable Access to Solar Energy

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EC Seattle and Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (NW SEED) have partnered to win a $60,000 grant to craft and pursue local policies bridging what they call a stark “green divide” i… Read More

EPA Releases Proposed Rules on Clean Energy Incentive Program, Despite High Court Stay of Clean Power Plan

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed rules for the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) Clean Energy Incentive Program  (CEIP), despite the Supreme Court’s stay of the CPP itself.… Read More

SEIU Commits to Leadership on Environmental Justice; ECC Board Chair Gerry Hudson Elected Union's Secretary-Treasurer

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Declaring that “[t]he fight for environmental justice is inextricably linked to the fights for economic, immigrant and racial justice because the effects of climate change and environmental dangers dispropo… Read More

Read Transcripts of ECC’s Four Twitter Chats Exploring Climate and Equity

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Starting in February, ECC Partnered with MIT CoLab in hosting a series of four monthly Twitter chats around the broad topic of equity, economy and climate resilience.  Transcripts are now available on the … Read More

You’re Invited! Please join ECC’s March 29 Twitter Chat on Anchor Institutions & Resilience

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Series on Equity, Economy & Climate Resilience Continues in April & May We welcome you to participate in ECC’s March 29 Twitter chat on the role of anchor institutions in strengthening the physical… Read More

‘Building Power’ Brings Energy Savings to Bronx Churches, Jobs to Residents

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In partnership with the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition and BlocPower, Emerald Cities New York and its local host, the Bronx Community Development Initiative (BCDI), are making great strides w… Read More

Seattle Enacts ECC-Backed Energy & Water Efficiency Measures

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has signed into law energy efficiency legislation that he said “propels Seattle into an elite group of cities with progressive policies aimed at driving energy efficiencies and reduc… Read More

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