In the U.S., transportation is climate enemy number one. America’s transportation system produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other sector of our economy and, on its own, is responsible for 4 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions – more than the entire economies of France and the United Kingdom combined.
This toolkit includes a factsheet, video, sample call-to-action materials and links to additional resources to help parents, teachers and administrators take all the necessary steps to get the lead out.
Since 2009, the United States has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and upped its electric production from wind by more than 270 percent, according to a new report released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group.
Earlier this month, I moved into a new house. It’s an old row house with a faded blue facade and long, thin windows -- the type of house you’vre probably seen if you’ve spent much time in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. I moved into the room with the broken doorknob at the top of the stairs, and I share the rent with three other tenants. As it turned out, the best part of living in this house during one of the hottest summers on record was a little gray box in the kitchen.
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