In confronting climate change, championing women is key to everyone’s future prosperity
November 21, 2022
Rainey Center Senior Director Kelsey Callahan explains why women's rights must be championed to confront climate change
Republican voters support clean energy, from President Hunt and Dr. Dorsey in The Hill
November 3, 2022
By Sarah Hunt, Rainey Center President and Dr. Michael Dorsey, Ph.D., director and chair of the Arizona State University Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service. Earlier this year, Democrats passed a massive spending bill that many on the left hailed as an achievement for the climate and environment. On the one hand, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will funnel almost $370 billion toward renewable and climate-related energy programs — including somewhat controversial incentives for carbon capture and nuclear energy. On the other hand, it’s hard to think of a more partisan way to pursue such an important issue than the reconciliation process.
Hydrogen is a key to Utah's future
October 28, 2022
By Sarah Hunt, Utah State Rep. Melissa Ballard (20th District), Founder and Executive Director of the U.S. Hydrogen Alliance Roxana Bekemohammadi. One of China's largest energy companies this month announced its plans to produce more than 2 million tons of green hydrogen by 2025. This news comes in the wake of Beijing’s long-term strategy to strengthen its position as the largest global producer of hydrogen and Russia’s goal to become a global leader in hydrogen production and export.