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Frank Szollosi works on policy issues to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources, including offshore wind and electric vehicles. Frank also supports the Federal Connections Task Force for RE-AMP, a network of 120 organizations across eight Midwestern states working to advance climate and energy policy. From 2003 until 2010 he served as an elected member of Toledo (Ohio) City Council. Frank is completing a Master's of Science in Natural Resources and Environment and a Master's of Public Policy at the University of Michigan - focusing on cities and their adaptation to the impacts of climate change. He received a Bachelors of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
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Ohio Must Reject Attacks on Clean Energy

4/10/2014 // By Frank Szollosi

Spring time in Ohio means hundreds of thousands of migratory birds will once again descend on Ohio fields, lakes and ponds—critical habitats that are being put at risk from climate change. Warmer winters alter the timing of available food supplies […] Read more >

The "I Will #ActOnClimate bus is touring the U.S.

Catch the “I Will Act on Climate” Tour in Great Lakes

8/3/2013 // By Frank Szollosi

As August rolls in, so does the “I Will #ActOnClimate” bus tour into the Great Lakes. The stakes couldn’t be higher for the Great Lakes and treasured ecosystems across the country. Carbon pollution was just measured at the highest levels in […] Read more >

Dear Congress: More sturgeon, less pollution.

4/16/2012 // By Frank Szollosi

My Michigan colleague, Brenda Archambo, is on her way to testify before the U.S. Senate to help ensure that a 200-million-year-old fish species doesn’t get wiped out by smokestacks, mercury and carbon pollution. Archambo leads a conservation group focused on […] Read more >

Less than 4 miles from a coal-fired power plant, my kids enjoyed this beach only once the past 2 years.

Big Week to Protect Kids from Mercury

12/12/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

Our kids need to spend more time outside experiencing nature, developing an appreciation for wildlife and the habitat that birds, fish, butterflies and everything else (including us) depend upon.  My family would love to spend more time at this great […] Read more >

Environmentalists, sportsmen, and labor officials gather round the Duramax engine - assembled at 8:30am that very morning - and marvel at its performance, efficiency and pollution-control technology.

EPA Rule Powers Clean Tech Engine, Jobs in Ohio

12/12/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

CLEAN TECH BOOSTS JOBS, SAVES MONEY, CUTS POLLUTION, DRIVES PERFORMANCE If you drive a big pick-up truck at work or when you hunt or fish, you know there are more choices when it comes to engine technology.  Recently, NWF joined […] Read more >

Great Veteran’s Day Movie Pick: Beat Big Oil, Drive Clean

11/7/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

Just in time for Veteran’s Day weekend comes a major motion picture that shows how the world’s drivers will end their reliance on Big Oil – and, I and many others believe, stop wars fueled by our thirst for petroleum. […] Read more >

Time To Take Off The Gloves!

2/8/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

Big polluters and their empowered agents on Capitol Hill want to turn back the clock on good jobs, public health and a clean environment with a coordinated, multi-million dollar assault on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the 40-year old […] Read more >

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Clean Car Future in Detroit

1/19/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

by Danielle Korpalski and Frank Szollosi, reporting from the North American International Auto Show. Three things you can count on at a big car show in Detroit: big engines, bright lights, and beautiful models. What was really sexy, though, was taking […] Read more >

Car Shopping? Just in from an EPA Hearing on New Fuel Economy Labels…

10/21/2010 // By Frank Szollosi

Shopping for new wheels.  It’s a pretty big deal.  With dealer showrooms filling up with groundbreaking new technology, it’s also a pretty exciting time to be looking for a new car.  Now the fuel economy window sticker has to catch […] Read more >