News Releases

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 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

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed this month

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working on multiple campaigns to help America get through the coronavirus pandemic as quickly and safely as possible. But we're also working to ensure that when the outbreak ends, the United States’ policies and practices ensure a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New Report: Offshore wind has the potential to meet 90 percent of 2050 U.S. electricity demand

Offshore wind has the potential to deliver 90 percent of America's projected 2050 electricity demand. This finding comes from Offshore Wind for America, a new report released Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group that examines U.S. offshore wind potential by coastal region and by state.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health.