RELEASE: Making the Economic Case for Offshore Wind, New Report Results Confirm Viability

Washington, D.C. — Today Sens. Tom Carper (D-DE) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act and the Center for American Progress, the Clean Energy States Alliance, the Sierra Club, and the U.S. Offshore Wind Collaboration released a jointly commissioned Brattle Group report, which shows that even without federal subsidies, offshore wind can...

RELEASE: The Arab Spring and Climate Change

For the full volume, click here. Washington, D.C. — Today the Center for American Progress, the Stimson Center, and the Center for Climate and Security convened a discussion with Thomas Friedman and Anne-Marie Slaughter on a newly released collection of essays titled "The Arab Spring and Climate Change." While the Arab Spring was not caused by...

RELEASE: The Growth of the Latino Electorate in Key States

Washington, D.C. — Today the Progress 2050 project at the Center for American Progress released a new infographic detailing the increased influence that Latino voters will have in future presidential elections. As the immigration and sequester debates move forward in Congress, Americans of all backgrounds are watching. Latinos, African Americans, and other voters of color have much...

RELEASE: Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict in the Amazon and the Andes

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress today released “Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict in the Amazon and the Andes," which examines the interactions of climate change, environmental degradation, migration, and conflict in the Amazon, the tropical savannahs of Brazil and Bolivia, and the arid coastal plain of Peru. This report offers several recommendations...

STATEMENT: CAP Housing Expert Julia Gordon on New Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission Report

The Housing Commission report offers a cogent and comprehensive discussion of the critical questions facing today’s housing policymakers. We agree with the commissioners that homeownership can and should continue to play a crucial role for American families and communities. We especially welcome bipartisan endorsement of a limited but explicit role for the government to maintain the viability of the 30-year fixed rate mortgage and provide access to safe and sustainable lending for all creditworthy borrowers.