Issue Brief As extreme weather events due to climate change increase in frequency and/or ferocity, we must get an accurate account of how much disaster relief costs the government and taxpayers and plan for the future by building community resiliency.
Issue Brief The Obama administration should require that federal agencies account for greenhouse-gas pollution when considering new projects, especially on federal public lands and waters.
Issue Brief Increasing rates of recycling and composting, as well as incentivizing energy-from-waste facilities, would reduce our reliance on landfills and help lower greenhouse-gas emissions in the United States.
Issue Brief In order to avoid the catastrophic consequences of climate change, enormous fossil-fuel reserves will need to remain in the ground untouched.
In order to fight disastrous climate change, we must reduce carbon pollution in America.
Issue Brief This year’s U.N. climate conference in Qatar has ended, but there’s a lot of work still to be done before we reach our climate goals.
Issue Brief For the benefit of current and future Americans and global citizens, Congress should act now and create a progressive carbon tax.
Report We must take steps to protect middle- and lower-income households from the economic harms wrought by extreme weather events linked to climate change.
Issue Brief Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman outline the five major Obama administration policies that helped the auto industry and the nation by creating jobs, reducing oil use, saving families money, and cutting pollution.
Rebecca Lefton and Samuel Grausz explain U.S. and EU policies reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the aviation sector.
Now is the time for the Environmental Protection Agency to finalize the proposed carbon pollution standard for new power plants and commence work on reductions for existing plants, write Daniel J. Weiss and Jorge Madrid.
President Barack Obama flexed executive power this year to secure $4 billion for job-creating energy-efficiency building projects across the United States, write Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid, and Adam James.
Bracken Hendricks and Jorge Madrid document the Recovery Act’s impressive benefits to our clean energy economy. We must continue this momentum.