Devastating flooding in the Midwest is damaging both rural and coastal communities—but Congress can help by enacting forward-thinking environmental and land management policies.
Energy development in the West is stressing scarce water resources, but policymakers cannot address the threats without knowing the extent of the problem.
Congress has twice rejected the Trump administration’s proposals to cut funding for climate science, but the administration’s latest budget proposal and ongoing efforts to interfere in this area show it’s time to do more.
With U.S. fisheries reeling from climate change and other threats, marine protected areas—especially highly and fully protected MPAs—are powerful tools to rebuild, protect, and sustain fisheries and ocean ecosystems.
Sen. Jon Tester speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about how policymakers should address the concerns of rural Americans.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about cities’ power in implementing progressive change and in setting the example of how governments can serve their people.
Sen. Brian Schatz, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, and Tom Steyer sat down at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference to discuss how to combat the climate crisis.
This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Robinson Meyer, a climate reporter for The Atlantic, and Christy Goldfuss, senior vice president for Energy and Environment Policy at CAP, about renewed energy on climate change.
To avert the economic threats posed by extreme weather and climate disaster events, Congress must act to build resilient infrastructure and communities.
Congress should pass a comprehensive infrastructure package to create jobs and raise wages, tackle the climate crisis, and improve access to opportunity and social equity.
Countries and subnational governments should bring ocean issues in from the periphery of the climate conversation.
Americans who depend on the ocean and treasure its beauty and abundance are counting on Congress to hold the Trump administration accountable for its harmful anti-ocean agenda, as well as to chart a more sustainable and prosperous course forward.
Newly elected governors have the opportunity—and responsibility—to set and achieve ambitious clean energy goals in their states, and appointing talented energy officials is a critical first step in carrying out that vision and continuing state leadership on climate and clean energy.
New governors who champion climate action will set a model for the rest of the country to follow.
As extreme weather events increase in frequency and intensity, local and federal leaders must ensure that people with disabilities are central to all emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.