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How Global Warming Could Change Natural Wisconsin

Wisconsin residents have a strong connection with the outdoors. Global warming, however, threatens many of the natural landscapes and outdoor activities that Wisconsin residents hold...

May 26, 2007 Report
Local Impacts of Global Warming in New Jersey

Global warming poses a serious threat to the future of New Jersey’s environment, economy, and the health and welfare of its citizens. As explored in...

May 26, 2007 Report
A Clean Energy Strategy for Replacing the Oyster Creek and Salem Nuclear Plants

New Jersey’s electricity grid faces increasing strains from rising demand. At the same time, three of the state’s four nuclear reactors – located at the...

May 26, 2007 Report
How Out-of-District Fundraising Weakens Democracy in North Carolina

Out-of-district financial contributions from special interests and wealthy individuals undermine democracy in North Carolina by reducing the influence of citizens who live in a candidate’s...

Apr 26, 2007 Report
How California Can Reduce Its Dependence on Natural Gas

Solar hot water systems capture energy from the sun to heat water for homes and businesses, thereby displacing the use of natural gas, or in...

Apr 26, 2007 Report
Why Maryland Can't Afford a Nuclear Reactor

Constellation Energy has proposed building a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Maryland. The High Cost of Nuclear Power shows that...

Mar 26, 2007 Report
Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution with Energy Efficiency and Renewable Electric Power

Michigan is facing serious choices about the future of its electricity system. With a growing demand for electricity, the state is considering building new coal-fired...

Feb 26, 2007 Report
How Safer Alternatives Can Reduce Our Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

Connecticut citizens are exposed to thousands of harmful toxic chemicals in the course of daily life. However, unlike pharmaceutical drugs, most of these chemicals have...

Feb 26, 2007 Report
Creating Jobs and Economic Growth with Renewable Energy

In November 2004, the citizens of Colorado became the first in the nation to vote on and pass a statewide renewable energy requirement. Xcel Energy,...

Feb 15, 2007 Report
Policy Options to Reduce Illinois' Contribution to Global Warming

Global warming poses a serious threat to Illinois’ future. Significant action is needed if Illinois is going to do its share to prevent the worst...

Jan 26, 2007 Report

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