Congress must invest in the president’s new Climate Resilience Fund to protect communities from extreme weather.
With increased production costs but decreased profits in 2013, Big Oil companies are fighting to protect their tax breaks and lift the crude oil export ban instead of looking for more-sustainable energy solutions.
Daniel J. Weiss, Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Issue Brief Lifting the 40-year ban on crude oil exports could reduce our energy security and raise domestic gasoline prices.
These five clean energy and public health priorities for the president's second term are vital to slowing climate change and building on the clean energy successes of the past year.
Sen. Ron Wyden can cut $30 billion more as the new chair of the Senate Finance Committee.
The big five oil companies earned $23 billion in the third quarter, yet they continue to receive billions of dollars in tax breaks.
President Barack Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness must identify federal disaster-recovery and resilience costs and the revenue to pay for them.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon-pollution standards for future power plants would provide a path for cleaner coal-powered electricity.
Instead of stale attacks on settled climate science, hyperinflated estimates of the cost of cleanup, or denial of executive authority to act, there are 10 truths that need to be said at the hearing.
Issue Brief The 10 states that received the most federal disaster relief in fiscal years 2011 and 2012 for climate-related extreme weather events elected 47 climate-science deniers to Congress.
The big five oil companies enjoyed profits of $19.5 billion in the second quarter of 2013. They don’t need special tax breaks too.
The new House bill is an unprecedented assault on your health and public lands.
The president and Congress should create a federal resilience fund for communities nationwide to invest in protection for people, homes, and businesses from future extreme weather events.