The Obama administration is seeking to double production of clean energy from public lands, a vital front in the war on climate change.
Report The Obama administration and Congress must bridge the divide between the current focus in federal policy on promoting oil and gas development and the public’s demand for greater access to recreational opportunities and protections of lands for future generations.
The big five oil companies enjoyed profits of $19.5 billion in the second quarter of 2013. They don’t need special tax breaks too.
The new House bill is an unprecedented assault on your health and public lands.
The president and Congress should create a federal resilience fund for communities nationwide to invest in protection for people, homes, and businesses from future extreme weather events.
Focusing on increasing the use of clean energy technologies in the affordable multifamily housing market would make families more secure and strengthen local economies.
Report Natural gas has an important role to play in achieving the emissions reductions that are necessary for climate stabilization. Beyond the near term, however, there needs to be a swift transition from natural gas to zero-carbon energy.
Issue Brief The president should enlist all federal credit programs in the fight against climate change.
Russia recently refused to let the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources establish marine reserves in the ocean off Antarctica.
The president’s call to reduce the size of the federal government’s enormous energy-consumption footprint could significantly curb the effects of climate change and help secure a cleaner, more stable environment.
Issue Brief It is vital that we avoid the “electrical divide” and stay committed to safe, affordable, reliable, and clean electricity in the United States as distributed generation grows.
Daniel J. Weiss, Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Committee on the Budget.
Report Investing more in climate preparedness and resilience will end up saving money in the long run by lowering the risks of extreme weather and climate-change impacts.
Issue Brief Fostering clean energy manufacturing in the United States would help boost the manufacturing sector, create jobs, and increase competitiveness, all while fighting global warming.
Issue Brief A proposal to develop one of the world’s largest open-pit mines in a remote and pristine corner of Alaska could destroy some of America’s most valuable fisheries.