News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report: Electrifying America’s buildings by 2050 could be like taking 65 million cars off the road

Replacing fossil fuel technology with electric options in the majority of American homes and businesses over the next 30 years could reduce so much net carbon emissions that it would be the equivalent of taking 65 million cars -- almost one-fourth of the total number of cars in the U.S. in 2019 -- off the road.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden expresses transformative vision in ‘Build Back Better’ infrastructure plan

Environment America, U.S. PIRG, and PennEnvironment respond to the outline of President Biden's Build Back Better plan before his speech in Pittsburgh unveiling the plan. The transformative plan focuses on infrastructure investments that will improve public health and the environment.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: P&G falls short on protecting forests in disappointing shareholder update

Based on concerns initially raised by shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in October 2020, the world’s largest consumer goods company, Procter & Gamble, announced its plans to address forest sourcing and degradation in its supply chains. The new commitments fail to adequately resolve how the company will end deforestation, the degradation of intact primary forests and threatened species’ habitats. 

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center, Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Statement: Biden administration announces plan to boost offshore wind development

In a "revolutionary moment for offshore wind," leaders across the Biden administration announced a new initiative Monday to accelerate the development of offshore wind in the United States. 

News Release | Environment America

Comprehensive bill calls for U.S. to move beyond plastic

WASHINGTON -- As plastic pollution becomes an increasingly dire problem, elected officials in both chambers of Congress introduced legislation Thursday to address the issue.