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The Vast Potential for Renewable Energy in the American West

article icon Issue Brief Jessica Goad, Daniel J. Weiss, and Richard Caperton identify the vast opportunities for renewable energy installations on public lands in the West.

By Jessica Goad, Daniel J. Weiss, and Richard W. Caperton | Monday, August 6, 2012

Video Series: Public Lands, Private Profits

play_alt icon Video Andrew Satter and CAP's Public Lands team investigate three precious spaces under threat from resource extraction.

By Andrew Satter, Jessica Goad, Tom Kenworthy, and Christy Goldfuss | Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Series Preview: Public Lands, Private Profits

play_alt icon Video The Center for American Progress, in partnership with the Sierra Club, undertook a series of video mini-documentaries that revealed three places held in the public trust that could be threatened by pending proposals to mine and drill in or around them.

By Andrew Satter, Jessica Goad, Tom Kenworthy, and Christy Goldfuss | Monday, July 2, 2012

Using Public Lands for the Public Good

book_alt2 icon Report Jessica Goad, Christy Goldfuss, and Tom Kenworthy explain how a long-term phase-in of renewable energy sources and a subsequent rebalancing of fossil fuels sourced from the federal estate will help ensure that public land is used for the public good.

By Jessica Goad, Christy Goldfuss, and Tom Kenworthy | Monday, June 25, 2012

A New Strategy for Managing Public Lands

Christy Goldfuss, Tom Kenworthy, and Jessica Goad explain why multiple uses of public lands can have greater economic value than just putting people to work in the oil and gas industries.

By Christy Goldfuss, Tom Kenworthy, and Jessica Goad | Thursday, June 21, 2012

Top 5 American Treasures to Protect in 2012

Jessica Goad lists the top five places on public lands that enjoy local support and deserve protection this year.

By Jessica Goad | Friday, April 20, 2012

The Jobs Case for Conservation

book_alt2 icon Report Jessica Goad, Christy Goldfuss, and Tom Kenworthy identify policies that create jobs by supporting conservation and restoration.

By Jessica Goad, Christy Goldfuss, and Tom Kenworthy | Tuesday, September 20, 2011