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Clean Air and Water

Amid the federal government rollback of key environmental protections, states recently won a big victory with the EPA’s decision to move forward with implementing stricter...

Aug 21, 2017 Blog Post

The U.S. Department of Agriculture may soon approve commercial production of genetically modified eucalyptus trees in the U.S. The conversation around why we should embrace...

Aug 18, 2017 Blog Post

Repurposing balconies and bridges is part of a wider movement of “biophilic design,” which integrates nature and natural materials and forms into architecture and design...

Aug 10, 2017 Blog Post

Getting off fossil fuels will take some hard work. The good news is that as cities across the country begin implementing climate plans, knowing what...

Aug 9, 2017 Blog Post

Last week, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt unveiled an idea for a Top 10 list that is sure to create controversy: a new ranking intended to...

Aug 4, 2017 Blog Post
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

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
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
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

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