- September 10
Optimistic Signs of the Times
We're working to merge the Zero Emissions Home Act – which seeks to make household electrification easy & affordable through consumer rebates – with the Hope for Homes Act, which offers grants for training and rebates for energy efficiency.
- August 20
Silver Linings Playbook
At Rewiring America, we are radically optimistic, and if you signed up for this newsletter, so are you. So read on for silver linings.
- July 16
We’re at a tipping point now…
We’re at a tipping point now -- but the good news is that we still have time to keep the earth’s atmosphere within livable limits if we follow one fairly simple path: electrify everything.
- June 30
New legislation to #ElectrifyEverything!
We’re excited to announce that Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) is planning to introduce new infrastructure legislation to help solve a critical piece of the climate puzzle.
- June 15
Electrifying the Senate
We’re adding 40 billion metric tons of CO2 pollution to the atmosphere per year, and we’ve got to stop. How? As we’ve pointed out, we don’t need a miracle, we just need to #electrifyeverything.
- June 3
How to decarbonize? Start with a rebate
We’ve partnered with the Center for American Progress to propose new consumer rebates for the purchase and installation of electrified household appliances and breaker boxes.
- May 21
We had a very big week here at Rewiring America!
We had a very big week here at Rewiring America, with events that are making us feel truly energized about our electrified future! We released a report with the CGC focused on delivering the benefits of household electrification to LMI families and partnered with Act Now.
- April 16
49 million homes are in the money. Is yours?
To electrify everything, we need to start with households and the appliances in them, where we can solve for 42 percent of our energy-related emissions without moonshots or tradeoffs.
- April 1
The intersection of climate progress and economic prosperity is at the heart of our work at Rewiring America, and we are thrilled that President Biden has put these issues front and center in his American Jobs Plan.
- March 23
Last week we shared our new research, showing that in order to lower our carbon emissions enough to keep global warming within livable limits, we need to install or replace one billion machines to electrify our homes.
- March 16
One billion machines
We’ve dug in to just how many machines we’d need to install or replace to accomplish our goal of zero emissions: One billion.
- November 8
It’s not about red or blue
We thought we would take a look at how decarbonization would affect red and blue states differently, and who would gain from massive electrification. Spoiler: The answer is everyone wins.
- October 30
How to decarbonize the American household
We asked co-author Sam Calisch, MIT-trained engineer and energy nerd, to walk us through our latest report on household electrification savings.
- October 8
We at Rewiring America are building a movement to confront climate through bold and concrete action.Our message is resonating: since our launch two months ago, the interest has been overwhelming.
- September 1
In our very first newsletter, we talk through our handbook for climate action and outline pathways to success.