Fresh Energy statement on the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement

This week, President Donald Trump announced that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement signed by 195 countries. Fresh Energy’s science policy director J. Drake Hamilton released the following statement in response.

Bad for energy, but could’ve been worse: 2017 Legislative Session recap

As of now, the Jobs and Energy Bill is on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed into law. A few bad energy policies made it through, but many more were prevented. Find out what happened.

Pollinator-friendly solar: everybody loves it

Like Minnesota’s bipartisan law establishing a definition for “pollinator-friendly solar,” the Maryland standard relies on a scorecard developed in consultation with several of the nation’s most experienced and respected entomologists.

Minnesota’s pollinator-friendly solar standard has generated interest in states throughout the country and Fresh Energy played a key role helping the state of Maryland secure a similar policy.