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Further Expanding Access to Rooftop Solar

A new CAP issue brief looks at the adoption of rooftop solar in emerging residential markets.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Understanding the EPA’s Climate Protection Proposal

The public deserves to know the relevant facts in the debate over the Environmental Protection Agency’s forthcoming carbon pollution rule.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Austerity Since the Great Recession

Research highlights why austerity has been such a harmful economic policy in the United States and Europe.

Friday, May 30, 2014

How to Reform the Tax Code to Promote College Affordability

Progressive reform of our tax code will support both college access and affordability, as well as help student-loan borrowers.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

How We Should Expand Credit Card Reform

A new CAP issue brief discusses both the successes of the Credit CARD Act and what still needs to be done.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Egypt Is Facing an Uncertain Summer

While it is clear who will win Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, it is not clear what he will do and whether the country will stabilize.

Friday, May 23, 2014

How to Adapt to a Hotter United States

Congress needs to increase its assistance for low-income households to help them adapt to the hotter weather that is a result of climate change.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Learning from Germany’s Reform of Its Prescription Drug Market

In a new CAP issue brief, Daniel Bahr, Germany’s federal minister of health, explains how wide-reaching reforms to Germany’s prescription drug market can inform U.S. research.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Reshaping the Federal Place-Based Agenda

A new CAP report looks at America’s first five Promise Zones. It also details how the federal government can improve the initiative and support place-based work.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Optimizing Experience in the Health Care Marketplace

As the next round of open enrollment begins in November, a new and more effective management structure is essential for the Affordable Care Act’s next phase of implementation.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Examining Climate Change, Migration, and Nontraditional Security Threats in China

A new CAP report looks at the nexus of climate change, migration, and security in five Chinese hotspots, analyzing what it means for both domestic and regional policymaking.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Reforming the Wildfire Budget Is Critical for Our Public Lands

Congress can provide the Interior Department and the Forest Service with the funds they need to prevent and fight wildfires by enacting President Obama’s recent budget proposal.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Responding to the Crisis of Crimea and Ukraine

A new CAP issue brief highlights what President Barack Obama and today’s policymakers can learn from the national security approaches of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Pfizer’s Potential Corporate Inversion Shows Need to Tighten Our Tax Rules

Pfizer is currently attempting to move its headquarters out of the United States by acquiring the U.K.-based AstraZeneca; we must do more to prevent these kinds of tax-dodging corporate inversions.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

What Would Universality Mean in the United States?

A new CAP report looks at the goals of the emerging post-2015 development agenda, including the innovative focus on universality.

Monday, May 12, 2014