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Abundance of good things is a good thing. And a political agenda designed to get more good things to more people is a worthwhile aspiration. But achieving abundance alone won’t “solve all of America’s...

Americans drive a whole lot more than most other people in the world. That means more noise, more pollution and more deaths. Maybe it's time to rethink how we get around.

As the winter storm that hit Texas last February showed, our energy system is fragile, and when it fails lots of people suffer. But transitioning to renewable energy sources, strengthening the electric grid and enabling...

Want to buy complex, unregulated securities and investment products? There’s a super simple app for that.

Technology isn’t just solving our problems – it’s creating them. Encouraging young engineers to refocus their priorities on the issues that actually need solutions can make a world of difference.

Decades after he first issued them, Edward Abbey’s calls for the defense of America’s wilderness still feel uncomfortably relevant. As much as Abbey's work emphasizes the importance of legal protections against those who would plunder...

Superstores might be hard to miss, but they're hiding something on their roofs: huge potential for solar power. Building solar on America's 100,000 big box stores would cut energy use, reduce air pollution, fight global...

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PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” are widely used in consumer products that make our lives easier. These products that contain PFAS offer consumers convenience – but with a health risk most of us aren’t aware of...

California's proposed new policies would treat solar customers like contestants in a game of “pin the tail on the donkey” - creating so much uncertainty and confusion as to make it virtually impossible for Californians...

Cobalt supply shortages threaten to slow the progress towards a green energy future. Metals recycling can provide some relief, and, at the same time, teach us how to use our resources sustainably.

Buy now, pay later apps give consumers the flexibility of paying for purchases in installments, but that convenience comes at a cost. Besides being unregulated and full of fine print, these companies have one ultimate...

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As the calendar flips to 2022, the challenges facing America have rarely felt as stark. And yet, the past year - Frontier Group’s 25th - also brought new momentum in efforts for clean air,...

Is "Don't Look Up" the climate disaster story America needs to jolt us out of complacency? Or, by telling a familiar, Hollywood-friendly version of the climate change story, does it limit our ability to imagine...

Hoping to prop up their power markets, some states are looking to lure the next generation of energy hogs.

U.S. map with watersheds and slaughterhouse locations

To better understand the burden of slaughterhouse pollution in waterways across the U.S., Frontier Group and Environment America Research & Policy Center mapped the location of hundreds of industrial livestock and poultry slaughtering and processing...

Black Friday is the most profitable weekend of the year for big box stores - but the environmental cost should put them in the red.

President Biden committed to ending most financing of foreign fossil fuel projects, but real action on climate change will require a transformation of the relationship between the U.S. government and the fossil fuel industry at...

Americans have accumulated $1.44 trillion in auto debt, the highest level in history, according to new data released by the New York Federal Reserve Bank on Tuesday.

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Fifteen years ago, I broke my leg. I wore a cast for nine months, unable to walk, drive or, in the early months, even stand for very long. Though the experience of the broken leg...

The U.S. doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to decisive national climate policy. The states, on the other hand, are leading the way to victory.

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