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A dramatic change that was just beginning a decade ago is still picking up steam. It’s a change that is making the world cleaner, safer,...

Jul 20, 2018 Blog Post
A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future

Renewables on the Rise 2018 looks at a decade of growth of five key clean energy technologies: solar power, wind power, energy efficiency, electric vehicles,...

Jul 17, 2018 Report

Over the last decade, technologies that can help America shift away from fossil fuels — like solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs, energy storage...

Jul 17, 2018 Blog Post

In an opinion piece for CNN, policy analyst Alana Miller argues that fossil fuel extraction has no place near America's most special places, like the...

Jun 25, 2018 Blog Post

Ten years ago, one million tons of toxic waste spilled into the Clinch and Emory Rivers in Tennessee, forcing evacuations, devastating a river and a...

May 9, 2018 Blog Post

While we are busy rethinking everything about transportation, we might as well figure out how to make the next iteration of our transportation system one...

May 8, 2018 Blog Post
Coal Ash Ponds Put Our Waterways at Risk

When coal-fired power plants burn coal, they leave behind toxic ash waste. Often, this ash waste is stored in uncovered ponds that are susceptible to...

Apr 30, 2018 Report
How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power in America

Shining Cities 2018 ranks the largest U.S. cities by installed solar PV capacity and shows that effective public policies – more than the availability of...

Apr 4, 2018 Report

States on the Atlantic, which use one quarter of the nation's energy, need a big and accessible clean energy resource in order to get off...

Mar 23, 2018 Blog Post
The Enormous Energy Potential of Atlantic Offshore Wind

The Atlantic coast states are dependent on fossil fuels, which pollute our air, put our health at risk, and contribute to global warming. To achieve...

Mar 22, 2018 Report

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