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Blocking the Sun documents 20 fossil fuel-backed groups and electric utilities running some of the nation’s most aggressive campaigns to slow the growth of solar energy in 12 states. A national network of utility...

North Atlantic right whale populations are plummeting. The critically endangered species had a population of just 451 in 2016 and so far in 2017, 16 whales have died and there have been only five known...

November 7 is election day in the U.S this year. On November 6, the European Union is holding a vote of their own. That’s the deadline for representatives from their 28 member countries to decide...

This month, the world’s first utility-scale floating wind turbines started spinning off the coast of Scotland. These new turbines have a key difference from the 4,000 or so offshore turbines that have been installed around...

On September 20, Category 4 Hurricane Maria whipped Puerto Rico with winds traveling at 155 miles per hour, just two miles per hour short of a Category 5 storm. Over the next three days, catastrophic...

President Trump’s tax plan, released in September, includes a promise to simplify the tax code. The U.S. tax system is uniquely complex with its plentiful loopholes, deductions and exemptions, laid out in a document as...

Austin, Texas, is experiencing among the fastest population and economic growth in the country. Austin’s dynamic growth has brought benefits to many, lowering unemployment and poverty rates and making the city an attractive destination for...

To encourage patients to purchase their name-brand drugs instead of generic versions, pharmaceutical companies sometimes offer coupons that reduce the patient’s copayment for the brand-name drug below the copayment for the generic drug. Patients choose...

I live in Santa Rosa, not far from several of the fires that have been burning in Sonoma County. This past week, the official measurements of air quality – data from air quality monitoring stations...

Although the classic novella A River Runs Through It was set on the Blackfoot River, a 1992 movie adaptation had to be filmed on the Gallatin River because the Blackfoot was too polluted. In the...

If driving around in a vehicle with dangerous, defective parts is something you’d like to avoid, then next time you’re buying a used car – look out. Because the reality is that many used cars...

The findings of our new report, Older Consumers in the Financial Marketplace, suggest that mistreatment of older consumers by financial companies is widespread – but also that older consumers would be worse off, and more...

The documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret , first released in 2014 and re-released on Netflix a year later, highlights an issue I care deeply about – the climate impact of animal agriculture – but does...

As the nation continues to focus on the situation in Flint, another case of contaminated drinking water has emerged in Michigan, this time in a town just north of Grand Rapids. Wolverine World Wide, a...

The Gulf Coast Power Association is an energy group with a diverse list of members from Shell to SolarCity. At their fall conference in Austin earlier this month, Texas A&M climatologist John Neilsen-Gammon presented on...

Handing over the keys to the automakers hasn’t worked to maximize safety before, and it likely won’t work this time either.

America’s institutions of higher education can play a leadership role in the fight to prevent the worst impacts of global warming by setting a goal to meet all their energy needs with clean renewable resources....

Frontier Group has created a map of Superfund sites in Puerto Rico. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, some of these sites may pose a risk to human health and the environment.

In early September, my personal information - Social Security number, birthdate, address - and that of 143 million other users, was compromised in the Equifax security breach. This has been the icing on...

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