News Release | Environment Ohio

Report highlights 17 bad actors waging aggressive anti-solar campaigns

Columbus, Ohio – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country like AEP’s attacks on the renewable energy standards in Ohio, said a new report released today by Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center. 

News Release | Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center

Environment Ohio maps out 50 steps towards carbon-free transportation

Pollution from our nation’s cars, buses, trucks and trains are taking America dangerously off track to meeting climate goals, according to a new report written by Frontier Group and released by Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center. /50 STEPS TOWARD CARBON-FREE TRANSPORTATION: Rethinking U.S. Transportation Policy to Fight Global Warming concludes that 21^st century transportation policy must quickly shift to new priorities, guided by a central goal of curbing climate-altering carbon pollution.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Children and Elderly at Risk from “Dangerous and Close” Fracking

There are 58 schools and childcare facilities within one mile of a fracked oil or gas well in Ohio, putting children at increased risk of health impacts from dangerous chemicals and air pollution.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Report: As solar explodes nationwide, Ohio still lags behind

Columbus, OHIO – With one solar panel for every 25 people, Ohio remains near the bottom of an annual ranking of solar power capacity, and utilities like First Energy and their allies would just as soon keep it that way.  

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Map: 100 percent of Ohioans live in counties affected by floods and other weather-related disasters

Columbus, OHIO –One hundred percent of Ohioans live in counties affected recently by weather-related disasters, including extreme flooding that the area is unequipped to handle, according to an interactive, online map released today that crunches data from the federal government. Scientists say global warming is already exacerbating some extreme weather events and their impacts.

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