As the World Powers Ahead on Clean Energy, Will the U.S. Keep Up?

Our partners have undoubtedly been following plans from the current Administration to slash funding for federal clean energy programs by 72%. Renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transportation programs are on the chopping block.  By contrast, let’s look at how the rest of the world is gearing up for the economy […]

The logo for the Summer Olympics in Atlanta in 1996

The 1996 Atlanta Olympics Offers Clues About An EV Future

We were just in Atlanta for an EV test drive that we conducted for the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (SEARUC). We had a great time, and send a warm shout out to our friends at Plug In America, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and City of Atlanta […]

Supporting Community Groups in Our Own Backyard

Through the course of our work, we partner with organizations throughout California and the U.S. whose missions touch issues and policy on a global scale. Every so often, we are fortunate enough to have an opportunity to tend to the garden in our own backyard by supporting local groups doing […]

The Future of Brain Health: Technology and Science Making Breakthroughs

Depression, anxiety, addiction and a host of other conditions plague millions across the U.S. and around the world. Doctors and therapists continue to work to help these patients, but university researchers and start-up technologists are hoping to accelerate treatment and improve lives on a massive scale. This is what I […]

We Now Look to the States to Grow Opportunity

The election of Donald Trump was a shock to many American progressives who had taken for granted that policies to provide healthcare and reinforce the social safety net, to guarantee paid family leave, subsidize child care and raise the minimum wage, and to relieve student debt and make education the […]