New on the Blog
- Despite the Texas Transportation Institute's claims, congestion is not really getting worse.
- Google's Project Sunroof has big potential to boost solar energy installations.
- Information about fracking is very hard for ordinary citizens to find.
- How - and whether - we think about the future colors our current transportation policy discussions.
- At last, America's first offshore wind farm is under construction.
New Digital Media: Why Are Antibiotics Losing Their Power to Cure?
Tens of thousands of Americans now die from antibiotic resistant infections every year. Why are the "miracle drugs" we rely on losing their effectiveness? And what do factory farms have to do with it? Read our new digital factsheet to find out more. (7/2015)
New Report: Path to the Paris Climate Conference
The United States is responsible for more climate-changing pollution in the atmosphere than any other country. As the fight to avoid the worst effects of global warming intensifies, Path to the Paris Climate Conference shows that American pollution-cutting efforts are setting an example for the world. Deeper cuts are needed at home and abroad, but by fully implementing policies already enacted at the state and federal levels – including the Clean Power Plan, the first national policy to limit climate pollution from power plants – the U.S. can prevent as much as 1.1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution annually by 2025. (6/2015) (Photo credit: Numismarty/iStockPhoto.com)