Issue Brief Despite congressional failure to pass essential legislation to reduce carbon pollution and establish a renewable electricity standard, during its first term the Obama administration successfully adopted policies to protect public health from air pollution, lower oil consumption, and create jobs.
The creation of a community resilience fund would help communities affected by extreme weather increase their resiliency to it in the future.
We need dedicated funding for communities to increase their resilience to future extreme weather events.
In order to fight disastrous climate change, we must reduce carbon pollution in America.
Issue Brief This year’s U.N. climate conference in Qatar has ended, but there’s a lot of work still to be done before we reach our climate goals.
Issue Brief China’s clean energy markets are booming but challenges remain on efforts to cut emissions, and that translates into continued reluctance to take on more binding climate responsibilities at the global level.
Issue Brief Sequestration will inflict massive cuts on programs that protect our public lands and oceans—cuts that will impact all of us in a variety of ways.
Issue Brief For the benefit of current and future Americans and global citizens, Congress should act now and create a progressive carbon tax.
A brief look at the treaty, the issues regarding its continuation, and why we should support its next phase.
A look at the climate change conference and what the results of U.S. elections may mean for the Obama administration’s positions during these negotiations.
Michael Conathan breaks down the effect of the recent national elections on our oceans and coasts.
Interactive map shows how extreme weather events cause significant damage to lower- and middle-class Americans.
Report We must take steps to protect middle- and lower-income households from the economic harms wrought by extreme weather events linked to climate change.
President Obama can implement five major rules before Inauguration Day to protect our nation’s health and environment from toxic pollution and climate change.
Despite lower production, the big five oil companies reaped $90 billion in profits through the first three quarters of 2012. They used part of that money to lobby Congress, fund favorable candidates, and enrich their executives and stockholders.