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Solutions for Clean Air Policy Article
An air quality chemist for the South Coast Air Quality Management District tests samples to determine pollution levels and the specific components of pollution. (AP/Rene Macura)

Solutions for Clean Air Policy

Part three of a three-part series from Robert Sussman on challenges and solutions for air quality after the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision on the Clean Air Interstate Rule.

Robert M. Sussman

Challenges to Clean Air Policy Article
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., which rejected the Clean Air Interstate Rule last month. (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Challenges to Clean Air Policy

Part two of a three-part series from Robert Sussman on challenges and solutions for air quality after the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision on the Clean Air Interstate Rule.

Robert M. Sussman

Rebuilding Clean Air Policy Article
A truck in Maine makes its way through a foggy mist brought on by melting snow and warm temperatures earlier this year. The weather system that gave Maine its early thaw is also causing air quality problems; EPA had to issue a regional winter air pollution advisory for the first time in a decade. (AP/Robert F. Bukaty)

Rebuilding Clean Air Policy

Part one of a three part series from Robert Sussman on challenges and solutions for air quality after the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision on the Clean Air Interstate Rule.

Robert M. Sussman

Climate War Games Article
Chinese girls bike through Tianamen Square in Beijing. Pollution in the city will be an issue during the upcoming Olympics, despite Chinese efforts to improve air quality in the weeks leading up to the games. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Climate War Games

Tackling climate change will require the U.S. and China to move beyond their historic impasse on reducing emissions, explain Hachigian and Sussman.

Nina Hachigian, Robert M. Sussman

Boxer Wins a Round Article
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has introduced a revised version of the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act that improves incentives and rewards for low-carbon technologies. (AP/Dennis Cook)

Boxer Wins a Round

A substitute to the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer is a major step forward in promoting advanced energy technologies.

The False Lure of Lower Gas Prices Article
Automakers saw increased sales of fuel-efficient cars like the Ford Focus, seen here, in April, while sales of light trucks declined.
  (AP/David Zalubowski)

The False Lure of Lower Gas Prices

Rising oil and gas prices are inevitable until we take meaningful steps to reduce demand, writes Robert Sussman, but those steps must include relief for cash-strapped Americans.

Robert M. Sussman

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