Extreme weather events are costing the federal government billions of dollars a year in disaster relief, and these costs will keep rising if we don't do more to prevent climate change.
Issue Brief As extreme weather events due to climate change increase in frequency and/or ferocity, we must get an accurate account of how much disaster relief costs the government and taxpayers and plan for the future by building community resiliency.
Unlike Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget, President Obama’s FY 2014 budget proposal appropriately recognizes that the last thing Big Oil companies need is continued tax relief.
Sen. Patty Murray’s budget proposal makes necessary investments in the clean energy industry, while Rep. Paul Ryan’s latest budget would result in fewer jobs and more pollution.
Senior Fellow Daniel J. Weiss testifies before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Rep. Paul Ryan’s FY 2014 budget apparently retains 100 years of tax breaks for Big Oil and gives them new ones from the Romney budget plan.
After yet another super-profitable year—and another expensive winter at the pump—it’s time to shed light on Big Oil’s myths and move forward with real solutions to high gasoline prices.
Issue Brief The sequester will have significant impacts on many public health and clean energy programs.
Senior Fellow Daniel J. Weiss testifies before the House Oversight Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements.
Investing in clean energy technologies and reducing carbon pollution will protect public health and contribute to America’s economic resurgence.
As more American families suffer from increasingly severe weather events, making relief and aid the newest political football is unconscionable.
Big Oil’s ongoing huge earnings mean these companies do not need $2.4 billion in special tax breaks every year.
Issue Brief These 10 energy and environmental priorities for the president’s second term are vital to combating climate change.
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.