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The U.S. Leads the World in Clean Air: The Case for Environmental Optimism

November 27, 2018

The U.S. Leads the World in Clean Air: The Case for Environmental Optimism

This paper from the Texas Public Policy Foundation examines how America achieved robust economic growth while dramatically reducing emissions of air pollutants.

The paper states that these achievements should be celebrated as a public policy success story, but instead the prevailing narrative among political and environmental leaders is one of environmental decline that can only be reversed with a more stringent regulatory approach. Instead, the paper urges for the data to be considered and applied to the narrative.