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Americans use 4 times more toilet paper than the global average. Producing it puts a global carbon sink at risk.

Apr 24, 2020 Blog Post

As the pandemic continues, and especially as it winds down, it will be critical for policy-makers to keep their eyes open to changes happening on...

Apr 20, 2020 Blog Post

The emergency caused by COVID-19 should not lead us to rush to complete the build-out of highway projects that were bad ideas in the first...

Apr 15, 2020 Blog Post

The concept of “flattening the curve” isn’t just applicable to the management of a deadly pandemic – it also brings insights for how we might...

Mar 24, 2020 Blog Post

Like incandescent light bulbs and the coal-fired power plants, the internal combustion engines that power our cars and trucks are woefully inefficient - and major...

Mar 4, 2020 Blog Post
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Three Strategies to Transform Transportation in America

In the U.S., transportation is climate enemy number one. America’s transportation system produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other sector of our economy and,...

Feb 25, 2020 Report

When my husband and I decided to move from Baltimore to northern California when our son was two years old, we weren’t thinking about air...

Feb 24, 2020 Blog Post
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The Doomsday Clock works as a metaphor for the threat of nuclear destruction because nuclear weapons could feasibly wreak worldwide destruction in seconds, and the...

Feb 17, 2020 Blog Post

In Boston, a city overflowing with cars, and with a transit system that feels increasingly decrepit, a massive new development project is taking place at...

Jan 27, 2020 Blog Post

At a time when climate change threatens our future, the United States continues to spend four dollars expanding the highway network for every dollar it...

Jan 21, 2020 Blog Post

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