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Measuring the Benefits of Rooftop Solar Power

To help develop smart public policy around solar energy, many public utilities commissions, utilities and other organizations have conducted or sponsored “value-of-solar” studies that attempt...

Jul 11, 2019 Report

Waste from e-cigs is a new problem, but it is no different than many other disposable products that have come onto the market. And there...

Jun 24, 2019 Blog Post

The evidence is clear. So why the disconnect between the climate change-fighting rhetoric of political leaders and their continued love for big highway widening projects?...

Jun 21, 2019 Blog Post

It seems straightforward that we shouldn’t build infrastructure that will make us miserable. But that’s just what many currently proposed highway projects will do, by...

Jun 18, 2019 Blog Post
Big Projects. Bigger Price Tags. Limited Benefits.

Year after year, state and local governments propose billions of dollars’ worth of new and expanded highways that often do little to reduce congestion or...

Jun 17, 2019 Report

The U.S. landfills and incinerates enough organic material each year to fill a line of 18-wheelers stretching from New York City to Los Angeles –...

Jun 13, 2019 Blog Post
A Path to Eliminate Waste, Revitalize Soil and Tackle Global Warming

Communities across the U.S. – from rural towns to big cities – are increasingly adopting composting programs to cut the amount of waste they pay...

Jun 13, 2019 Report

When I first started hearing about efforts to ban single use plastic bags – the kind at the grocery store check-out – I admit I...

Jun 11, 2019 Blog Post

Large public research universities, small liberal arts colleges and community colleges alike, from every corner of the country, are turning to renewable energy to reduce...

May 28, 2019 Blog Post

In 2013, more than 550,000 Oregonians lacked health insurance. By 2017, thanks to the federal Affordable Care Act, that number had fallen by more than...

May 21, 2019 Blog Post

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