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Jun 01, 2012, 00:01 ET

Pew: Localities Squeezed by Reduction in State Aid and Property Taxes, Growing Demand for Services

While states slowly rebound from the Great Recession, many local governments are struggling with unprecedented fiscal challenges. For the first...

May 10, 2012, 11:18 ET
Pew's Economic Mobility Project State-by-State Analysis shows that it matters where you live when it comes to climbing the earnings ladder.  (PRNewsFoto/The Pew Charitable Trusts)

Pew Finds States in Mideast & New England Have Better Economic Mobility Than National Average; States in South Have Worse

First Ever Analysis of State Level Economic Mobility  Economic Mobility of the States, released today by Pew's Economic Mobility...

Apr 13, 2012, 02:16 ET

L'Italia ha raccolto 28 miliardi di dollari in investimenti per l'energia pulita e rientra nei mercati del solare più brillanti al mondo

-- Rapporto Pew: Nel 2011 gli investimenti nel settore hanno raggiunto la cifra record di 263 miliardi di dollari L'Italia ha continuato a...

Apr 12, 2012, 13:42 ET

Deutschland liegt Weltweit mit 30,6 Milliarden Dollar in Sauberer Energie Investitionen auf Platz Drei

- Pew Studie: Weltweite Investition in der Industrie erreichen in 2011 Rekordwert von 263 Milliarden Dollar. Deutschland führt die Welt mit...

Apr 11, 2012, 18:50 ET

U.S. Retakes Lead From China in Clean Energy Race

Pew Report: Global investment in sector grew to a record $263 billion in 2011 In the global race to secure private clean energy finance...

Nov 15, 2011, 16:02 ET

Pew Applauds California Vote to Fluoridate, Urges Policy Makers to be Guided by Sound Science

More than 280,000 residents stand to gain oral health benefits More than 280,000 Californians, including San Jose-area residents, are...

Nov 15, 2011, 09:01 ET

Treaty to Stop Illegal Fishing Goes to Senate for Ratification

Pew supports efforts negotiated by two administrations Jeff Wise, director of the Pew Environment Group's Global Campaign to End Illegal Fishing,...

Sep 23, 2011, 16:25 ET

Conservation Organizations: NAFO Falls Short on Deep-Sea Protections

Regional Fishery Management Organization Extends Timeline of Area Closures, but Fails to Fully Implement U.N. Resolution The 33rd annual meeting...

Sep 21, 2011, 12:00 ET

Pew Study: Department of Defense Accelerates Clean Energy Innovation to Save Lives, Money

Investments Focus on Vehicle Technologies, Advanced Biofuels and Energy Efficiency The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is accelerating clean...

Jul 29, 2011, 08:30 ET

Administration, Auto Industry in Sync with Americans' Opinion on Fuel Economy

Pew Clean Energy Program poll finds strong support for ambitious standards Against a backdrop of sharp differences on a variety of current public...

Jul 08, 2011, 14:05 ET

Former FDIC Chair Sheila C. Bair to Join Pew as Senior Advisor

The Pew Charitable Trusts announced today that former FDIC Chairman Sheila C. Bair will be joining its staff as a senior advisor providing...

Jul 01, 2011, 13:36 ET

Pew Calls for Obama Administration to Raise MPG Standards

Action could save consumers millions at the pump and reduce consumption by more than one billion barrels of oil The Pew Clean Energy Program...

Jun 16, 2011, 10:43 ET

Pew Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Bill in Senate to Preserve Effectiveness of Antibiotics

The Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming (HHIF) today applauded U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Susan Collins (R-Maine),...

Jun 14, 2011, 00:01 ET

Destacados científicos latinoamericanos nombrados Becarios Pew en Ciencias Biomédicas 2011

The Pew Charitable Trusts nombró a 10 promisorios jóvenes científicos como "Becarios Latinoamericanos Pew en Ciencias...

Jun 14, 2011, 00:01 ET

Notáveis cientistas latino-americanos nomeados Pew Fellows de 2011 em ciências biomédicas

A Pew Charitable Trusts nomeou 10 notáveis cientistas em começo de carreira como Pew Fellows latino-americanos em ciências...

Jun 14, 2011, 00:01 ET

Top Latin American Scientists Named 2011 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts named 10 outstanding early-career scientists to be Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences. By providing...

Jun 14, 2011, 00:01 ET

22 of America's Most Promising Scientists Selected as 2011 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences

Twenty-two of America's most promising scientists have been named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The 2011...

May 19, 2011, 00:01 ET

Public Favors Increased Government Role in Promoting American Dream, According to Poll by Pew’s Economic Mobility Project

Families’ Financial Situations Tumble, Yet Optimism About the Future Prevails A new national poll released today by Pew's Economic Mobility...

Apr 13, 2011, 00:01 ET

Pew Finds Four in 10 Offenders Return To Prison Within Three Years

Despite massive increases in state spending on prisons, America's national recidivism rate is stubbornly high, with more than four in 10 offenders...

Mar 30, 2011, 07:30 ET

En 2010, les investissements mondiaux en énergie propre ont atteint le niveau record de 243 milliards de dollars

- La Chine est à la première place du groupe des G20 avec 54,4 milliards de dollars En 2010, les investissements et les...