Investing in the Human Future

A new talk by center director Clark Miller on improving the social returns from clean energy investments.

Humanity needs a greater return on its forthcoming $100T investment in new energy technologies than just carbon neutrality. Solving climate change is essential, but our investments in a clean energy revolution should also be investments in a more just, equitable, and thriving human future.

A Comprehensive Policy Approach to a Just Transition

Solving climate change and decarbonizing global energy systems cannot be divorced from the pursuit of social and racial justice. That message is front and center in Accelerating Decarbonization of the U.S. Energy System from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

Co-authored by Center for Energy & Society Director, Clark A. Miller, the report provides not only a technical blueprint for achieving carbon neutrality in the U.S. economy by 2050 but also a comprehensive policy blueprint for ensuring a just U.S. energy transition.

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