Public lands can help solve the climate crisis rather than worsen it.
Report Rather than creating new revenue-sharing entitlements, Congress should take a comprehensive, fiscally sound approach to addressing the natural resource revenue challenges facing the nation.
Issue Brief A proposal to develop one of the world’s largest open-pit mines in a remote and pristine corner of Alaska could destroy some of America’s most valuable fisheries.
Issue Brief The Obama administration should require that federal agencies account for greenhouse-gas pollution when considering new projects, especially on federal public lands and waters.
Issue Brief The American Legislative Exchange Council is working with other conservative groups to get the federal government to turn over our public lands to states for profit.
Issue Brief The sequester will have significant impacts on many public health and clean energy programs.
Energy development flourished in the president’s first term, but the administration has much more work to do on protecting our public lands.
Issue Brief Sequestration will inflict massive cuts on programs that protect our public lands and oceans—cuts that will impact all of us in a variety of ways.
Thirty national parks face the prospect of future oil and gas drilling within their borders.
Issue Brief Jessica Goad, Daniel J. Weiss, and Richard Caperton identify the vast opportunities for renewable energy installations on public lands in the West.
Video Andrew Satter and CAP's Public Lands team investigate three precious spaces under threat from resource extraction.
Video The Center for American Progress, in partnership with the Sierra Club, undertook a series of video mini-documentaries that revealed three places held in the public trust that could be threatened by pending proposals to mine and drill in or around them.