Our Latest Updates – Archive

Researcher Wanted at Educational Nonprofit ProCon.org
1/17/2019 -

ProCon.org, a Los Angeles-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity,
seeks an in-house Researcher (full-time with benefits or part-time
without benefits) to develop content for websites devoted to a
nonpartisan in-depth presentation of 70+ controversial issues. Three
items are required for application, as specified in the job notice.

50 Lesson Plan Ideas Using ProCon.org
7/16/2018 -

We’re excited to announce 50 free lesson plan ideas for educators! Visit our Teachers’ Corner for inspiration, including lessons plans about distinguishing fact from opinion, how to write a “call-to-action” letter, and content from our partner Credo Reference.

Solar Power to Be Required on All New California Homes
5/21/2018 -

On Wed. May 9, the California Energy Commission voted in favor of requiring all new homes be equipped with solar power by 2020.

United States Energy Use by Source, 1950-2015
1/15/2018 -

In 2015, the United States relied on fossil fuels to supply 81.5% of total energy consumption, down from 91.4% in 1950. Take a look at our charts and graphs to see how the United States has used energy from 1950 to 2015.

Tax Bill Opens Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for Oil Drilling
1/2/2018 -

On Dec. 22, 2017 President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which contained a provision opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling.