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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
Jun 5, 2023
Kate Donald, Frances Colón, Anne Christianson, 2 More
Heba Malik, Cassidy Childs
Mar 20, 2023
Mar 14, 2023
Trevor Sutton, Mike Williams
Dec 5, 2022
Anne Christianson, Sally Hardin, Miriam Goldstein, 1 More
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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.
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.
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.
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
Following the election of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to Brazil’s presidency—and the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act marking the largest climate investment in U.S. history—a moment of truth for climate emerges for the most populous countries in the Americas right as leaders gather for COP27 in Egypt.
Nov 10, 2022
Ryan Richards, Joel Martinez, Frances Colón
The federal government must give local stakeholders and communities improved access to federal climate data to bolster climate resilience and adaptation efforts.
Oct 27, 2022
Cassidy Childs, Anne Christianson, Mikyla Reta
Anne Christianson and Dennis Tänzler urge the United States and European Union to support climate loss and damage action at next month’s United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference.
Oct 18, 2022
Anne Christianson, Dennis Tänzler
Please join the Center for American Progress and the United Steelworkers of America for a reception beginning at 6:00 PM, followed by a panel discussion with esteemed experts at 6:30 PM.
Sep 21, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act puts the United States on track to meeting its Paris Agreement commitment and to reclaiming the mantle of global climate leadership.
Aug 17, 2022
Frances Colón, Anne Christianson, Cassidy Childs
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