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Solar Power's Role in a Clean Energy Future

Solar power is a real energy option for North Carolina, blessed with sunlight on nearly 250 days per year. North Carolinians have already started tapping...

Nov 26, 2009 Report

The private operators of Chicago's parking meter system are bringing in $1.1 million in revenue every week. That's a lot of quarters. So many, in...

Nov 23, 2009 Blog Post
A Source of Clean, Reliable, Affordable Electricity for Maryland's Future

The wind blowing over the ocean along Maryland's coast is a vast, untapped energy resource. Capturing just a fraction of this resource can help to...

Nov 22, 2009 Report
How Building Nuclear Power Plants Would Set America Back in the Race Against Global Warming

The nuclear industry has worked tirelessly over the last decade to position itself as a solution to global warming. However, Generating Failure concludes that nuclear...

Nov 15, 2009 Report

The continued degradation of America’s waterways by industrial pollution – and the unwillingness of the state and federal governments to take the necessary action to...

Nov 9, 2009 Blog Post
Good for the Public’s Health and Safe for the Bottom Line

There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke, the third leading cause of preventable death in America. In 2005, the state of Georgia...

Oct 26, 2009 Report
Why Americans Can't Afford to Depend on Dirty Energy

America’s dependence on fossil fuels is costly – both in terms of up-front costs and in the negative economic and environmental side-effects of fossil fuel...

Jun 26, 2009 Report
How Texas Can Reduce Pollution, Save Energy and Cut Costs with Efficient Solar Homes

Texas can reduce its dependence on dirty, dangerous and expensive fossil fuels by adopting new, high performance home designs. Using energy-efficient technology and small-scale solar...

Oct 26, 2009 Report
The Case for Conservation

Oregon’s ocean ecosystems are deeply stressed by fishing and other human activities that pose challenges to the coastal ecosystems that sustain seabirds, mammals, fish and...

Oct 16, 2009 Report
Online Tools for Better Government

The ability to see how government uses the public purse is fundamental to democracy. Budget transparency checks corruption, bolsters public confidence in government, and promotes...

Oct 16, 2009 Report

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