Reimagine Appalachia/ Marshall Plan for Middle America

Bringing Good Jobs to Coal Country

COMMENTARY | New projects in Appalachia show how the region can seize on a growing wave of climate infrastructure investment to build a workforce that is diverse, well-paid, and protected by strong labor standards.

Capitalizing Change: Appalachia’s Sustainable Finance Hub

COMMENTARY | There’s a growing effort to change the way investments are made in the region and to ensure that local communities share in more of the benefits.

Hit by Wet Weather and Mudslides, a City Seeks New Ways to Adapt

COMMENTARY | A recent pilot program in Pittsburgh shows promise as a model for how the city and surrounding region can develop solutions to climate hazards.

It’s Time for a New Development Strategy in Coal Country

COMMENTARY | The Ohio River Valley region of Appalachia has long been a political stumbling block in the national climate debate. But with the right resources, it can become a global leader of the new energy economy and a more sustainable future.

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