CAP en Español
Small CAP Banner

Daniel J. Weiss Archives

Heavy Weather: How Climate Destruction Harms Middle- and Lower-Income Americans

Man reacting to home washed up after Superstorm Sandy book_alt2 icon 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.

By Daniel J. Weiss, Jackie Weidman, and Mackenzie Bronson | Friday, November 16, 2012

Take Action Now to Protect Us from Pollution

Reid-Gardner power stationPresident Obama can implement five major rules before Inauguration Day to protect our nation’s health and environment from toxic pollution and climate change.

By Danielle Baussan and Daniel J. Weiss | Thursday, November 8, 2012

How Big Oil Spent Part of Its $90 Billion in Profits So Far in 2012

Big five oil company executives testifyDespite 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.

By Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman | Monday, November 5, 2012

Preventing Future ‘Frankenstorms’

The United States must heed the warnings of Hurricane Sandy and other deadly disasters and reduce its carbon pollution.

By Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman | Thursday, November 1, 2012

The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on the Outlook for Achieving North American Energy Independence Within the Decade

CAP Senior Fellow Daniel J. Weiss testifies before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

By Daniel J. Weiss | Thursday, September 13, 2012

5 Ways the Obama Administration Revived the Auto Industry by Reducing Oil Use

President Barack Obama gets behind the wheel of a new Chevy Volt during his tours of the General Motors Auto Plant in Hamtramck, Michigan. article icon 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.

By Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman | Monday, August 27, 2012

The Vast Potential for Renewable Energy in the American West

article icon Issue Brief Jessica Goad, Daniel J. Weiss, and Richard Caperton identify the vast opportunities for renewable energy installations on public lands in the West.

By Jessica Goad, Daniel J. Weiss, and Richard W. Caperton | Monday, August 6, 2012

Big 5 Oil Companies Going for the Gold

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.

By Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman | Tuesday, July 31, 2012

‘Great Green Fleet’ Sails Toward Pentagon’s Reduction in Oil Use

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.

By Christina C. DiPasquale and Daniel J. Weiss | Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Keeping New Publicly Owned Oil and Gas at Home

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.

By Matt Kasper and Daniel J. Weiss | Thursday, June 28, 2012

More Action on Climate Change

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.

By Daniel J. Weiss and Jorge Madrid | Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulations

CAP Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy Daniel J. Weiss testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

By Daniel J. Weiss | Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The Carbon Pollution Rule and Global Warming

play_alt icon Video Center for American Progress Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy Daniel J. Weiss explains why the Carbon Pollution Rule is important for the environment.

By Daniel J. Weiss | Monday, June 18, 2012

They Fought the Law

article icon Issue Brief Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman take a closer look at utilities’ lawsuits against the EPA over pollution rules.

By Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman | Monday, June 18, 2012

Does President Obama Really Support an ‘All-of-the-Above’ Energy Strategy?

Daniel J. Weiss testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

By Daniel J. Weiss | Thursday, May 31, 2012