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A Clean Power Grid Is a Reliable Power Grid Article
A man walks his dog at sunset.

A Clean Power Grid Is a Reliable Power Grid

Decarbonizing the power sector through targeted clean energy investments will help to ensure the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid for years to come.

Elise Gout

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