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Global Warming

Many plans for building new highways are absurd. But do we miss something important by limiting our conversation about “highway boondoggles” to new highway capacity?...

Jun 30, 2020 Blog Post
logging scars

Americans use 4 times more toilet paper than the global average. Producing it puts a global carbon sink at risk.

Apr 24, 2020 Blog Post
solar panels

The federal government helped jump-start the nation’s rapid growth in renewable energy by taking smart action during the last recession. It can do so again,...

Apr 21, 2020 Blog Post

As the pandemic continues, and especially as it winds down, it will be critical for policy-makers to keep their eyes open to changes happening on...

Apr 20, 2020 Blog Post

The emergency caused by COVID-19 should not lead us to rush to complete the build-out of highway projects that were bad ideas in the first...

Apr 15, 2020 Blog Post

The concept of “flattening the curve” isn’t just applicable to the management of a deadly pandemic – it also brings insights for how we might...

Mar 24, 2020 Blog Post

Our transportation system produces more greenhouse gases than ever before. Our highways our clogged. We depend on polluting vehicles as much as ever. Sometimes you...

Mar 9, 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

One way for cities to meet their climate goals is to electrify their fleets. But do cops want to drive electric cars?

Feb 26, 2020 Blog Post

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