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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...

Decarbonizing our energy production, transportation system and industrial sector would accomplish most of America's climate goals. And most Americans want federal action on the environment. All we need is legislative willpower.

Bicycling is a reminder that a different world is possible – a world where people move a bit slower but more joyfully; where our neighborhoods are transformed from places to get through as quickly as...

The buses on the road today are already helping fight global warming, as they allow millions of people to get around without a car. Once electrified, buses become a superhero of clean energy tech —...

Testing failures led to the widespread COVID-19 transmission. New, recently approved technology may finally help get outbreaks under control.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Americans to substitute virtual interactions for many things we’d rather do in-person. Expanded access to telemedicine is one change precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic that has changed our health care...

In today’s deeply polarized political landscape it’s hard to find issues that Americans agree on. But a bipartisan recognition of the importance of protecting our open spaces provides reason for optimism.

Mangroves protect us against hurricanes and absorb more carbon than most other tropical forests. After years of deforestation and degradation, new mangrove reforestation initiatives give us something to be hopeful for.

The need to quickly reduce climate pollution demands a shift to efficient and electric vehicles. Why haven’t fuel efficiency standards slowed the rise of the XL super turbo heavy duty crew cab pickup?

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