Protecting the Natural Treasures of America’s Remote Pacific Islands
It’s time for President Obama to act boldly to preserve one of the planet’s last unspoiled ocean ecosystems.
Balancing Act in the West: How America’s Playground Can Be a Model for Recreation and Drilling
Video This video explores how the Obama administration’s drilling reforms could protect the robust recreation economy of the Moab area and the spectacular desert landscapes that attract visitors from around the world.
Saving the Arctic
Report The United States should lead ambitious national, regional, and global efforts on climate change and black carbon reduction to slow rapid warming in the Arctic, protect millions of lives, improve food security, and safeguard our planet for future generations when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry becomes chair of the Arctic Council in 2015.
The Climate Implications of U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas, or LNG, Exports
Report Increased LNG exports could theoretically result in a net benefit for the climate, but the conditions are formidable.
Summertime, and the Livin’ Is Easy—If You’re Big Oil
The big five oil companies continue earning huge profits—more than $25 billion in the second quarter—yet they receive billions of dollars in unnecessary and unwarranted tax breaks.
Federal Coal Leasing in the Powder River Basin
Issue Brief Why the federal coal-leasing program in the Powder River Basin is costing taxpayers billions of dollars in lost revenue and pollution costs.
How Leaving RGGI Leaves New Jersey Behind
Giving up his plot to leave the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative would be a relatively simple and effective way for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) to implement proposed carbon-pollution limits while strengthening New Jersey’s health and economy.
One Storm Shy of Despair
Report President Obama and his State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience have an opportunity to reduce extreme weather and other climate change risks to low-income families and to create resilient, safe, and equitable communities that will allow all Americans to prosper.
Video Series: A Brighter Future for India
Video This video series documents how solar power has the potential to improve livelihoods, health, and the environment while avoiding the need for the costly grid expansion that is a distant reality for many.
Electricity Without the Grid
Distributed electric generation is a vital tool in the fight against energy poverty around the world.
The Concept and Potential of Adaptation Markets
Issue Brief The idea of adaptation markets is relatively new and unfamiliar, but they could be valuable tools to build resilience to the effects of climate change.