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What can the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database tell us about the tricks and scams faced by consumers buying or leasing a vehicle? And what can...

Oct 22, 2020 Blog Post
A decade of progress toward a clean energy future

Clean energy is sweeping across America. Today, America produces almost four times as much renewable electricity from the sun and wind as it did in...

Oct 21, 2020 Report

COVID-19 has led to unprecedented food waste and breakdowns in supply chains, but innovative solutions at the local, state, and federal levels show us a...

Oct 20, 2020 Blog Post

Solar panels have a major role in the transition from an extractive, polluting economy to a sustainable one. Planning ahead for how to dispose of...

Oct 16, 2020 Blog Post
Pandemic worsens existing consumer problems with car buying in CFPB data

Financing the purchase of a car is a minefield for consumers at even the best of times. Tricks and traps in the auto marketplace can...

Oct 12, 2020 Report

Americans cooking at home these days are putting a higher value on good food. Europeans love quality food and support strong food safety rules. We...

Sep 25, 2020 Blog Post

The clothing industry is responsible for a huge carbon footprint. Rather than contributing to the problem, we as consumers can be a part of the...

Sep 24, 2020 Blog Post

What happens when policymakers prioritize highway ribbon cutting ceremonies over repairs to critical infrastructure?

Sep 22, 2020 Blog Post

Plastic waste sits in landfills, cities, and forests. It breaks down into microplastics that fill the ocean, accumulate in wildlife, and cause health problems in...

Sep 15, 2020 Blog Post

Decarbonizing our energy production, transportation system and industrial sector would accomplish most of America's climate goals. And most Americans want federal action on the environment....

Sep 11, 2020 Blog Post

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