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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
Doomsday clock

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

The technology to transition to 100 percent electric buildings exists today, though strong public policies will be needed to make the switch in time to...

Dec 23, 2019 Blog Post
How to Repower Where We Live, Work and Learn with Clean Energy

America can and must move toward meeting our energy needs with 100 percent renewable energy. Getting there will require that we end the burning of...

Dec 19, 2019 Report
Lessons from Cities Pioneering Clean Transportation

Electric buses deliver important health and environmental benefits. Early adopters, however, have had to overcome technological and economic hurdles. Case studies from six electric bus...

Oct 10, 2019 Report

The Trump administration has announced that it will revoke California’s ability to set strong global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks. To understand...

Sep 19, 2019 Blog Post

Last month the city of Berkeley, California, banned natural gas infrastructure from new buildings. The most obvious reason for the ordinance is enough to justify...

Aug 19, 2019 Blog Post

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