Wasting our Waterways
More and better testing would protect us from chemical threats
California has even more potential to flex our power
More driving doesn’t make America better off
Gasoline prices are setting records. But what about gasoline bills?
Gasoline prices are scary to look at, but drivers are using their cars less and driving more efficient vehicles, helping mitigate some pain at the pump.
What is the cost of our clothes?
Your polyester clothes might be trendy, but the fashion industry's reliance on plastic is becoming increasingly unsustainable and even dangerous - both for the environment and human health.
Buying a car should be less confusing. The FTC can help.
When buying a car, it’s easy to wind up spending thousands more than you intended, especially if you’re at a dealership with tricks up its sleeve. But thanks to a new proposal from the Federal Trade Comission, buying a car may be about to get a lot easier.
Methane Gas Leaks
Methane gas - often known as natural gas - has been heating American homes for more than a century, and for over a century it has been prone to leaks that put public health, safety and the environment at risk. Federal data shows that a serious gas pipeline incident occurs somewhere in the U.S. every 40 hours on average. With electric alternatives to gas heating and appliances now available, it's clear that gas has no place in a modern clean energy system.
As Uber wanes, a new life for carsharing?
New and exciting models of carsharing are emerging that have the potential to live up to much of the mode’s initial promise, while also serving as a vanguard for America’s transition to electric vehicles.