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Lessons From States' Efforts to Fund Open Space Protection

America’s natural places represent an important part of our national heritage, but millions of acres of land have been lost in recent years to sprawling...

Sep 26, 2008 Report
Opportunities for Coloradans to Save Energy And Money Through Efficient Home Heating

Coloradans are paying increasingly steep prices to heat their homes each winter. To help homeowners with their bills, Colorado should improve home heating energy efficiency....

Sep 26, 2008 Report
The Case for Auctioning Pollution Permits in the Western Climate Initiative

As Western states consider plans to reduce global warming pollution, a key question is whether the region will give away emission allowances created in any...

Sep 26, 2008 Report
Good Investments for Pennsylvania's Public Transit System

Pennsylvania has long spent more public resources on highways than on transit. While Pennsylvania’s highway system provides the Keystone State with increased mobility, the historic...

Sep 26, 2008 Report
Southwest Data Shows the Promise of Efficiency

Rapid population growth, excessive water consumption, water pollution, and years of drought have depleted the Southwest’s natural water reserves and put the region at greater...

Aug 26, 2008 Report
How Clean Energy Outperforms Nuclear Power in Delivering a Reliable, Safe and Affordable Supply of Electricity

Constellation Energy has announced plans to build a third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs, which the company says could provide a large amount of electricity...

Jul 26, 2008 Report
The Transportation Fuels That Can Help Reduce Global Warming

The growing threat of global warming, air and water pollution, and rising energy costs are a few of the many problems that result from our...

Jul 26, 2008 Report
Cutting-Edge Efforts to Curb Global Warming Pollution and the Lessons they Hold for America

The latest climate science suggests that the United States must make deep cuts in its emissions of global warming pollution – on the order of...

Jun 26, 2008 Report
How Spending on Unnecessary Treatments, Administrative Waste, and Overpriced Drugs Inflates the Cost of Health Care in California

California spends billions of health care dollars on unnecessary treatments and services, administrative waste, and overpriced, sometimes harmful, medications. Researchers, pundits and health care professionals...

Jun 22, 2008 Report
How the Clean Cars Program Will Reduce Global Warming Pollution in North Carolina

North Carolina could limit its contribution to global warming over the next 15 years by implementing policies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cars and...

May 26, 2008 Report

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