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The new analysis shows that the Clean Fuel Standard is a winner for the Northeast, with the potential to reduce gasoline and diesel consumption by 12 to 29 percent and deliver net economic savings of...

It’s worth a moment to seek out the bright spots among the clouds … the signs that, despite what you see in the newspaper or on cable news, there’s still hope for our society and...

Government set the standard and companies competed in the free market to see who could meet the standard while delivering the greatest benefit for consumers. Time and again – from refrigerators to cars – government...

Here we are, in the midst of the worst recession since the Great One, at a time of high gas prices, when people are desperately in need of cheap, reliable transportation and are increasingly looking...

Yes, the private sector can bring capital and expertise to high-speed rail projects. But every high-speed rail public-private partnership in the world has required hefty public investment. There is no way that that investment will...

Frontier Group's latest report catalogs the many governments across the world that have taken action to reduce plastic bag pollution, setting a strong example for communities across the United States.

Oil is bad news. It's bad news for the economy, for our national security and for our environment. And as the easy-to-get-to oil is depleted in the U.S. and worldwide, the impact of oil consumption...

As time passes, we are increasingly coming to find out that many of the "reassuring" words from industry and governments worldwide in the wake of the Fukushima accident were just PR spin.

Those who believe there is a place for nuclear power in a climate protection strategy often suggest that there is room for both nuclear power and renewables in the low-carbon electric system of the future....

Today we know more about the scale of the nuclear disaster at Fukushima. The accident was worse than either the plant owner or the Japanese government admitted. The risk of further release of radioactive material...

The summertime “dead zones” that form in the nation’s major waterbodies have turned vibrant aquatic ecosystems into barren wastelands. Controlling the nutrient pollution that fuels these dead zones is a key component of water quality...

The Following the Money series of reports has helped create momentum for increased budget transparency in our state. I’ve even been told that the media coverage surrounding the release of the report resulted in a...

The experience in Maryland is more evidence that, when it comes to fighting global warming, developing comprehensive plans is important, but the nitty-gritty work of changing public policy to reduce emissions is much more challenging....

The paradigm shift that Roberts undertakes here is to envision building a renewable energy-based grid from the bottom up, rather than trying to pound the square pegs of solar and wind power into the round...

Not that long ago, consumers had to jump through numerous hoops to figure out how to install solar panels on their homes. Now, solar companies are investing their resources trying to sell their products to...

In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, Japan turns toward energy efficiency and renewable energy to power its future.

Evidence is rolling in from all quarters that Americans do not want more sprawl-style housing and will not demand it any time in the foreseeable future – unless they are left with no alternatives.

Frontier Group's latest report takes a closer look at the risks of drilling in and extracting gas from Pennsylvania's Marcellus shale -- and how close gas extraction sites are to vulnerable Pennsylvanians at day care...

When gas prices last spiked, in late 2008, I was hurting. At the time, I had a half-hour drive to work every day—no way around it. And so, as gas prices went up past $3,...

Predicting the future by drawing a straight line extrapolating past results isn’t good enough when billions of transportation dollars - and our nation's energy future - are at stake. We may not know everything about...

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