Confronting the Dual Challenges of Climate Change and Poverty: A Case Study of Cleveland
Cleveland is showing the way toward a progressive model of building climate resilience in low-income communities.
Offshore Wind Energy Can Deliver Big Carbon Cuts for Coastal States
Issue Brief By harnessing even a small portion of the sea breezes off their shores, Atlantic coast states can boost state energy supplies and speed fulfillment of their Clean Power Plan responsibilities.
Appropriations Showdown on Climate Change
Some in Congress are using the annual appropriations process to attack President Obama’s climate change initiatives. For the sake of the country's future, these efforts must fail.
Climate Change Threatens Electric Grid Reliability in the Southeast
Opponents of the Clean Power Plan often claim that it will threaten grid reliability, but unmitigated climate change poses the greatest threat to the power sector in the Southeast.
Key Principles for Climate-Related Risk Insurance
Report In the run-up to Paris, the Obama administration has an opportunity to lead the efforts to expand access to climate-related insurance across the developing world through parametric insurance programs.
China’s New International Financing Institutions
Issue Brief With U.S. engagement, new banks such as Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank could spur a race to the top in sustainable development financing.
Climate Change Threatens Electric Grid Reliability in the Midwest and Great Plains
Opponents of the Clean Power Plan often claim that it will threaten grid reliability, but unmitigated climate change poses the greatest risk to the power sector’s stability in the Midwest and Great Plains.
The Legacy of Katrina
Video It has been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and disproportionately affected its poor and black residents. Senior Fellow Sam Fulwood asks what have we learned since those dark days in Louisiana a decade ago.
The Arctic Is on the Brink: Here’s Why You Should Care
Video CAP Senior Fellow Cathleen Kelly explains why Arctic warming—and melting—matters to you.
A 4-Point Plan for Responsibly Expanding Renewable Energy Production on America’s Public Lands and Oceans
Report To speed the next generation of renewable energy projects on public lands and waters, policymakers should institutionalize permitting reforms, designate new renewable energy zones, collaborate with communities for new projects, and create a revolving loan fund.
The EPA’s Newest Methane Emissions Rule Is a Crucial Step for Climate Action
The Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposal is a critical component of the Obama administration’s efforts to address climate change and paves the way for future action to cut methane emissions.