Forty-four percent of the Senate’s votes in 2015 have been on unpopular anti-environmental proposals and divisive fossil-fuel industry priorities. Congressional leaders will have to change their approach if they want results on energy and environmental issues.
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.
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.
The Obama administration recently announced actions that will help reduce seafood fraud and combat pirate fishing around the globe.
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.
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.
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.
Low oil prices can help countries reform fuel subsidies, but governments should invest the resultant savings in national projects to ensure that they stick.
Issue Brief Ohio stands as a cautionary tale of the harms that follow a rollback of renewable energy and energy-efficiency standards.
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 that oppose the Clean Power Plan are already grappling with the impacts of climate change—and accepting federal dollars to mitigate those impacts.
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.
Ocean-dependent businesses look to ocean planning to make the most of marine resources.
What President Obama’s draft five-year program means for the future of offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans.