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If America's infrastructure conversation can turn to the question of what projects are actually necessary to solve our most pressing challenges, then there is an opportunity to carry out a plan that will leave the...

Drilling in the Arctic was always a bad idea, and it is only getting worse. Though the first lease sale of land in the Arctic National Wildlife refuge was a complete failure, we need to...

Solar panels at the Sunnyside Ranch Community Solar Array.

Research published over the last couple of months makes it clear that, entering 2021, clean energy technologies critical for taking on climate change have not only gotten cheaper than ever before, in many cases they...

The world already has more plastic than it needs, wants or can handle. And the world is starting to push back.

The biggest U.S. banks are among the largest worldwide funders of projects worsening global warming. Strong regulation and shareholder action can pressure these banks to shut off the spigot of cash to projects threatening us...

Container deposit laws fund recycling programs at the point of purchase – a surprisingly powerful idea about to have its moment.

There is no doubt that America is a country with deep divisions, but angry political rhetoric and the tribalization of partisan loyalties have drowned out the opinions of ordinary Americans who actually find much to...

Energy leasing on U.S. public lands makes these lands a major contributor to the country’s greenhouse gas emissions - but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Back-up generators emit greenhouse gases and toxic gases, harming the environment and our health. Back-up batteries don't. We need policies nationwide that will make batteries the easy choice for homeowners.

While it’s no secret that many consumers are facing financial distress during COVID-19, data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can shed some light on just which financial issues consumers have been most affected by,...

The growth in renewable energy has exceeded our wildest expectations over the past few decades. If we continue to set ambitious goals, a clean energy future is within reach.

Updates on recent Frontier Group research and analysis.

“Electrifying everything” at the same time that “everything” is getting bigger, heavier, more energy intensive and more wasteful is a recipe for endless technological tail-chasing. It makes the job of decarbonizing the economy that much...

What can the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database tell us about the tricks and scams faced by consumers buying or leasing a vehicle? And what can we do about?

COVID-19 has led to unprecedented food waste and breakdowns in supply chains, but innovative solutions at the local, state, and federal levels show us a way forward to a post-pandemic world with less waste and...

Solar panels have a major role in the transition from an extractive, polluting economy to a sustainable one. Planning ahead for how to dispose of them responsibly is a smart move.

Americans cooking at home these days are putting a higher value on good food. Europeans love quality food and support strong food safety rules. We should push our regulators to follow Europe’s lead and ensure...

The clothing industry is responsible for a huge carbon footprint. Rather than contributing to the problem, we as consumers can be a part of the solution by buying less clothing and reusing what we already...

What happens when policymakers prioritize highway ribbon cutting ceremonies over repairs to critical infrastructure?

Plastic waste sits in landfills, cities, and forests. It breaks down into microplastics that fill the ocean, accumulate in wildlife, and cause health problems in humans. If we can implement some key policies, we can...

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