Daniel J. Weiss, Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Committee on the Budget.
The president’s comprehensive plan outlines steps to reduce U.S. pollution, better coordinate international efforts to solve the problem of climate change, and provide additional protection from the effects of climate change.
The Obama administration has made great strides in addressing climate change, but much more must and can be done.
Issue Brief Increased federal resilience spending is necessary to help our communities prepare for extreme weather.
Big Oil will be making huge profits off Americans’ travel expenditures on fuel while producing less oil and opposing health safeguards.
Dan Weiss testifies on the effects that climate change has on electricity security and innovation before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Despite the severe budget cuts facing many middle-class programs, the five biggest oil companies continue to rake in tens of billions of dollars in profits, while still receiving unnecessary and wasteful tax breaks.
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.