Report The new alignment of the United States, Mexico, and Canada on climate change—and the forthcoming North American Leaders’ Summit—present opportunities for these countries to undertake new, coordinated climate action.
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.
Andrew Light and Sen Christopher Murphy (D-CT) discuss international climate change.
Report Global carbon markets could potentially deliver outsized environmental and economic benefits in the coming years.
Issue Brief The Major Economies Forum parties should adopt a target of 40 percent zero-carbon electricity generation by 2035, which would reduce carbon emissions and help stabilize global temperature increases.
David Waskow and Andrew Light speak about what was achieved—and not achieved—at the latest round of U.N. climate talks in Doha and the challenges ahead for both developed and developing countries in forging a consensus on addressing the causes and consequences of climate change.
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.
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.
CAP Senior Fellow Andrew Light testifies before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Adam James, Andrew Light, and Gwynne Taraska explain how the final draft of the summit’s outcome text could have been stronger.
For the rest of this week over 100 global leaders, and more countries, converge on Rio de Janeiro for the Rio+20 Earth Summit. As of Tuesday a negotiated text was released which so far is receiving dismal reviews as watered down and lacking in any concrete commitments or timetables for outcomes. If the meeting is […]
If leaders at next week’s G-20 summit commit to a roadmap to phase out fossil-fuel subsidies, they can set the right tone for the forthcoming Rio+20 Conference, write Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton.
The U.S.-initiated Clean Energy Ministerial advanced its clean energy agenda at its London meeting this past week and joined forces with the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, write Rebecca Lefton and Andrew Light.
Rick Smith and Andrew Light explain the substantial hurdles Canada faces to building a tar sands pipeline to China.
Andrew Light shows why this year’s climate talks were a success and how this outcome was better than the potential catastrophic collapse of international climate talks at the meeting.