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We’re surrounded by advertising. Every day, we see billboards, TV ads, advertisements in magazines, and corporate sponsors at all sorts of events. Much of the time we don’t notice these ads, much less think about...

In The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs argues that there are two kinds of people in the world: “foot people” and “car people”. As a "foot person" who managed to reach...

For the release of The True Value of Solar, co-authors Gideon Weissman and Emma Searson were joined by Karl R. Rábago, Executive Director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center, to discuss the report and...

As Tropical Storm Barry bears down on the Louisiana coast, Environment America, U.S. PIRG and Frontier Group -- all part of the Public Interest Network -- are sharing information that will help your readers and...

Waste from e-cigs is a new problem, but it is no different than many other disposable products that have come onto the market. And there is a powerful, proven solution: requiring those who purchase e-cig...

The evidence is clear. So why the disconnect between the climate change-fighting rhetoric of political leaders and their continued love for big highway widening projects?

It seems straightforward that we shouldn’t build infrastructure that will make us miserable. But that’s just what many currently proposed highway projects will do, by creating more traffic and more pollution, and destroying places where...

The U.S. landfills and incinerates enough organic material each year to fill a line of 18-wheelers stretching from New York City to Los Angeles – ten times. Imagine if every community treated that material as...

When I first started hearing about efforts to ban single use plastic bags – the kind at the grocery store check-out – I admit I thought it was a bit of a silly idea. Sure,...

Large public research universities, small liberal arts colleges and community colleges alike, from every corner of the country, are turning to renewable energy to reduce their emissions, attract students, provide training and research opportunities, and...

In 2013, more than 550,000 Oregonians lacked health insurance. By 2017, thanks to the federal Affordable Care Act, that number had fallen by more than half. Recent changes by the federal government threaten to undermine...

Too often, infrastructure policy seems to be driven by short-term priorities – getting projects underway, creating jobs, or squeezing out another couple decimal points of growth in GDP. The reality, however, is that the projects...

Electric vehicles (EVs) offer many benefits for California, including cleaner air and the opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This infographic, from Frontier Group's 2019 report Ready to Charge , lays out the cumbersome steps...

Testimony of R.J. Cross, Frontier Group policy analyst, at a hearing on examining discrimination in the automobile loan and insurance industries before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Oversight and...

In case you missed it: Frontier Group's April newsletter with details on our latest solar cities research, new findings on student bank fees, our report on how to make life easier for electric vehicle owners,...

Across the country, thousands of miles of waterways are threatened by at least one of five major potential sources of contamination: coal ash pits, oil pipelines and trains, fracking wastewater pits, animal waste lagoons, and...

By incorporating shared options into cities’ transportation networks, people will have more opportunities to meet their needs without driving solo in a personal car, freeing up street space, reducing emissions, and expanding access to the...

As cities look for solutions to tackle climate change, air pollution, traffic and pedestrian deaths, they should move the cars causing those problems out of the way and let the buses through.

The United States is home to beautiful beaches and ecologically crucial coastal areas, where waters abound with marine life and one-of-akind ecosystems. Two new factsheets describe new threats that our oceans face - new offshore...

Cities across the U.S. are grappling with accommodating the housing needs of their growing and changing populations, a process complicated by the increasing scarcity of affordable housing. What could be a recipe for disaster has...

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