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If you're going to stop pollution, you first need to know that the pollution in question exists.

That's the impetus behind one of the most useful tools out there for working to improve the...

It’s been three weeks since we flipped the big red switch on the side of our house, allowing our family’s new solar panels to start feeding electricity into the grid. It’s been an eye-opening experience...

Perhaps the most sobering suggestion of the independent review is its indication that despite the dislocation of 90,000 people and widespread radioactive contamination of land, food and water, Japan was actually lucky that the Fukushima...

Last week we released a new report updating our previous research into the results of Ohio's 2008 Clean Energy Law. The report, based primarily on utility filings regarding 2010 performance at meeting the law's efficiency...

The report’s main finding – that four out of five Americans live in counties that have experienced federally declared, weather-related disasters since 2006 – shows that extreme weather has the ability to affect us all,...

If the DoE's projections are to be believed, carbon dioxide emissions in the United States effectively peaked in 2007 and will not surpass the 2007 emission level until at least 2035, even if we do...

In an era of high gasoline prices and limited transportation choices, the case for investment in passenger rail is clear. In some places, true high-speed rail is the answer. But in others, simply getting the...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has unveiled a great new tool for learning more about specific sources of global warming pollution, such as power plants, refineries and landfills. EPA’s GHGData tool increases the transparency and...

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, of which we are rapidly producing the one year anniversary, produced a blizzard of headlines. The news was full of new attempts to bring reactors back under control,...

Our latest report tracks the progress of California's cities in transforming their energy infrastructure with solar photovoltaic power.

Let’s hope that the growing realization of the “sea change” in Americans’ driving behavior is followed by a more vigorous debate about how to retool transportation policy to provide the alternatives that Americans increasingly want...

Washington state debuted its online checkbook last week, joining the Transparency 2.0 movement and giving Evergreen Staters the ability to monitor many aspects of government spending.

In the last ten years, the threat of toxic pollution from uranium mining has rapidly encroached upon the Grand Canyon, one of our greatest national treasures. Fortunately, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has just announced that...

The solar industry was the nation’s fastest-growing industry in 2010 and appears poised for continued growth … so long as the policy support that has helped nurture the industry in places like California remains intact....

In Maryland, the Public Service Commission (PSC) has just moved to get one of the country’s most ambitious energy efficiency programs back on track.

Maryland produces roughly 300 million chickens annually, more than 50 chickens per Maryland resident. Those chickens produce hundreds of thousands of tons of manure and waste each year. If those 300 million chickens were raised...

From city halls to Capitol Hill, Frontier Group’s research lent critical support to campaigns on issues ranging from government accountability to global warming, while also helping to lay the factual and intellectual foundation for even...

At a time when people were hungry for any credible information about what was happening at Fukushima, the reassuring words of a Ph.D. associated with a major research university appeared to fill that gap.

At the turn of the 21st century, Houston’s leaders are working to secure the city’s continued global energy leadership by tapping a new resource: clean energy.

A great television news clip covers our recent report on California's progress toward building a million solar roofs.

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