Public Transit Usage Is at Its Highest Level in More than Fifty Years

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More than 10.65 billion passenger trips were taken last year.

Democrat Senators to Stage All-Night Session of Climate Change Speeches

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More than two dozen Democratic senators will take to the floor to show their commitment to tackling climate change.

Cities Are Still Too Afraid to Make Driving Unappealing

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Carrots will only go so far.

Using Putin To Push Fossil-Fuel Projects

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Will natural gas exports really solve the Ukraine crisis? Experts aren’t so sure.

America Could Soon Face More Days of “Extreme Rainfall”

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Global warming means more heavy rainfall…and more drought.

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