Report Congress is imposing a costly unfunded mandate on the American people by failing to enact policies to curb U.S. emissions of heat-trapping pollution.
A global phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons in the Montreal Protocol is the best opportunity to stabilize temperatures in the near term.
Click on each city to get a snapshot of their resilience initiatives.
Report This report reviews climate change risks, identifies cities that are already taking steps to tackle this growing issue, and recommends actions to build resilience.
The coal industry’s export strategy faces decreasing financial value and will increase environmental damage.
Issue Brief Middle-class homeowners are driving rooftop solar adoption in the United States.
President Barack Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness must identify federal disaster-recovery and resilience costs and the revenue to pay for them.
Despite House Republican claims that funding national parks is noncontroversial, public lands have been plagued by drastic budget cuts, seasonal closures, proposed land sell-offs, and a freeze on new parks since the Tea Party takeover of the House.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon-pollution standards for future power plants would provide a path for cleaner coal-powered electricity.
Video The Center for American Progress visited Norfolk, Virginia, a city on the front lines of the fight against rising seas, to talk to residents and community leaders about their efforts to save the city and learn to live with the water.
Instead of stale attacks on settled climate science, hyperinflated estimates of the cost of cleanup, or denial of executive authority to act, there are 10 truths that need to be said at the hearing.
Issue Brief The 10 states that received the most federal disaster relief in fiscal years 2011 and 2012 for climate-related extreme weather events elected 47 climate-science deniers to Congress.
Although there are grave concerns about ongoing radiation leaks at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, the amount of radiation in domestic seafood is still well below safe levels.
As the Senate considers a new chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, it should focus on the commission’s important mandate.
Congressional action to advance a consistent budget is key to combating climate change and supporting American jobs and security.