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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

69.9% of Costco’s shareholders vote to reduce carbon pollution and deforestation

As Americans experience the consequences of climate change — droughts, wildfires, hurricanes and record heat waves —a majority of the shareholders in Costco*, one of the largest retailers in the world, voted yes on a shareholder proposal that calls on Costco to set “short, medium, and long-term science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets” to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.  

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News Release | Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center

New report: Michigan ranks 12th nationally for big box stores’ rooftop solar potential

Ann Arbor – Big box roofs have big solar potential in the Great Lakes state, according to a new report from Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. Solar on Superstores: Big Roofs, Big Potential for Renewable Energy finds that the combined roofs of Michigan’s big box stores could generate roughly 2,494.4 gigawatt-hours of clean electricity each year. That would be equivalent to generating enough energy to power 234,300 average American homes, which ranks 12th in the country.

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A critical tool for beautiful oceans | Kelsey Lamp

The Biden administration should give future generations the opportunity to appreciate our amazing ocean for years to come

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The BLM’s Arctic Refuge Scoping Report—ExplainedJulia DinmoreKevin Pollack

The Bureau of Land Management’s Scoping Report is complicated, so we helped you understand it.

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New Report: President Biden’s first year in office marks progress on numerous environmental fronts

Following years of rollbacks, President Joe Biden began his term nearly a year ago amidst unprecedented environmental and public health challenges. Despite these obstacles, his administration has made significant strides toward restoring lost environmental protections and confronting daunting threats to our climate and public health, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund.

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