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Global Warming

Decarbonizing our energy production, transportation system and industrial sector would accomplish most of America's climate goals. And most Americans want federal action on the environment....

Sep 11, 2020 Blog Post

The buses on the road today are already helping fight global warming, as they allow millions of people to get around without a car. Once...

Sep 10, 2020 Blog Post

As America faces the climate crisis, it is good to know that many of the nation’s leading colleges are taking their responsibility to build a...

Aug 19, 2020 Blog Post

From mass extinctions to super storms and melting ice caps, the world is in the midst of interlocking crises of climate change and loss of...

Jul 28, 2020 Blog Post

Many people have been staying home during COVID-19, forgoing travel of all kinds for work and pleasure. And that has had a big impact on...

Jul 23, 2020 Blog Post

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

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