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Amid an explosion of online shopping and rapid shipping, it's time to take a serious look not just at how we recycle, but also at how we consume.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) – the nation’s energy data and analysis agency – predicted a dim future for solar photovoltaic electricity. They were wrong.

As I recently waited in a crumbling subway station for an overcrowded train, I couldn’t help but consider finding another way to work - like an Uber. And I wondered: How many other people skip...

Too often, the impacts of our behavior on the environment and our health are invisible to us, making it hard to see the damage we’re doing. By making these costs more visible – and at...

The Trump administration has announced that it will revoke California’s ability to set strong global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks. To understand why this is such bad news for public health and...

In 1994, the CEOs of seven major tobacco companies in the United States were called before Congress and made to answer for the harm they were causing millions of Americans. When will a similar moment...

I recently spent 45 minutes making calls to straighten out a health care billing problem. Multiply my experience by that of millions of Americans, and we collectively must spend millions of hours on the phone...

Reflecting on the ways sustainability has been integrated into daily life on campus, and about the ways in which large-scale sustainability could, and should, be implemented on college campuses and in cities across the country....

Plans for new logging in one of the world’s last remaining temperate rainforests are a disaster for Alaska and the global climate.

Concern about the Trump administration's proposed rollback of methane rules shouldn’t distract us from the fundamental, ugly truth about natural gas: Even if it were produced with no leaks at all, it is a fossil...

What will it take to spark Copenhagen-style public demand for bike-friendly streets in U.S. cities?

Sometimes it might seem as though we need to scrap it all and start over. But while much of America’s current infrastructure is environmentally threatening and inefficient, many parts of it can - and should...

On July 1, Boston’s public transportation agency, the MBTA, instituted a 6% fare increase. While the hike had been approved back in March, two crippling train derailments on the T in June transformed many riders’...

Last month the city of Berkeley, California, banned natural gas infrastructure from new buildings. The most obvious reason for the ordinance is enough to justify it on its own: Natural gas is a fossil fuel,...

Major road construction projects are usually met with warnings of “carmageddon” and nightmarish visions of suffocating bottlenecks. But while our gut instincts tell us that shutting down a lane or two of traffic will lead...

Frontier Group's managing director Susan Rakov reports back from the 2019 Netroots Nation conference, where she moderated a panel called The 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Paths to Victory in the States.

Now is the time for cities, as well as states and the federal government, to recommit to the policies that can move us closer to an electricity system powered by 100 percent renewable energy –...

A note to readers regarding corrections to our recently released report, Safe for Swimming? Water Quality at our Beaches.

We don’t just need more walkable cities, more efficient vehicles, zero-carbon fuels, or viable alternatives to the one-car-per-adult system. We need all of them. And we need them now.

GoodRx is a useful patch over a tattered system that does not work for the benefit of consumers. But tech solutions alone cannot solve the issue of sky-high drug prices.

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