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Sabotaged Science in the Arctic Refuge: Interior Department Works to Undermine Its Own Scientists

, Senior Fellow

In a blatant attack on scientific integrity, the Interior Department is opening the door for fossil fuel interests to undermine a peer-reviewed study on the impacts of seismic testing on denning polar bears. Read more >

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Cinco Cosas que Debes Saber la Próxima Vez que Pidas un Lyft o un Uber

, Senior vehicles engineer

Los servicios de transporte a través de app, como Lyft y Uber, han cambiado la manera en que las personas se trasladan de un lugar a otro. Mis compañeros y yo acabamos de publicar un informe estimando las emisiones de carbono asociadas a los viajes por estas apps de transporte. Los hallazgos son preocupantes, y hacemos recomendaciones para mejorar nuestras opciones de transporte sin aumentar la contaminación y la congestión. Read more >

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The Real Reason Behind Coal’s Cycling Woes

, Senior Energy Analyst

Integrating renewables into the current mix of resources sure does get a lot of attention these days. Sadly, the issue has been thrown up as an unnecessary barrier to the development of wind and solar. One of the most pervasive arguments I’ve heard suggests integrating variable resources (like wind and solar) is costly and sometimes physically impossible. But data recently analyzed by UCS adds to the growing body of work that undercuts such arguments. Read more >

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