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. 

News Release | Environment America

Senate bill marks progress on clean transportation and electric vehicles, but leaves a lot to be desired

The Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works unveiled a major transportation bill today, which includes a section on climate change and marks progress on clean transportation and electric vehicles. That said, the section on climate change represents only about three percent of the total funding authorized by the bill with the rest leaning heavily towards highway funding. The bill also relaxes the environmental review process of projects.

News Release | Environment America

Automakers strike deal with California on vehicle emissions standards

In response to the Trump administration’s rollback of the Clean Car Standards, four automakers and California struck a deal today to reduce tailpipe pollution.