News Release | Environment America

Statement: Bipartisan multistate program cutting down global warming pollution from power plants

WASHINGTON – Today, a partnership of nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states announced that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is delivering stronger results than ever when it comes to capping greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and raising funds to invest in clean energy. Analysis by the Acadia Center shows that in the first six months of 2019, planet-warming pollution from power plants in the RGGI states were 19.7 percent below emissions in 2018, the lowest since the program began.  

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Methane rules rollback will lead to more greenhouse gas pollution

The Trump administration proposed today to do away with the Environmental Protection Agency’s methane rules, which will eliminate critical federal oversight of hundreds of thousands of oil and gas facilities.

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

New study: U.S. clean energy use has accelerated during the past decade

Since 2009, the United States has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and upped its electric production from wind by more than 270 percent, according to a new report released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. 

News Release | Environment America

Latest IPCC report details relationship between climate and land use

The report outlines the ways in which land use -- especially for food production -- affects the climate and puts increased strain on our food supply. 

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Environment America Research & Policy Center releases revised report on water pollution at beaches

Following questions raised about data in the original version of our “Safe for Swimming?” report released Tuesday, July 23, Environment America Research & Policy Center is rereleasing its study about fecal bacteria in waters off U.S. beaches. 

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