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The most rational choice for the federal government would be to shift resources away from new highway projects toward initiatives to repair existing highways, expand access to transit and passenger rail, and create new transportation...

Many college towns have long been bastions of bike travel, but the dramatic increase in bike commuting in many of those towns suggests that there is still room to grow, and that efforts to promote...

In 2012, Frontier Group helped citizens and decision-makers react to rapidly shifting circumstances. Our work this year put us at the cutting edge of debates that will shape America’s future.

Four years ago, the work of reforming the American health care system to provide affordable, quality health care to more Americans hadn’t started. Today, thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), it...

It is the startling magnitude of the decline in driving among young people, however, that adds the greatest number of “known unknowns” to the mix.

Generating electricity from wind doesn’t produce global warming pollution, add to air pollution or consume water—a sharp contrast with generating electricity at coal and natural gas power plants. Wind Power for a Cleaner America tallies...

Each order for a cheesesteak, french fries, or funnel cake adds to the Northeast’s fuel supply, thanks to the innovative work by companies such as Tri-State Biodiesel. The New York-based company collects 250,000 gallons of...

According to a new report by the International Energy Agency, which monitors fossil fuel production in industrialized nations, the United States could become the world's top oil-producing nation by 2020, thanks to new technologies such...

The Obama Administration rightly prioritized prevention as a key strategy to reduce health care costs within the Affordable Care Act. However, prevention needs to extend beyond the confines of the health care system. Reducing our...

You go to a climate crisis with the politicians and political system you have, not the ones you need. So if we are serious about moving the United States forward in addressing global warming in...

What you see on the cable news channels today is what we are increasingly likely to get in a warming world.

Transitioning the world’s largest economy from fossil fuels to clean energy requires time, money and – yes – the taking of risks. But the potential benefits for our health, our environment, and future generations are...

Leinberger says that, when it comes to walkable development, “[w]hat was perceived as a niche market is becoming the market.” The potential of that market to develop, however, will be limited unless the nation can...

Frontier Group added new information and perspectives this summer to debates on issues ranging from global warming to health care to land conservation, capturing the attention of decision-makers and the media and forwarding efforts to...

The Obama administration yesterday announced new fuel economy and global warming standards for cars and light trucks. By 2025, new passenger vehicles will average 54.5 miles per gallon and global warming emissions will be dramatically...

The great irony is that energy efficiency policies – many of them similar to those proposed by Romney in his earlier incarnation – are playing an important role in stabilizing energy demand and reducing emissions...

If the United States were more like Germany, we would be generating as much as a third of our daily electricity needs from the sun on a typical summer day. We could do this with...

Kudos to the state of Iowa for using a “clawback” provision in its economic development subsidies. Iowa, like many states, gives subsidies to businesses to relocate or expand in the state. In exchange for such...

The London Olympic security debacle serves as a good reminder of the dangers of privatizing public services.

The recent NOAA/Met Office report points – I hope – toward another change, in which climate scientists use the tools at their disposal to answer the questions that are important to people as they confront...

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