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Legislation Should Consider the Environmental Impacts of Self-Driving Cars Article
Google's self-driving cars line up outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. (AP/Eric Risberg)

Legislation Should Consider the Environmental Impacts of Self-Driving Cars

As Congress develops legislation to regulate autonomous vehicles, it has an opportunity to ensure that policy considers the technology’s potential impact on carbon emissions.

Myriam Alexander-Kearns

Ryan Budget Abandons Innovation Future Article
An engineer displays wires that run inside a 1,000-meter cable to be used as a tether to an undersea observatory at the Applied Physics Lab at the University of Washington in Seattle in the May 7, 2013 photo. The multi-million dollar project is paid for by the National Science Foundation. (AP/Elaine Thompson)

Ryan Budget Abandons Innovation Future

At a time when federal research and development, or R&D, investment is stagnating, significant new contributions must be made to secure our continued global leadership in R&D. Rep. Ryan’s budget does just the opposite, significantly reducing the federal government’s commitment to it.

Kwame Boadi

Progressive Growth Report
Two workers are pictured installing deep midnight blue-colored solar panels on a hill in California. Blue sky and scattered trees are seen in the background.

Progressive Growth

A new plan for the next administration to transform America's economy through clean energy, innovation, and opportunity.

John Podesta, Sarah Rosen Wartell, David Madland