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
July 13, 2011
Lack of support for central energy innovation programs in the 2012 budget will harm economic growth and reduce our ability to curb carbon emissions.
July 6, 2011
The Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is driving energy innovation and laying the groundwork for new industries. It deserves better from Congress than steep budget cuts.
June 28, 2011
A new report on energy innovation from Google spotlights the upside of clean energy—so long as we get both the technology and the policy right.
June 21, 2011
In a Microsoft blog, Rob Atkinson outlines the central components of the next-generation smart grid.
June 21, 2011
Rob Atkinson will moderate the panel at the Microsoft Smart Energy Policy Series.
June 20, 2011
Dr. Matthew Nisbet leads a discussion on future efforts to pass national climate and energy policy.
June 16, 2011
The Department of Defense recently unveiled their long-term strategy for efficiency and alternatives in operational energy.
June 10, 2011
Matthew Stepp offers energy innovation perspectives on a Europe-based online forum on environmental policy issues.
June 1, 2011
Draft House Appropriations Bill Continues Efforts to Gut Energy Innovation, Leaves Fossil Energy Intact
The House Energy and Water Appropriations Bill predictably seeks hefty cuts to the nation’s innovative capacity in clean energy.
May 25, 2011
There’s much more to clean energy technology commercialization than subsidies for production.