Go Solar

More Americans are going solar every day. By 2019, our country had enough solar energy capacity installed to power the equivalent of more than 14.5 million homes.

Go Big On Offshore Wind

Wind power is a key component in our energy future.

It’s a huge new harvest from America’s fields and farms, providing more than three times the electricity it did 10 years ago. But until recently, we’ve failed to take advantage of the big, steady winds that blow off our coasts.  

Global Warming Solutions

A greener, healthier world requires each of us to do all we can to eliminate the pollution and practices that are warming the planet and changing our climate. Environment America takes concrete steps to move us closer to the world we want to live in, from promoting the fossil fuel divestment movement to accelerating the transition to cars that don’t pollute.

Get the Lead Out: Back-to-school toolkit

Get the Lead Out

Get the Lead Out

Medical experts estimate that more than 24 million American kids will lose IQ points due to lead exposure. Our research finds many of these kids will be exposed to lead in their schools’ drinking water. That’s why we’re working to Get the Lead Out.

Fossil Fuel Free

Even as global warming accelerates, it appears that the major oil, gas and coal companies are sticking to business as usual. Fortunately, it also appears that a growing number of investors understand that the industry’s business model is incompatible with what scientists are telling us we must do to slow global warming.  That’s why we’re supporting the fossil fuel divestment movement.

Fixed for the holidays

There are a lot of things to keep in mind when giving holiday gifts. If you are like us, one of those things is the environmental impact of the presents you buy. But where do you start?

Environmental Defense: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

One of the most spectacular wildlife migrations in the world takes place each spring and summer on the coastal plain of America's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Some 200,000 caribou migrate hundreds of miles annually to give birth there. Millions of migratory birds flock there to nest. Polar bears and cubs den on the coastal plain over the winter. And, due to this abundance of wildlife, for thousands of years the native Gwich’in people have depended on this biological jewel for survival, with a culture centered around the caribou herd.

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