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 Fostering clean energy manufacturing in the United States would help boost the manufacturing sector, create jobs, and increase competitiveness, all while fighting global warming.
The president’s major speech on climate change set the stage for policies that will improve the health of our planet, including the 71 percent of it that is covered by oceans.
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.
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.
Issue Brief As extreme weather events due to climate change increase in frequency and/or ferocity, we must get an accurate account of how much disaster relief costs the government and taxpayers and plan for the future by building community resiliency.
Issue Brief The Obama administration should require that federal agencies account for greenhouse-gas pollution when considering new projects, especially on federal public lands and waters.
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.
Issue Brief In order to avoid the catastrophic consequences of climate change, enormous fossil-fuel reserves will need to remain in the ground untouched.
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.