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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

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
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

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