Houston, Texas
Houston, Texas

Air Quality and Emissions

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  • Research Report

Responsible for more than 70 percent of global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, cities represent the single greatest opportunity for tackling climate change. The first step for cities to realize their potential is to identify and measure…

  • Research Report

Climate change is a global problem, but its impacts will be felt, and its solutions will be found, at the local level. In the absence of strong federal direction, cities are seizing the initiative and setting their own climate goals. Not only…

  • Case Studies & Practices

Benchmarking is the process of comparing inputs, processes, or outputs within or between organizations, often to motivate performance improvement. Benchmarking typically measures performance using an indicator per common…

  • CitiesSpeak

Had Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA gone the other way it would be a big deal for cities.  But it didn’t.  Cities own many small stationary sources that emit greenhouse gases and will benefit from not having to obtain permits for…

Supreme Court
Supreme Court
  • CitiesSpeak

Given the Supreme Court’s prominent role in deciding important issues of the day, it is easy to get caught up in the latest juicy Court mishap.  Justice Scalia erroneously depicted precedent in his dissent in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation…

Supreme Court
Supreme Court