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A huge petrochemical plant is receiving $1.6 billion worth of subsidies from Pennsylvania. Does plastic manufacturing and fracking deserve that kind of support?

Apr 3, 2020 Blog Post

The current oil crash could soon mean hundreds, or even thousands more abandoned drilling sites. Who will pay to clean up the mess?

Apr 3, 2020 Blog Post

February's Las Vegas Democratic debate saw the discussion of an idea with dangerous implications: that cracking down on methane emissions from fracking can turn natural...

Mar 5, 2020 Blog Post

Like incandescent light bulbs and the coal-fired power plants, the internal combustion engines that power our cars and trucks are woefully inefficient - and major...

Mar 4, 2020 Blog Post

As America and the world enter the 2020s, our collective problems – from global warming to plastic pollution to political polarization to the persistence of...

Dec 23, 2019 Blog Post

The technology to transition to 100 percent electric buildings exists today, though strong public policies will be needed to make the switch in time to...

Dec 23, 2019 Blog Post
How to Repower Where We Live, Work and Learn with Clean Energy

America can and must move toward meeting our energy needs with 100 percent renewable energy. Getting there will require that we end the burning of...

Dec 19, 2019 Report

On May 19, 2015, a rupture in an onshore pipeline transporting oil from offshore drilling platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel to onshore refineries spilled...

Dec 9, 2019 Blog Post
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

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