Elizabeth
Ridlington

Associate Director and Senior Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

Elizabeth Ridlington is associate director and senior policy analyst with Frontier Group. She focuses primarily on global warming, toxics, health care and clean vehicles, and has written dozens of reports on these and other subjects. Elizabeth graduated with honors from Harvard with a degree in government. She joined Frontier Group in 2002. She lives in Northern California with her husband and son.

Posts by Elizabeth Ridlington
Why ‘Save the Bees’ should extend to other insects
Bee landing on pink and white flower

Rivers & lakes

Why ‘Save the Bees’ should extend to other insects

This past spring, I noticed that flowers in my front yard were covered in aphids and I immediately bought insecticidal soap to get rid of them. My response to those aphids – get rid of them – has long been our response to all insects. But this decades-long antipathy toward all insects is one reason we’re facing an “insect apocalypse.”

The Trump Administration Seeks to End California’s Leadership on Clean Cars – and That’s Bad News for Americans’ Health and the Climate

The Trump Administration Seeks to End California’s Leadership on Clean Cars – and That’s Bad News for Americans’ Health and the Climate

The Trump administration has announced that it will revoke California’s ability to set strong global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks. To understand why this is such bad news for public health and the climate, it’s helpful to review the history of air pollution in California and how California’s vehicle emission standards have led to cleaner air and more efficient vehicles for all Americans.

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