Bracken Hendricks

Bracken Hendricks is a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress where he works on issues of climate change and energy independence, environmental protection, infrastructure investment, and economic policy, with a focus on broadening progressive constituencies and message framing.

Road to recovery act

The Recovery Act: the most important energy bill in American history

If the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) had been an energy bill, it would arguably have been the single-most important piece of clean energy legislation in our nation’s history. It drove unprecedented new investments …

‘Tis the season to manufacture

Why 'Made in America' is the gift that keeps on giving

We offer here our "holiday wish list" for American workers to preserve an innovation-led economy that makes stuff and creates good jobs here at home.

Rebuilding america

A policy framework for investment in energy efficiency retrofits

This post is co-written by Benjamin Goldstein, Reid Detchon, and Kurt Shickman and reprinted with permission of the Center for American Progress. Investments in building efficiency retrofits can simultaneously address the challenges of economic recovery, …

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