Rewiring America: A Field Manual for the Climate Fight

Rewiring America: A Field Manual for the Climate Fight (Saul Griffith, Laura Fraser, Sam Calisch, Rewiring America, July 29, 2020, 145p)

This analysis lays out a pathway towards the electrification of the US economy using technology that exists today. They aim to answer the question: “What is the best climate outcome we can achieve?”

Main pathways:

  • Layout how to use existing technologies to achieve a sustainable tripling in US electricity production
  • Policy change, that accounts for the real cost of energy production (damages done by fossil fuels)
  • Finance the transition through government supported climate loans

Also see: How to drive fossil fuels out of the US economy, quickly, a Vox article dealing with Rewiring America and the broader theme of electrifying the US.

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