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Global Warming

The rapid growth of renewables, electric vehicles and other building blocks of a clean energy future

In 2020, America produced almost four times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2011, with wind and solar producing...

Nov 9, 2021 Report

Electric vehicles are better than ever and selling in record numbers. But we're only in the early stages of building the infrastructure to support them....

Nov 4, 2021 Blog Post
electric vehicle chargers in Summit County

Local governments make decisions about municipal purchasing, the use of public streets and parking garages, planning and zoning, and other issues that can either...

Nov 4, 2021 Report
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Climate change will affect our lives for decades to come, but there’s still reason to keep up the good fight.

Oct 5, 2021 Blog Post
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Millions of Americans breathed polluted air in 2020

Millions of Americans are exposed to unhealthy levels of pollution every year. Ozone and small particulate matter, among other pollutants, are widespread in the U.S....

Oct 5, 2021 Report

Wildfires and smoke seem like a West Coast problem, but more and more frequently that smoke reaches the East Coast. The health effects of that...

Oct 5, 2021 Blog Post

Convenience is a powerful motivator of behavior. Yet, oddly, convenience gets far less attention than cost when it comes to evaluating and prioritizing policies to...

Sep 7, 2021 Blog Post

As people look for alternatives to dirty transportation and new ways to get outside, many have turned to electric-powered-bicycles. Across the country, programs allowing e-bikes...

Jul 27, 2021 Blog Post
Cuts to net metering could threaten California's solar progress

California’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals depend on steady growth in rooftop solar power. Utilities, however, are pushing for dramatic reductions in compensation to...

Jul 27, 2021 Report

A look back at some of our favorite charts, maps and graphics from the last 25 years, and the role they played in the environmental...

Jun 29, 2021 Blog Post

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