News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Clean schools program means cleaner, healthier future

Vice President Kamala Harris will announce on Monday a clean schools infrastructure program, which features grant funding for public school energy upgrades, money for electric school buses, and investments in rural schools.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: New IPCC climate solutions report calls for an end to fossil fuels

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released on Monday a new report on climate solutions and mitigation.

News Release | PennEnvironment

Enforcement of Philadelphia’s plastic bag ban begins April 1

PHILADELPHIA -- On April 1st, nine months after Philadelphia's ban on single-use plastic bags took effect, and more than two years after the city council signed it into law, officials will begin imposing penalties on businesses that violate the ordinance. It’s estimated that Philadelphians use an average of 585 million plastic bags every year, but less than 2% are recycled.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Fully restored Clean Car Standards will help reduce long-term oil consumption

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) finalized on Friday its fuel economy rule. The revised federal Clean Car Standards will make future cars more efficient and drive innovation toward cleaner technologies, such as electric vehicles. 

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Weatherization funding takes advantage of the ‘cleanest energy’

President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Wednesday $3.16 billion in new funding through the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for residential energy upgrades.