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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
The Top States that Helped Drive America’s Solar Energy Boom in 2015

The states with the most solar capacity aren’t necessarily those with the most sunshine – they are the states that have adopted policies to make...

Jul 21, 2016 Report
Electric Vehicles Are a Good Deal for California Consumers and the Environment

Electric vehicles (EVs) are clean, fun to drive, never require a stop at the gas station, and are a key part of California’s strategy for...

Jul 6, 2016 Report

The very people who have the most to gain from bigger or better highways – heavy drivers – are also those with the most to...

Jul 5, 2016 Blog Post

America's cities can do far more to drive the growth of solar energy – with or without state policy support. This May, San Francisco became...

Jun 16, 2016 Blog Post

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