Expanding State Clean Energy Funds for Economic Development

January 18, 2012 by Tom Plant

Brookings report on economic development opportunities through use of clean energy funds offers direction for states in a post recovery act world.[read more]

Brookings: Drive Energy Innovation to Grow the Clean Economy

July 19, 2011 by Teryn Norris

Over the past few years, “green jobs” and the “clean economy” have become the growth mantra for a wide variety of energy, climate, and economic policy advocates. Much of this excitement has been productive and justified, but some of it has been misinformed. Few reports have shed more light on this debate than the new study by the...[read more]

New Report Breaks Down the Clean Economy

July 13, 2011 by Breakthrough Institute

This morning the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program released a comprehensive new report, "Sizing the Clean Economy," which takes a detailed look at the United States' ongoing transformation toward a low-carbon future. The report, co-produced with Battelle Technology Partnership, presents the most detailed data available...[read more]

A new energy conversation?

December 15, 2010 by Marc Gunther

A coalition of think tanks–The Breakthrough Institute, Brookings and the American Enterprise Institute, along with the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF)–today organized a conference of policy makers, scientists and business people in Washington to talk about a big question: how to stimulate energy innovation. The...[read more]