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A need to connect with nature is hardwired into us as human beings. As we march towards an increasingly urbanized future, the task of forging the right relationship between the built environment and the natural...

A look back at some of our favorite charts, maps and graphics from the last 25 years, and the role they played in the environmental policy conversation.

Rooftop solar is an important tool to cut carbon emissions, reduce air pollution and transition away from fossil fuels. Americans overwhelmingly support it, but still there are utilities and fossil fuel interest groups fighting against...

Fifteen years ago, a clean energy revolution was just starting to take shape. Frontier Group research helped the public and decision-makers to understand the possibilities, and embrace the promise of a future built on renewable...

Industrial facilities across the country emit toxic air pollution that can affect the health of nearby residents. Here's a guide on how to find out if your community is at risk, using the EPA's Toxic...

A look back at Frontier Group's research on consumer complaints about predatory banks, lenders and other financial companies, and our work defending the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from attempts to weaken or dismantle it.

Frontier Group's work to highlight the nation's most absurd, wasteful and damaging highway projects -- and how that effort has contributed to a changing national transportation conversation.

Burning fossil fuels in order to move around is both dangerous and destructive. Luckily, electric vehicles are a great alternative with a host of benefits – including that they're quiet. In May, we wrote two...

In the winter of 2000-2001, millions of California homes went dark as manipulation of California’s deregulated electricity market created rolling blackouts and bankrupted a utility. It also set the stage for a clean energy revolution...

Acknowledging that vehicle travel is not destined to continue growing rapidly forever – and, more audaciously, suggesting that a new generation of Americans might prefer less car-dominated lives – can drive policymakers and the public...

Why are there suddenly so many ticks everywhere? One big factor is climate change, which is likely to keep making the problems of ticks and the diseases they carry worse. That's only one impact of...

Beginning our look back at 25 years of Frontier Group: the research we've produced, and the partnerships and people that made it all possible.

As the pandemic nears its end and we start heading out into the world, will we go back to how things used to be, or will we take this opportunity to build a new normal?...

“Change” is often seen as synonymous with “sacrifice,” especially where the environment is concerned. But sometimes giving things up is no sacrifice at all. There are some fossil fuel-intensive activities that make us absolutely miserable....

Thirteen states have joined the ZEV program, cleaning the air while accelerating deployment of zero-emission vehicles. Who’s next?

How, in the middle of a climate crisis, does it make sense to make driving artificially cheap by refusing to charge drivers the full cost it imposes on society? And how can subsidizing driving be...

Traffic noise isn’t just annoying – it’s damaging to our health. Electric vehicles can help.

Geothermal energy holds enormous promise for decarbonization. A recent National Renewable Energy Laboratory webinar gave me insight into why that is.

How can U.S. communities secure cheaper, cleaner electricity for their residents? Community bulk power can help.

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