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The Case Against the Use of Offsets in a Regional Power Sector Cap-and-Trade Program

A group of northeastern states have joined together in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to limit emissions of carbon dioxide from power plants in...

Sep 26, 2004 Report
Priority Policies for Reducing Rhode Island's Contribution to Global Warming

In 2001, the governors of the six New England states made an historic commitment to reduce their region’s emissions of global warming pollution. Rhode Island...

Aug 26, 2004 Report
The Potential Role of Hydrogen in Achieving a Clean, Sustainable Transportation System

The use of hydrogen as a fuel for cars and trucks has been touted as an environmentally responsible way to end America’s dependence on foreign...

Aug 26, 2004 Report
Cutting Health-Threatening Air Pollution 50% by 2010

Despite progress made over the past several decades, California continues to have the worst air quality in the nation. During his campaign for governor in...

Aug 26, 2004 Report
A Conversation with the Experts

A growing number of Maryland’s citizens have come to recognize the true costs of the poorly planned, widely-dispersed development that is characteristic of sprawl—sprawl that...

Jul 26, 2004 Report
Policy Options to Reduce Maine's Contribution to Global Warming

In 2001, the governors of the six New England states made an historic commitment to reduce their region’s emissions of global warming pollution. A Blueprint...

Jul 26, 2004 Report
The Benefits of Today's Advanced-Technology Vehicles for Maryland

Despite tighter automobile emission standards over the past three decades, many states continue to face significant automobile-related air pollution problems. <i>Ready to Roll: The Benefits...

Jul 1, 2004 Report
Chemical Exposures and Increases in Developmental Disease

Problems like premature birth; male genital defects; learning, attention, and emotional disturbances; early puberty; obesity; and low sperm quality have been increasing in California and...

Jun 26, 2004 Report
How Preserving North Carolina's Natural Heritage Benefits Our Economy and Quality of Life

In the past, conventional wisdom held that open space purchases, while offering important social benefits, drained local government finances and did not contribute to economic...

Jun 26, 2004 Report
Assuring Affordability, Reliability, Accountability, and Balance After a Decade of Restructuring

The restructuring of the electric industry during the 1990s was touted as a way to reduce costs for consumers and promote innovation and competition. But,...

Jun 26, 2004 Report

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