Issue Brief Despite congressional failure to pass essential legislation to reduce carbon pollution and establish a renewable electricity standard, during its first term the Obama administration successfully adopted policies to protect public health from air pollution, lower oil consumption, and create jobs.
We need dedicated funding for communities to increase their resilience to future extreme weather events.
In order to fight disastrous climate change, we must reduce carbon pollution in America.
Report We must take steps to protect middle- and lower-income households from the economic harms wrought by extreme weather events linked to climate change.
President Obama can implement five major rules before Inauguration Day to protect our nation’s health and environment from toxic pollution and climate change.
Despite lower production, the big five oil companies reaped $90 billion in profits through the first three quarters of 2012. They used part of that money to lobby Congress, fund favorable candidates, and enrich their executives and stockholders.
The United States must heed the warnings of Hurricane Sandy and other deadly disasters and reduce its carbon pollution.
CAP Senior Fellow Daniel J. Weiss testifies before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Issue Brief Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman outline the five major Obama administration policies that helped the auto industry and the nation by creating jobs, reducing oil use, saving families money, and cutting pollution.
Issue Brief Jessica Goad, Daniel J. Weiss, and Richard Caperton identify the vast opportunities for renewable energy installations on public lands in the West.
Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman examine the profits of these companies and what they do with them to enrich shareholders at the expense of consumers by protecting unneeded tax breaks.
Christina C. DiPasquale and Daniel J. Weiss argue that the U.S. military’s use of alternative fuels will greatly benefit our national security and the defense budget.
Matt Kasper and Daniel J. Weiss explain why the Strategic Energy Production Act is bad for Americans’ health and could raise prices due to increased oil and gas exports.
Now is the time for the Environmental Protection Agency to finalize the proposed carbon pollution standard for new power plants and commence work on reductions for existing plants, write Daniel J. Weiss and Jorge Madrid.
CAP Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy Daniel J. Weiss testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Power.