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Plans for new logging in one of the world’s last remaining temperate rainforests are a disaster for Alaska and the global climate.

Sep 10, 2019 Blog Post

Waste from e-cigs is a new problem, but it is no different than many other disposable products that have come onto the market. And there...

Jun 24, 2019 Blog Post
A Path to Eliminate Waste, Revitalize Soil and Tackle Global Warming

Communities across the U.S. – from rural towns to big cities – are increasingly adopting composting programs to cut the amount of waste they pay...

Jun 13, 2019 Report

When I first started hearing about efforts to ban single use plastic bags – the kind at the grocery store check-out – I admit I...

Jun 11, 2019 Blog Post

Too often, infrastructure policy seems to be driven by short-term priorities – getting projects underway, creating jobs, or squeezing out another couple decimal points of...

May 15, 2019 Blog Post

Across the country, thousands of miles of waterways are threatened by at least one of five major potential sources of contamination: coal ash pits, oil...

Apr 16, 2019 Blog Post

The United States is home to beautiful beaches and ecologically crucial coastal areas, where waters abound with marine life and one-of-akind ecosystems. Two new factsheets...

Apr 15, 2019 Blog Post

Cities across the U.S. are grappling with accommodating the housing needs of their growing and changing populations, a process complicated by the increasing scarcity of...

Apr 12, 2019 Blog Post

In 2018, the U.S. and world woke up to many of the problems created by trash, as well as new opportunities to eliminate it. In...

Dec 21, 2018 Blog Post

Soon after the Trump administration took office in 2017, it launched an assault on our lands, oceans and vulnerable species. But if 2017 was the...

Dec 11, 2018 Blog Post

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