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Indonesia fuel subsidy

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.

Ohio dock turbine

The Economic Fallout of the Freeze on Ohio’s Clean Energy Sector

article icon Issue Brief Ohio stands as a cautionary tale of the harms that follow a rollback of renewable energy and energy-efficiency standards.

Wind turbines from the Smoky Hills Wind Farm

Fact Sheet: Efforts to Repeal or Weaken Renewable Energy Schedules in the States

article icon 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.

Icebreaker in Seattle

Icebreakers: Essential Assets for a Changing Arctic

article icon Issue Brief Without decisive action to fund and build new heavy icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard, the United States puts its environment and national security in harm’s way.

Bold Tern

A Good Plan: Supporting the National Ocean Policy Ensures the Prosperity of Coastal Economies

Ocean-dependent businesses look to ocean planning to make the most of marine resources.

Deepwater Horizon

Drilling in the Arctic or the Atlantic? It Could Be All of the Above

What President Obama’s draft five-year program means for the future of offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans.

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Fact Sheets: Revitalizing Appalachia

article icon Fact Sheet By ensuring that coal companies mining on federal lands pay their fair share, the federal government could generate millions of dollars in new revenue that could be directed toward revitalizing Appalachian communities.


Revitalizing Appalachia

book_alt2 icon Report Appalachian coal communities have faced decades of job losses, but policymakers can raise revenue to invest in these communities by ensuring that coal companies mining from federal lands pay their fair share.


Don’t Rob Peter to Pay Paul: The Importance of International Climate Finance in the President’s FY 2016 Budget

The president’s fiscal year 2016 budget makes smart investments in international climate finance that are, at their root, inseparable from domestic climate actions.

A motorist fills up his car's gas tank.

Sliding Oil Prices Still Yield a $90 Billion 2014 for Big Oil

Despite a fourth-quarter slump, Big Oil posted big end-of-year profits.

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