It’s time for an all-out national mobilization to defeat the climate crisis.

President Biden and Congress must lead the charge to defeat the climate crisis and build a thriving, just and inclusive clean energy future. Join our work to help make it happen.

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It’s time for an all-out national mobilization to defeat the climate crisis.

President Biden and Congress must lead the charge to defeat the climate crisis and build a thriving, just and inclusive clean energy future. Join our work to help make it happen.

Economic Recovery Begins at Home

Retrofitting U.S. Housing Stock for Jobs, Health, Savings, and the Climate

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It’s time to unlock the potential within our homes. President Biden ran and won on a historic climate plan that includes a commitment to retrofit at least four million buildings and weatherize at least two million residential buildings during his first term in office.

That effort is a strong downpayment on a national transformation that should ultimately reach most of the 140 million homes across the US within the coming decade. We must invest in building energy efficiency improvements, not only to dramatically transform our energy usage and networks, but also to provide much needed economic stimulus and jumpstart the recovery.

A concrete plan to retrofit housing stock to promote health, lower home costs, create millions of good jobs, and advance 100% clean energy.

In this new report, Evergreen and the Roosevelt Institute explain the benefits of robust investment in energy efficiency in buildings, including the opportunity for significant job creation, improving public health, protecting the global environment by reducing energy usage, addressing  racist housing policies, and spurring innovation. We then provide a concrete plan for federal policy to revamp our  housing stock and achieve these goals.