Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton explain why the House’s act forbidding U.S. airlines from participating in an EU pollution-reduction program is the wrong response.
We need to maintain climate assistance even in times of fiscal austerity, argues Rebecca Lefton. Our economy and security are at risk.
Budget cuts to international climate investments would jeopardize critical U.S. leadership on achieving climate safety, write Rebecca Lefton and Andrew Light.
Recent clean energy deals with China are good for U.S. economic growth, writes Rebecca Lefton. The next step is domestic policies that boost innovation and create jobs.
Climate change threatens U.S. businesses, write Rebecca Lefton and Richard W. Caperton. Businesses and Congress need to address these risks.
The Bush administration repeatedly rolled back clean energy funding and oil and gas regulations that could have kept Americans safe, writes Rebecca Lefton.
The growing global demand for oil is harming U.S. security and our economy. Susan Lyon, Rebecca Lefton, and Daniel J. Weiss offer solutions.
Studies from the Milken Institute and Heritage Foundation provide misleading information about the clean energy economy, detracting from the real debate, writes Rebecca Lefton.
Rebecca Lefton, Andrew Light, and Daniel J. Weiss on what you need to know following the United Nations International Climate Change Summit.
Andrew Light, Rebecca Lefton, and Daniel J. Weiss debunk common misconceptions on the U.N. climate change conference.
What you need to know in advance of the climate change summit on what the United States and international community are doing to get us on track for an agreement.
Learn how to separate fact from fiction as the world prepares for the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen this December.
Rebecca Lefton is a Senior Policy Analyst at American Progress, specializing in international climate change policy and sustainable development. She develops policy positions and strategizes campaigns to advance public awareness and understanding of international energy and climate issues, and directs legislative and advocacy initiatives. She represents American Progress at global conferences, including the United Nations [...]