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Power lines near Pittsburgh, Penn. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Article May 14, 2024

The Solution to a Faster Clean Energy Transition? More Power Lines.

We know that a 100% clean energy requires more electricity transmission lines. Now, the federal government has taken sweeping action to modernize and build out the grid.

Electric automobile, plugged into charging station. (Greg Pease / Getty Images)
Article January 17, 2024

Are Electric Vehicles Really Better for the Environment? Yes.

Electric vehicles stack up better than combustion any which way you look at it.

An outside unit to a heat pump system outside a home in Juneau, Alaska. (Michael Penn for Earthjustice)
Article November 21, 2023

A Cold Alaska City Has Become a Heat Pump Hub

The ‘electrify everything’ movement is taking off in Juneau, Alaska.

Electric school buses would benefit the 25 million school children who ride the bus to school every day in the United States.
(Neal Sharp for Earthjustice)
Article October 17, 2023

The Time Is Right For Electric School Buses

Electric buses save kids’ lungs and save school districts money.

A pump jack over an oil well along Interstate 25 near Dacono, Colo., on Dec. 22, 2018. (David Zalubowski / AP)
Article October 13, 2023

For Big Oil and Gas, Greenwashing is the New Climate Denial

Instead of outright climate denial, the new fossil fuel industry strategy is delaying action on climate change through confusing greenwashing tactics.

People walk along Park Avenue and Grand Central Terminal as they are covered in a haze from Canada wildfires on June 7, 2023 in New York City. (NDZ/STAR MAX/IPx via AP)
Article September 28, 2023

How We Can Preserve Breathable Air in a World on Fire

Increasing wildfires fueled by climate change unleash a toxic cocktail. Here’s how we can lessen their health impacts by strengthening clean air protections year-round and nationwide.

(Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
Article August 16, 2023

The Biggest Climate Spending Bill Ever Just Turned One. Here’s What It Has Achieved.

We’re celebrating a booming clean economy, lower energy costs, a path forward to reducing harmful pollution, and more than 170,600 new clean energy jobs so far.

Empire State Building and Manhattan skyline, New York City. (Matteo Colombo / Getty Images)
Update May 5, 2023

These Four States Just Got a Lot Closer to a Zero-Emissions Future

We’re celebrating big clean energy victories in California, Maryland, Colorado, and New York.

Adrian Martinez, photographed in Los Angeles, California. (Hannah Benet for Earthjustice)
Article March 31, 2023

Meet the Environmental Attorney Who Wants to Electrify Everything on Wheels

Adrian Martinez says incremental steps to tackle air pollution and climate change aren’t enough.

A father cooks with his family on an induction stove. The building electrification movement has been gaining steam as a major climate and clean air solution (Halfpoint Images / Getty Images)
Update January 13, 2023

Why Stoves Just Became a Kitchen Table Topic in America

New research links childhood asthma to gas stoves. Thankfully, this isn’t a problem without a solution.

The United States Postal Service Next Generation Delivery Vehicle, shown in this concept image, can be built with either a gasoline or electric drivetrain.
(USPS)
Article December 20, 2022

You’ve Got Mail — and Clean Air

Following public pressure, USPS and the Biden administration are taking a big step to deliver clean air benefits in every neighborhood in the country.

Electric school buses would benefit the 25 million school children who ride the bus to school every day in the United States.
(Neal Sharp for Earthjustice)
Article November 8, 2022

The Electric School Bus Is the Climate Hero We Need

The wheels on the bus are powered by clean energy.

El vehículo de próxima generación del Servicio Postal de los Estados Unidos, que se muestra en este prototipo, se puede construir con un tren motriz de gasolina o eléctrico
(USPS)
Article February 1, 2022

El Aire Limpio Debe Llegar con el Correo a Su Casa

Los camiones del servicio postal pueden convertirse en el medio de transporte eléctrico favorito de los Estados Unidos, siempre y cuando la administración Biden actúe con audacia.

A worker at the California Independent System Operator grid control center in Folsom, Calif., monitors the state’s energy grid in 2017
(Rich Pedroncelli / AP)
Article July 6, 2021

Gas Is Failing California. It's Time to Move on.

We need to forge solutions and policy from modern technology, modern ideas, and a clear-eyed resolve that rises above fear.

This photo from 2015 shows a vast industrial area that includes numerous logistics facilities near homes in the Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana area of California.
(David McNew for The New York Times)
Article June 10, 2021

Online Shopping Is Poisoning the Air, But Electric Vehicles Can Help

Two recent wins in Southern California show that e-commerce doesn’t have to come at the expense of people’s health if the industry shifts to an electric future.

E-commerce warehouses are inflicting "slow violence" on California's Inland Empire, says Anthony Victoria-Midence, a longtime local environmental voice.
(Hannah Rothstein for Earthjustice)
Article May 24, 2021

What It’s Like to Be Boxed In By Amazon

As online shopping booms, warehouse workers and communities near internet retail logistics centers are demanding solutions to protect their health and environment.

Cooking on an electric induction stove. Children who grow up in a home with a gas stove are 42% more likely to develop asthma than those who don’t. Stronger efficiency standards pose threats to SoCalGas' business.
(Tom Werner / Getty Images)
Update November 17, 2020

This City Just Took a Big Step Toward a Clean Energy Future

Homes and businesses will run on all-electric appliances, creating healthier, safer homes and significantly reducing the city’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Anthony Victoria-Midence, director de comunicaciones del Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice (CCAEJ), dice que la construcción de más almacenes en el Inland Empire enfermará aún más a las personas en un área que ya está saturada de contaminación.
(Hannah Rothstein Para Earthjustice)
Article April 2, 2020

Enclaustrados Por Amazon

Conforme la pandemia del COVID-19 acelera las compras online, la fuerza laboral y comunidades de almacenamiento exigen soluciones para proteger su salud y garantizar un futuro habitable.