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Three Strategies to Transform Transportation in America

In the U.S., transportation is climate enemy number one. America’s transportation system produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other sector of our economy and,...

Feb 25, 2020 Report

When my husband and I decided to move from Baltimore to northern California when our son was two years old, we weren’t thinking about air...

Feb 24, 2020 Blog Post
Doomsday clock

The Doomsday Clock works as a metaphor for the threat of nuclear destruction because nuclear weapons could feasibly wreak worldwide destruction in seconds, and the...

Feb 17, 2020 Blog Post
Boston commuter rail log

In our transition toward a carbon free society we need to make public transit as appealing as possible. But a week long log of riding...

Feb 14, 2020 Blog Post
Millions of Americans Breathed Polluted Air in 2018

People across America regularly breathe polluted air that increases their risk of premature death, and can also trigger asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts....

Jan 28, 2020 Report

In Boston, a city overflowing with cars, and with a transit system that feels increasingly decrepit, a massive new development project is taking place at...

Jan 27, 2020 Blog Post

At a time when climate change threatens our future, the United States continues to spend four dollars expanding the highway network for every dollar it...

Jan 21, 2020 Blog Post

The technology to transition to 100 percent electric buildings exists today, though strong public policies will be needed to make the switch in time to...

Dec 23, 2019 Blog Post
How to Repower Where We Live, Work and Learn with Clean Energy

America can and must move toward meeting our energy needs with 100 percent renewable energy. Getting there will require that we end the burning of...

Dec 19, 2019 Report

In the face of climate change and the potential for recurring, devastating drought, California needs to rethink agriculture - including how, where, and which crops...

Nov 26, 2019 Blog Post

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