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Energy and Environment
International Climate engages U.S. and global leaders across sectors to support rapid, science-based emissions reductions and promote equitable climate policy.
CAP engages across sectors with democratic allies to enhance and build on mitigation and adaptation commitments, expand bilateral agendas, and strengthen clean energy initiatives globally.
CAP leverages its expertise to secure climate financing for emerging economies while identifying financial mechanisms that reduce emissions and ensure that commodities reflect climate risks.
Nature-based solutions address the dual climate and biodiversity crises. CAP supports expanding land and ocean protections as a climate solution and using nature to help communities adapt to climate impacts.
CAP works to ensure that national security doctrines expand to include how destabilizing natural systems risks mass migration, conflict, pandemics, and unrest that can undermine foreign policy and global institutions.
The International Climate team engages U.S. and global leaders across sectors to support rapid, science-based emissions reductions and promote equitable climate policy.
Senior Director, International Climate Policy
Director, International Climate Policy
Dec 19, 2023
Robert Benson, Anne Christianson, Courtney Federico, 1 More
Dec 6, 2023
Alan Yu, Glen S. Fukushima
Dec 5, 2023
Chris Martinez, Laura Kilbury, Joel Martinez, 6 More
Calee White, Mariel Lutz, Kat So, Kate Petosa, Allison McManus, Anne Christianson
Jun 5, 2023
Kate Donald, Frances Colón, Anne Christianson, 2 More
Heba Malik, Cassidy Childs
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Far-right parties are exploiting discontent with environmental policies, undermining progress on climate change and endangering democracy in Europe and beyond.
In an op-ed for Kyodo News, Alan Yu and Glen S. Fukushima argue that while Japan’s support for new research into clean energy alternatives should be commended, the nation should also invest more heavily in deploying technologies that have already proven successful, such as solar and wind power.
As citizens around the world increasingly favor serious policy action to fight climate change, the fossil fuel industry is undermining democratic principles to stem the tide of climate action—spreading misinformation and obstructing elected governments’ climate efforts, promoting anti-democratic movements and candidates, and even undermining democratic rights.
The Center for American Progress, the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, and Development Alternatives are excited to host this official UNFCCC COP28 side event in Dubai.
Dec 3, 2023
Patrick Gaspard, Koyel Mandal, Anna Fendley, 5 More
Trevor Sutton, Shrashtant Patara, Rajani Ranjan Rashmi, Marta Torres Gunfaus, John Podesta
Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.
Oct 25, 2023
In partnership with the Columbia Climate School, join experts from around the world to learn why climate adaptation and resilience planning is an essential part of the response to the climate crisis.
Sep 19, 2023
The United States must push for transformative reforms to the global financial system to alleviate Global South debt burdens that prevent investments in climate, development, and democratic institutions.
The United States must show up to loss and damage discussions this year with solidarity, constructive negotiating positions, and credible finance solutions so that the world can not only address the losses and damages of climate change, but also continue to pursue ambitious climate mitigation goals.
Mar 20, 2023
Under President Biden, the United States is reinvigorating its trade policy to better confront the major challenges of the 21st century, but key questions remain.
Mar 14, 2023
Trevor Sutton, Mike Williams
As the U.N. conference on biodiversity begins, participating nations must do what those at the recent climate change conference failed to accomplish: acknowledge the link between the climate and nature crises, setting up governments to take bold action on both.
Dec 5, 2022
Anne Christianson, Sally Hardin, Miriam Goldstein, 1 More
The event will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, at 11:15 a.m. EGY.
Nov 17, 2022
The event will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, at 5:15 p.m. EGY.
Nov 15, 2022
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