Photo by David Leveque on Unsplash

Last week, the government narrowly avoided a catastrophic funding crisis by passing a temporary spending measure that will run through December 3, when Congress must have a new budget plan ready. The government also failed to pass the approved bipartisan infrastructure bill as progressive Democrats refused to approve the measure…


Photo by Brett Jordon on Unsplash

Climate change is becoming an increasingly visible problem for our world. For decades, scientists and researchers have warned that the unchecked emitting of greenhouse gases is beginning to shift the planet’s fragile climate balance. Those cries of warning mostly fell on deaf ears as proponents of fossil fuels claimed that…


Source: Science in HD from Unsplash

This past week, the Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) and National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) released their Solar Futures Study, a vision study on solar energy’s potential role in the future decarbonized grid. The Solar Futures Study provides analysis on future solar technologies, the growing solar workforce…


American communities are reliant on cars for almost every activity. With almost 280 million registered vehicles in the country, cars have broadened our traveling options, influenced where we can live, and shaped our communities. Although cars have produced numerous benefits, their growing use contributes heavily to greenhouse gas emissions and…


Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its highly anticipated Sixth Assessment Report. Labeled a “code red for humanity” by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the latest report does not mince its words: “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land” with many…


The American transportation sector will play a significant role in the fight against climate change as it currently represents the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the country.


Almost everyone has heard the arguments of a climate change denier.

The climate is always changing. Renewables are not reliable. Democrats made it up to push their socialist agenda. There’s too much uncertainty on what to do about it. We can’t afford the solutions.

Quite frankly, it’s some of the…


This past week, the Biden administration released the draft guidance for its Justice40 Initiative, a framework announced in EO 14008 that at least 40% of the benefits from federal energy and environmental spending reach disadvantaged communities. …


Originally, I was going to write a blog post about energy injustice and how we can work towards an equitable clean energy transition. This topic is incredibly important, and I will write about it next week. …


California and other western states had a harrowing June, as extreme heatwaves broke temperature records, threatened electric power reliability, and exacerbated wildfires. So far, July does not appear any better, with fires continuing to spread and the heatwaves strengthening.

I cannot speak for Californians or other Westerners, but I am…

Hamilton Steimer

I am the owner and creator of Greener Future America, a recently launched educational website focusing on climate change, clean energy, and energy policy.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store