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Highway money may not be fungible, but political capital is – and every moment local officials spend trying to secure funding for new highways is...

Mar 27, 2017 Blog Post

Promising a lifestyle that is impossible to deliver – and that in many ways was never all it was cracked up to be – is...

Mar 6, 2017 Blog Post

Public lands are critical environmental resources. They help to preserve ecosystems that may not find protection otherwise, and serve as field laboratories for scientists, vacation...

Dec 14, 2016 Blog Post

America’s agricultural system increasingly produces unhealthy food at significant cost to our environment and our health. These costs are paid by eaters and taxpayers –...

Dec 6, 2016 Blog Post

Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and rapidly changing as a result. What this change looks like will largely depend...

Sep 16, 2016 Blog Post

The history of urban policy over the last century suggests that the words we use to describe our city neighborhoods matter – a lot.

Sep 7, 2016 Blog Post

This weekend, for my son’s birthday party, we invited a handful of his friends to meet us in downtown Santa Rosa for a movie and...

Feb 1, 2016 Blog Post
The Environmental Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing on Land Owned by the University of Texas System

As the state’s flagship educational institution and a significant landholder, the University of Texas has a particular responsibility to protect the environment, Texas’ special places...

Sep 8, 2015 Report

Since its launch in 2011, FracFocus, a government- and industry-funded website, has been the only place where Americans could learn the details about chemicals and...

Jul 2, 2015 Blog Post

Earlier this month, Bill Gates made headlines around the world by drinking a glass of water. Five minutes beforehand, it had been human sewage.

Jan 29, 2015 Blog Post

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