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The Science, The Forecast, and the Impacts on America

Patterns of extreme weather are changing in the United States, and climate science predicts that further changes are in store. Global Warming and Extreme Weather...

Sep 15, 2010 Report

At its core, the debate is about whether we as a society care to lift a finger to protect our kids (and their kids) from...

Sep 8, 2010 Blog Post

With more local and state governments finding themselves in budget trouble, look for more of these sketchy asset privatization deals in which governments sell off...

Aug 25, 2010 Blog Post

"We're looking at a crisis of cataclysmic proportions," said Charles Hartsell, an environmental scientist at Tufts University. "In a matter of days, this oil may...

Aug 12, 2010 Blog Post

It is critical that our nation’s future transportation investment decisions not be driven by “unfrozen” policies from a very different time, nor inaccurate notions about...

Aug 6, 2010 Blog Post

Late last week we learned that the U.S. Senate will not be considering comprehensive climate legislation before the November elections. Over the weekend, those of...

Jul 26, 2010 Blog Post

The thing about environmental disasters is that they have a way of making their impacts felt in insidious, unpredictable ways – often far into the...

Jul 2, 2010 Blog Post

High-speed rail is no panacea, but it is a powerful tool that has been used to positive effect elsewhere in the world.

Jun 29, 2010 Blog Post

America will get off oil one way or another. We will either do it the “easy” way – by making gradual changes in behavior and...

Jun 22, 2010 Blog Post
The Benefits of High-Speed Rail Around the World and What's in Store for California

As California moves toward construction of a new high-speed rail network, the state has much to learn from experiences abroad. High-speed rail lines have operated...

Jun 16, 2010 Report

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