American Energy Security and Innovation: Grid Reliability Challenges in a Shifting Energy-Resource Landscape
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.
A ‘Day of Reckoning’ for the New England Groundfishery
Though new fishing regulations on New England fishermen are stricter than ever before, they are still the best hope for an industry on the verge of potential collapse.
Big Oil Profits—and Tax Breaks—Remain High Despite Sequestration Cuts
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.
Infographic: Disastrous Spending: Federal Disaster-Relief Expenditures Rise amid More Extreme Weather
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.
Carbon Market Crossroads
Report Global carbon markets could potentially deliver outsized environmental and economic benefits in the coming years.
Infrastructure and Resilience: Forging a National Strategy for Reconstruction and Growth
Issue Brief In this brief, we argue that the president must advance his new infrastructure initiatives and investment goals in the context of the public health and safety risks of climate change.
Energy from Waste Can Help Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Issue Brief Increasing rates of recycling and composting, as well as incentivizing energy-from-waste facilities, would reduce our reliance on landfills and help lower greenhouse-gas emissions in the United States.
The Obama Budget Drains Tax Breaks for Big Oil
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.
Video: A Boom with No Boundaries
Video Oil and gas drilling in North Dakota threatens Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the land surrounding it by increasing pollution, traffic, and noise in the area.
Top 5 Ocean Priorities for the New Secretary of State
In his new role as secretary of state, John Kerry can take action on climate change, Arctic management, and pirate fishing to defend our oceans and preserve marine life.
The Dollars and Science of Fishery Management
Some legislators are trying to eat their fish and have them too.