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Broken pipelines, dirty refineries and the pollution impacts of energy infrastructure

The Trump administration has proposed opening much of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans off the U.S. coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. The...

Dec 4, 2019 Report

The experience of six "early adopters" shows that electric buses can be reliable, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective replacements for diesel vehicles.

Nov 1, 2019 Blog Post

The United States isn’t China or Norway, but their experiences show us that it is possible to transition away from fossil fuel-powered cars faster, and...

Oct 25, 2019 Blog Post

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) – the nation’s energy data and analysis agency – predicted a dim future for solar photovoltaic electricity. They were...

Oct 17, 2019 Blog Post

Concern about the Trump administration's proposed rollback of methane rules shouldn’t distract us from the fundamental, ugly truth about natural gas: Even if it were...

Aug 29, 2019 Blog Post

Sometimes it might seem as though we need to scrap it all and start over. But while much of America’s current infrastructure is environmentally threatening...

Aug 22, 2019 Blog Post
A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future

America is in the midst of a clean energy revolution. Currently, wind and solar energy provide nearly 10 percent of our nation’s electricity and in...

Aug 22, 2019 Report

Last month the city of Berkeley, California, banned natural gas infrastructure from new buildings. The most obvious reason for the ordinance is enough to justify...

Aug 19, 2019 Blog Post
Why the Allegheny County Health Department Must Turn the Corner on Decades of Weak Clean Air Enforcement

Pittsburgh is no longer the “Smoky City” of days gone by, but pollution from industry continues to pose a threat to public health. Cutting Through...

Aug 15, 2019 Report
The Environmental Benefits of a Compact and Connected Boulder

Boulder, Colorado is an environmentally conscious city with a problem: The city's lack of housing has contributed to most of its workforce living in surrounding,...

Aug 8, 2019 Report

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