American Clean Energy Needs National Leadership

Pew believes that advanced clean energy technologies can strengthen America’s economic and environmental future as well as its security. Pew’s research in recent years indicates that clean energy helps create employment, manufacturing and export opportunities while reducing the pollution and risks associated with current energy patterns and technologies. To reclaim a leadership position in the worldwide competition, the public and private sectors in the U.S. must work together to strengthen the clean energy industry. Our infographic shows where the U.S. can harness new opportunities in order to create a strong strategy for future energy policy.

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