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Global Warming

A few highlights from our work in 2016, including envisioning a new transportation future, highlighting the promise of solar energy, exposing the dangers of fracking,...

Jan 4, 2017 Blog Post

Optimism and hope are not the same thing, and there are some reasons to be hopeful that progress on climate will continue, even during a...

Dec 2, 2016 Blog Post
Rethinking U.S. Transportation Policy to Fight Global Warming

America’s transportation system has emerged as Climate Enemy #1, with cars, trucks and other vehicles now representing the nation’s largest source of carbon pollution, and...

Oct 24, 2016 Report
The Value of Rooftop Solar Power for Consumers and Society - 2016 Edition

A review of 16 recent analyses shows that individuals and businesses that decide to “go solar” generally deliver greater benefits to the grid and society...

Oct 18, 2016 Report

In order for humans to continue to prosper, our society must take action to curb global warming. Our new report, Carbon-Cutting Success Stories, shows that...

Sep 23, 2016 Blog Post
How the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Is Reducing Pollution and Investing in People

Numbers cannot tell the full story of the success of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The case studies highlighted in this report show how this...

Sep 15, 2016 Report

While researching and writing Natural Gas and Global Warming: A Review of the Evidence Finds that Methane Leaks Undercut the Climate Benefits of Gas ,...

Jul 29, 2016 Blog Post

Trying to answer the question "If you are so worried about global warming, why are you opposed to fracking to increase natural gas production?" led...

Jul 28, 2016 Blog Post
A Review of Evidence Finds that Methane Leaks Undercut the Climate Benefits of Gas

Natural gas has been touted as a “bridge fuel” that can help the United States and the world reduce emissions of global warming pollutants during...

Jul 27, 2016 Report

Today we released Lighting the Way 4, our fourth annual installment of reports on the states with the most solar energy, and the public policies...

Jul 21, 2016 Blog Post

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