Boosting Energy Efficiency Can Combat Climate Change and Protect Our Health

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By Ellie Joo, Center for Effective Government Cutting carbon emissions from U.S. power plants will help combat climate change, but it can also substantially reduce illnesses and deaths from other types of air pollution. Scientists from Syracuse, Harvard, and Boston universities compared the...
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We Must Find Smart Ways to Prepare for Climate Change, or Growing Risks Could Lead to Fiscal Disasters

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By Jason Funk, Senior Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists The effects of climate change are becoming more apparent every day, from the mountains, to the prairies, to the oceans, white with bleached coral. Policy makers are beginning to realize that science can help them anticipate...
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Big Oil Mounts Campaign to Fight Safe Air for Americans

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By John Walke, Clean Air Director & Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council Lobbyists for oil companies have launched a costly advertising campaign opposing safe health standards to protect Americans from smog pollution. The American Petroleum Institute, whose members include...
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