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A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future

Renewables on the Rise asseses the growth of five key clean energy technologies over the last decade, and finds that clean energy is sweeping...

Jul 25, 2017 Report

Getting people out of cars and onto their feet, bikes and transit necessitates creating a safe and convenient multi-modal transportation network. At the ground level,...

Jul 21, 2017 Blog Post
Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air?

Despite decades of progress under the Clean Air Act, Americans across the country continue to breathe unhealthy air, leading to increased risk of premature death,...

Apr 6, 2017 Report

Millions of Americans regularly breathe polluted air. Communities in 49 states, plus Washington, D.C., experienced elevated levels of smog pollution in 2015, and every state...

Apr 6, 2017 Blog Post
How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power in America

Solar energy is booming in America and cities are leading the way. This development is happening the fastest, not necessarily in cities with the most...

Apr 4, 2017 Report

Our new report with Environment America, Doubling Down on Climate Progress: The Benefits of a Stronger Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative , explores what RGGI has...

Mar 29, 2017 Blog Post
The Benefits of a Stronger Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is the nation’s first multi-state climate policy to cut dangerous carbon dioxide pollution from power plants and generate...

Mar 29, 2017 Report

Even when drilling companies follow all the rules, fracking is a dirty and dangerous activity. Yet drilling companies also regularly violate laws and regulations...

Mar 28, 2017 Blog Post
Oil and Gas Industry Environmental Violations in Pennsylvania

Even when drillers follow all the rules, fracking is a dirty and dangerous activity. Yet drilling companies also regularly violate laws and regulations meant to...

Mar 28, 2017 Report

Relying on me – an ordinary consumer with little detailed understanding of food production and virtually no information – to use my decision-making power to...

Mar 17, 2017 Blog Post

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