Protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands by 2030 is a necessary step to protect and expand American’s carbon sink.
The Federal Reserve should not be throwing a public lifeline to an industry that is stoking serious risks to the financial system, economy, and environment.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, heat waves will present an even deadlier public health threat than usual, further exacerbating racial and economic injustices.
Public disclosure of how emissions are financed and of other climate-related financial risks is essential to start mitigating a climate-driven financial shock.
To address the fact that economic shocks caused by climate change will reduce state and local tax collections and increase infrastructure costs—creating additional risks for municipal bond investors—state and local issuers should adopt new climate risk disclosure standards to ensure accurate risk assessment and bond pricing.
The United States lacks federal climate action, so state and local governments are leading the way and creating polices for a just and inclusive clean energy economy.
These fact sheets explore how states are experiencing climate change differently—and how the Trump administration’s regulatory rollbacks are affecting each state.
To celebrate Earth Day, this video recognizes the leadership and contributions of young women of color—such as Vanessa Nakate, founder of the Rise Up Movement—in the climate movement.
As the connection between climate change and women’s health and well-being is better elucidated, it is important that researchers also utilize a reproductive justice framework.
By weakening air and water protections and refusing to address climate change, the Trump administration is exacerbating environmental and health hazards in communities of color.
As weather and climate disasters become more devastating and costly, Congress must design bold and equitable policies to reduce carbon and other pollution and protect communities from the worst impacts of climate change.
Climate change is contributing to crop failure and malnutrition in the Northern Triangle and beyond, driving migration and raising the need for global and regional solutions.
U.S. regulators should protect the financial system from climate-related risks and help facilitate a smooth transition to a greener economy.
The Trump administration’s attacks on Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Tongass National Forest could release almost 5 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent—almost as much pollution as all of the world’s cars emit in a year.
As the Trump administration begins its official withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, it is important to consider what climate policy actions a future president can take to get American global climate leadership back on track.