Environment America Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

How social media activism can actually make a difference.

 | by
Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been protected for 21 of the last 25 years, it’s time to restore full protection.

Our “amber waves of grain” could provide a solution for saving the world’s forests.

 | by
Bronte Payne
Director, Go Solar Campaign

Why we should turn away from fossil fuels and electrify our buildings.

 | by
Emily-Lynn Warren
Digital Associate

Welcome to the Tongass National Forest, where unsuspecting carbon in the atmosphere gets sucked in and stored. It’s sort of like a tractor beam, but for climate change.

 | by
Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

President Biden’s first day actions signal a welcome change in direction for wild forest policy.

One University of Massachusetts Amherst student’s work to build a student movement for clean energy

The consumer goods giant continues to make irresponsible use of the world’s forests.

Many in Colorado, like me, make their roadtripping dreams a reality by visiting our state’s most iconic parks and landscapes. They shouldn’t have to pollute the air when they do it by driving a gas-powered vehicle. 

 | by
Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

All Americans should care about the wildlife on the coast plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, even if we never visit.