The president’s comprehensive plan outlines steps to reduce U.S. pollution, better coordinate international efforts to solve the problem of climate change, and provide additional protection from the effects of climate change.
The Obama administration has made great strides in addressing climate change, but much more must and can be done.
Report The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, the Center for American Progress, and the Heritage Foundation teamed up to release a joint report assessing options to reform the national lab system to better position it to meet 21st century challenges.
Issue Brief Increased federal resilience spending is necessary to help our communities prepare for extreme weather.
Federal space-exploration spending outpaces ocean spending by more than 150-to-1, even though we already have better maps of Mars than we do of the ocean floor.
The process of hydraulic fracturing and drilling uses a lot of water, and there’s no silver-bullet alternative to help protect our water sources.
Issue Brief Reducing super pollutants is necessary to avoid disastrous impacts of global warming and to safeguard public health.
Issue Brief Combination of international pressure and China’s internal administrative shifts are making progress possible for the global reduction of a potent greenhouse gas.
Report Concentrating solar power promises to become a keystone technology in America’s renewable-energy portfolio.
Michael Conathan, Director of Ocean Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Big Oil will be making huge profits off Americans’ travel expenditures on fuel while producing less oil and opposing health safeguards.
Issue Brief The new secretary of the interior can do a great deal to ensure that fossil-fuel development on federal lands is done in ways and with limits that better protect health, safety, and the environment.
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.
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.
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.