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PPI | Policy Report | September 8, 2020 |
Green Gospel
By Jan Mazurek
There is a growing trend of environmental consciousness among evangelical groups, and the emergence of this religious environmental movement presents progressives with an opportunity to build a new alliance that could produce positive legislative action on a host of environmental challenges.

PPI | Policy Report | April 27, 2020 |
Ill Wind From China: Rapid Growth Brings Pollution, Higher Gas Prices
By Jan Mazurek
The environmental, energy, and strategic challenges posed to the United States by China's growing appetite for energy vividly illustrate why it is high time for the president and Congress to revise their go-it-alone approach and instead come to terms with the reality of our global energy and environmental interdependence.

PPI | Policy Report | December 9, 2020 |
Four Ideas for the Next Four Years: A Blueprint for Environmental Stewardship
By Jan Mazurek and Tom Mirga
Rather than rely on outmoded policies in the fight against global warming, our excessive dependence on oil, and looming water shortages, federal leaders have an unprecedented opportunity to modernize environmental and energy policies in ways that will make Americans safer, stronger, and more secure.



Energy

Don't Gut Environmental Protection to Boost Refineries

The High Price of U.S. Oil Addiction
By Ronald E. Minsk

Tailpipe Revolution
By Roger Ballentine and Jan Mazurek

Clean Cars: Kicking America's Oil Habit
By Roger Ballentine and Jan Mazurek

Will Federal Legislation Fix the Grid?
By Peter Fox-Penner

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Second Generation Policy

How America Lost Its Clean Technology Edge
By Shamarukh Mohiuddin

How New Environmental Technologies Can Stimulate Economic Growth
By David Rejeski

Third Party Auditing of Environmental Management Systems
By Jan Mazurek

Environmental Armistice
By Kathleen A. McGinty

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs
By Janice Mazurek

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Natural Resources

Green Gospel
By Jan Mazurek

Hooks & Bullets
By Jan Mazurek and Andrew J. Rotherham

Idea of theWeek: Green Acres

Survival of the Fit
By Debra S. Knopman



Emerging Issues

Green Gospel
By Jan Mazurek

Idea of the Week: Responding to China's Power Surge

Ill Wind From China: Rapid Growth Brings Pollution, Higher Gas Prices
By Jan Mazurek

Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture
By Megan M. Susman

Digital Environmentalism
By Mark Greenwood



Climate Change

Spurring the Carbon Market
By Sen. Tom Carper

Cleaner Air: Affordable Cost, Priceless Benefits

Idea of the Week: Regional Action On Greenhouse Gases

Going It Alone On Climate Change

Idea of the Week: Clean Technology

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Civic Solutions

Idea(s) of the Week: Going Beyond Green

Biodiesel
By Sen. Tom Carper

A New Model of Governance
By Debra S. Knopman and Marc K. Landy

A River Runs Through It
By Bill Bradbury

Civic Environmentalism in Action
By Marc Landy, Megan Susman, and Debra Knopman

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Trade

A Third Way on Trade and Globalization
By Jenny Bates and Greg Principato

Clean Trade
By Jenny Bates and Debra S. Knopman

Addressing Environmental and Labor Issues in the World Trade Organization
By Steve Charnovitz

These Ties Will Bind
By Gary Burtless, Robert Z. Lawrence, Robert E.Litan, And Robert J. Shapiro



Sprawl

Idea of the Week: Revitalizing "First Suburbs"

The Role of Road Pricing in Reducing Traffic Congestion
By Robert Atkinson

Getting Unstuck: Three Big Ideas To Get Americans Moving Again
By Robert D. Atkinson

Idea of the Week: HOT Lanes

Suburban Sprawl: Bubbling Up

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Where We Stand on Energy and Environmental Policy:

New Democrats believe that abundant and affordable energy, economic prosperity, and across-the-board improvements in environmental quality are compatible goals. Achieving those goals does not require us to choose between markets and government, or between more or less regulation. We must recognize the importance of each.




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