Skip to Content
Issue Brief Environment, Climate and HealthMechanisms for Advancing Public Health

Renewable Energy Standards: A Strategy to Transition Rapidly Away From the Use of Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas to Clean, Safe, and Affordable Renewable Energy

December 16, 2020


This issue brief is one in an upcoming series on Policy Priorities for Climate, Health, and Equity. Each brief provides information on a policy identified in the U.S. Call to Action on Climate, Health and Equity: A Policy Action Agenda. The briefs can help health professionals and others (1) determine whether policymakers or candidates are taking positions that advance action on climate, health and equity, (2) ask questions to hold leaders accountable, and (3) increase collaboration with community-based organizations and advocacy groups. This brief should be useful for anyone interested in learning more about equitable energy and climate policy.