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The buses on the road today are already helping fight global warming, as they allow millions of people to get around without a car. Once electrified, buses become a superhero of clean energy tech —...

Testing failures led to the widespread COVID-19 transmission. New, recently approved technology may finally help get outbreaks under control.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Americans to substitute virtual interactions for many things we’d rather do in-person. Expanded access to telemedicine is one change precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic that has changed our health care...

In today’s deeply polarized political landscape it’s hard to find issues that Americans agree on. But a bipartisan recognition of the importance of protecting our open spaces provides reason for optimism.

Mangroves protect us against hurricanes and absorb more carbon than most other tropical forests. After years of deforestation and degradation, new mangrove reforestation initiatives give us something to be hopeful for.

The need to quickly reduce climate pollution demands a shift to efficient and electric vehicles. Why haven’t fuel efficiency standards slowed the rise of the XL super turbo heavy duty crew cab pickup?

To keep swimmers safe, communities across the country have undertaken efforts to tackle pollution at beaches. Community efforts to reduce pollution have included investing in green infrastructure, improving sewage systems, and stopping pollution at its...

As America faces the climate crisis, it is good to know that many of the nation’s leading colleges are taking their responsibility to build a cleaner future seriously.

Recent updates on Frontier Group efforts to respond to the coronavirus crisis.

The changes in America’s production of waste during COVID give us an opportunity to reevaluate the waste problem in our country as a whole and develop effective strategies that protect our environment.

Electrification is a critical strategy for ending the direct use of fossil fuels for space and water heating, cooking and other commercial and residentail functions. A new report, written in collaboration with the Policy Program...

From mass extinctions to super storms and melting ice caps, the world is in the midst of interlocking crises of climate change and loss of biodiversity that seem complicated and intractable. But what if there...

Yesterday we released the 2020 edition of our report Safe for Swimming? , which finds that, all too often, there are unsafe levels of pollution at our beaches. But the report also shows something positive:...

Many people have been staying home during COVID-19, forgoing travel of all kinds for work and pleasure. And that has had a big impact on greenhouse gas emissions. But it hasn’t changed the fact that...

The emergence of clear skies in L.A. and elsewhere has been one of the few welcome side effects of the COVID era, which raises the question: Does the end of the pandemic -- whenever it...

Over the last four months, while the COVID pandemic has occupied the forefront of the American public’s consciousness, the Trump administration has indefinitely suspended a series of EPA regulatory activities and undone a collection of...

Many plans for building new highways are absurd. But do we miss something important by limiting our conversation about “highway boondoggles” to new highway capacity?

Millions of Americans are facing financial hardships due to COVID-19. Taking lessons from the past and investing in energy efficiency can play a part in alleviating financial stress while also working towards a more sustainable...

Several recent studies have suggested that air pollution may make COVID-19 infections more severe. These findings fit with previous research documenting how air pollution damages our bodies and makes us more vulnerable to infectious...

Mortgage servicers failed Americans during the last recession. And if early data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is any indication, history may well be on its way to repeating.

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