Energy and Climate

Responding to a request for input from the House Energy & Commerce Committee, ITIF outlined seven broad principles to underpin comprehensive climate policy; six strategic recommendations to support, encourage, and induce clean energy innovation; and a number of specific ideas to decarbonize the most challenging sectors of the economy.
Energy and Climate
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December 19, 2011
Recent FY2012 budget deal stabilizes or boosts funding for key office that house energy innovation projects.
December 8, 2011
Robert Solow calls for policymakers to focus on energy innovation.
November 28, 2011
The only way the world is going to drastically reduce carbon emissions is through innovation.
November 28, 2011
Durban is likely to overlook the best way to drastically reduce carbon emissions—making unsubsidized clean energy cost-competitive with fossil fuels by driving innovation.
November 23, 2011
A brief update on energy innovation activities within the Department of Defense.
November 10, 2011
Rather than debating clean energy innovation versus deployment, we should be finding ways that deployment can serve innovation.
September 21, 2011
The national energy and climate policy debate needs to adopt innovation as the default energy and climate policy.
September 21, 2011
The Solyndra bankruptcy debate is highlighting a key political weakness in energy innovation policy.
September 16, 2011
Thomas Friedman’s ongoing love of carbon prices leaves him with an innovation blind spot.
September 1, 2011
The bankruptcy of solar firm Solyndra offers an important lesson about failure in innovation.