Oil and gas companies affiliated with a lawsuit to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s limits on methane pollution wasted enough methane to power 4 million homes in 2015.
Tillerson and the incoming administration have indicated that they would cede U.S. leadership on clean energy to other powers—a decision at odds with their own America-first philosophy.
Policymakers should combine carbon pricing with policies that push technology development in order to cut carbon pollution from the transportation sector.
As extreme weather event damage spikes, the Trump administration has a responsibility to curb U.S. carbon pollution and invest in efforts to strengthen the climate change resilience of U.S. communities.
As the World Economic Forum gathers for its annual summit in Davos, Switzerland, the business case for the United States to continue its commitment to the Paris Agreement continues to grow.
Here are five things that Americans need to know about secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson.
Oil executive Rex Tillerson has a track record of public deception and putting personal and corporate gain over the American people’s interests, making him a dangerous choice for U.S. secretary of state.
Policymakers can craft a carbon tax that helps decarbonize the economy while protecting low- and middle-income energy consumers and ensuring continued economic growth.
Germany and other G-20 countries can catalyze progress on climate change by expanding and improving their infrastructure efforts.
Combining autonomous vehicle technology with electrification is critical to minimizing air pollution from the transportation sector.
The United States has been a leader in the global clean energy movement, but it now courts irrelevance and decline.
More research is needed to understand the impact that autonomous vehicles could have on transportation-sector carbon emissions.
With carbon taxes and emissions trading systems taking hold in Canada and Mexico—and interest in these instruments picking up in the United States—carbon pricing could span the continent.
The United States and China take the lead in identifying their own wasteful fossil fuel subsidies in a coordinated peer review.
The new administration can take several steps to help vulnerable communities reduce climate change risks and expand economic opportunities in the face of extreme weather.