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Innovative US Bill Tackles Climate Change, Local Pollution and Economic Inequality

  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy
Smoke coming out of a factory on a cloudy day.
  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy

Electrifying the US School Bus Fleet: How to Put Children First in the Zero-emission Transition

  • electric grid
  • transportation
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
An electric school bus waiting in a parking lot.
  • electric grid
  • transportation
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution

12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Solar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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Global Carbon Pollution Reaches Highest Levels Yet, New Report Shows

  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • pollution
Coal-fired power plant near Becker, Minnesota
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • pollution

Timeline: Trump’s 100 Days of Rollbacks to Climate Action

  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
Donald Trump
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
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What Are the Environmental Costs of Valentine’s Day Flowers?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk
Roses bought for Valentine's Day.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk

5 Ways Missouri Can Meet EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Standards

  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • United States
EPA’s Clean Power Plan offers broad flexibility in how states can comply with their standards. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • United States

3 Reasons Why the EPA Should Do More to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
U.S. power plants emit more carbon pollution than all but four countries, and they’re responsible for a full one-third of national emissions.
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
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China’s “New Long March” through the UN Climate Summit: Context and Opportunities

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • pollution
Traffic in Beijing. Photo credit: Li Lou, World Bank
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • pollution

5 Ways Arkansas Can Reduce Power Plant Emissions

  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Arkansas has already taken steps to reduce its near-term power sector CO2 emissions by implementing energy efficiency policies.
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • regulation
  • renewable energy

5 Ways Tennessee Can Reduce its Power Plant Emissions

  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
Photo Credit: Nashville Corps, Flickr
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants

5 Ways Minnesota Can Reduce its Power Plant Emissions

  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Between 2005 and 2011, Minnesota coal-fired generation decreased 14 percent while natural gas generation nearly doubled and renewable generation more-than-tripled. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
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Power plant in the mountains outside Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. Photo credit: Remko Tanis
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution

New Climate Action Report: U.S. Can Reach its Emissions-Reduction Goal, but Only With Ambitious Action

  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
Flooding in Louisiana. Photo credit: Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough, U.S. Coast Guard
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy

A Stronger, Cleaner Michigan: 5 Steps to Cost-Effectively Reduce Power Sector Emissions

  • U.S. policy
  • industry
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • United States
A coal-fired power plant in Marysville, Michigan. Photo credit: Sentrawoods, Flickr
  • U.S. policy
  • industry
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • United States

4 Ways North Carolina Can Reduce its Power Sector Emissions

  • climate change
  • Energy
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
Marshall Steam Station in North Carolina. Photo credit: Cdtew, Wikimedia Commons
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • United States
  • U.S. policy

New Report Connects 2012 Extreme Weather Events to Human-Caused Climate Change

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • pollution
  • United States
Flooding from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Photo credit: Pamela Andrade
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • pollution
  • United States

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