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What does abandoned mine land have to offer for conservation, waste reduction and renewable energy? Lots.

Mar 12, 2021 Blog Post

Perhaps our reliance on complex systems we do not and cannot ever fully understand, our hyperfocus on economic efficiency at the expense of resilience, and...

Mar 11, 2021 Blog Post

If America's infrastructure conversation can turn to the question of what projects are actually necessary to solve our most pressing challenges, then there is an...

Jan 19, 2021 Blog Post

Drilling in the Arctic was always a bad idea, and it is only getting worse. Though the first lease sale of land in the Arctic...

Jan 12, 2021 Blog Post
Solar panels at the Sunnyside Ranch Community Solar Array.

Research published over the last couple of months makes it clear that, entering 2021, clean energy technologies critical for taking on climate change have not...

Jan 6, 2021 Blog Post

Energy leasing on U.S. public lands makes these lands a major contributor to the country’s greenhouse gas emissions - but it doesn’t have to be...

Dec 7, 2020 Blog Post
An infrastructure plan to make our families and communities safer, healthier and more resilient

The transition to new leadership in Washington, D.C., creates the opportunity for the nation to turn the page in a new year -- not just...

Nov 24, 2020 Report

Back-up generators emit greenhouse gases and toxic gases, harming the environment and our health. Back-up batteries don't. We need policies nationwide that will make batteries...

Nov 24, 2020 Blog Post

The growth in renewable energy has exceeded our wildest expectations over the past few decades. If we continue to set ambitious goals, a clean energy...

Nov 9, 2020 Blog Post

“Electrifying everything” at the same time that “everything” is getting bigger, heavier, more energy intensive and more wasteful is a recipe for endless technological tail-chasing....

Oct 26, 2020 Blog Post

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