The Clean Power Plan: A Critical Step Toward Decarbonizing America’s Energy System
The Clean Power Plan can help mitigate rising natural gas use in the United States and build momentum for a carbon-free energy system.
The Business Case for the Green Climate Fund
Investments in clean energy and climate resilience supported by the newly launched Green Climate Fund can be a boon for U.S. businesses and global economic growth.
Extreme Weather on the Rise
The most severe weather events of 2014 took 65 lives and cost more than $19 billion, showing that the need for increased resilience investment is greater than ever.
Opportunities for the Green Climate Fund in 2015
Issue Brief Countries—including the United States—need to start meeting their financial pledges to the Green Climate Fund so that it can begin to help solve the climate challenge.
Tracking Seafood From Bait to Plate
The Obama administration recently announced actions that will help reduce seafood fraud and combat pirate fishing around the globe.
Cutting Greenhouse Gas from Fossil-Fuel Extraction on Federal Lands and Waters
Issue Brief A comprehensive emissions-reduction plan is needed to cut greenhouse gas pollution from energy development on public lands and waters to support U.S. climate change goals.
Budget Impact: Reducing Exposure to the Risks Posed by Climate Change Saves Money and Lives
If Republican leaders in Congress are serious about fiscal responsibility, their 2016 federal budget proposal will include funds to cut carbon pollution and strengthen the nation’s resilience to climate change.
Making Subsidy Reform Stick
Low oil prices can help countries reform fuel subsidies, but governments should invest the resultant savings in national projects to ensure that they stick.
The Economic Fallout of the Freeze on Ohio’s Clean Energy Sector
Issue Brief Ohio stands as a cautionary tale of the harms that follow a rollback of renewable energy and energy-efficiency standards.
Fact Sheet: Efforts to Repeal or Weaken Renewable Energy Schedules in the States
Fact Sheet On the heels of coordinated campaigns across the country to roll back state-level renewable energy standards, many states are already facing similar efforts in the early months of 2015.
States Have a Responsibility to Support and Implement the Clean Power Plan
States that oppose the Clean Power Plan are already grappling with the impacts of climate change—and accepting federal dollars to mitigate those impacts.