Despite Trump, states keep getting more energy-efficient.

Most-improved states Idaho, Florida, and Virginia

grist-logo-headerOnline  —  An annual assessment of energy-efficiency standards shows that states around the country are pushing forward programs to reduce pollution and save people money, even as the Trump administration works to roll back these sorts of programs at the federal level.

The report, from the nonprofit American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, shows progress in both blue and red states.

While liberal-minded states tend to invest more in energy efficiency — Massachusetts, California, and Rhode Island got top marks — the efforts underway defy the normal partisan spectrum. Read more Despite Trump, states keep getting more energy-efficient.