Redefining Progress has released ground-breaking research
to bolster the case for sustainable economics in these key
Our research in collaboration with the National Environmental
Trust demonstrates that, in an era of persistently high global
oil prices, employment in the U.S. auto sector would fare
better under higher fuel economy standards.
Impacts of Increased Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
on the U.S. Auto Sector (PDF)
As the Climate Stewardship Act (a.k.a., the McCain-Lieberman
bill) worked its way through Congress, Redefining Progress
conducted an in-depth analysis for the Natural Resources Defense
Council of how a properly designed system could curb global
warming and boost employment.
and the Climate Stewardship Act (PDF)
In addition to our nationwide study, we worked with Environmental
Entrepreneurs to show how the Climate Stewardship Act would
create jobs in 14 states.
Select a state to download the report.
For the State of California, Redefining Progress prepared
detailed analysis and commentary on the Draft Climate Action
Team Report to the Governor and Legislature, revealing how
climate policy can actually strengthen California’s
Golden Opportunity: Strengthening California's Economy through
Climate Policy (PDF)
Redefining Progress has examined a comprehensive set of policies
aimed at deep cuts in carbon emissions and aggressive investment
in energy efficiency technologies.
Energy and Jobs: A comprehensive approach to climate
change and energy policy (PDF)
Our “Smarter, Cleaner, Stronger” research, produced
in collaboration with the Blue-Green Alliance, demonstrates
how we can produce clean energy and retain jobs while reducing
dependency on foreign oil.
Cleaner Stronger: Secure Jobs A Clean Environment, and Less
For a state-by-state analysis, select
a state to download the report.