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Clean, renewable energy, once novel, is now a core part of America’s energy infrastructure. America produces 43 times more solar power than it did in...

Aug 15, 2017 Blog Post

Getting off fossil fuels will take some hard work. The good news is that as cities across the country begin implementing climate plans, knowing what...

Aug 9, 2017 Blog Post

Last week, we released Renewables on the Rise, which tracked the growth of five key clean energy technologies – solar, wind, energy efficiency, electric vehicles,...

Jul 31, 2017 Blog Post
A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future

Renewables on the Rise asseses the growth of five key clean energy technologies over the last decade, and finds that clean energy is sweeping...

Jul 25, 2017 Report

Solar energy is booming across America. Our new report, Shining Cities 2017, is the fourth edition in our series ranking U.S. cities by installed solar...

Apr 7, 2017 Blog Post
Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air?

Despite decades of progress under the Clean Air Act, Americans across the country continue to breathe unhealthy air, leading to increased risk of premature death,...

Apr 6, 2017 Report
How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power in America

Solar energy is booming in America and cities are leading the way. This development is happening the fastest, not necessarily in cities with the most...

Apr 4, 2017 Report

Our new report with Environment America, Doubling Down on Climate Progress: The Benefits of a Stronger Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative , explores what RGGI has...

Mar 29, 2017 Blog Post
The Benefits of a Stronger Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is the nation’s first multi-state climate policy to cut dangerous carbon dioxide pollution from power plants and generate...

Mar 29, 2017 Report
Oil and Gas Industry Environmental Violations in Pennsylvania

Even when drillers follow all the rules, fracking is a dirty and dangerous activity. Yet drilling companies also regularly violate laws and regulations meant to...

Mar 28, 2017 Report

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