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Senior Vice President, Energy and Environment
Senior Director, Domestic Climate and Energy Policy
Senior Director, Conservation
Counselor; President, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Senior Fellow, Energy and Environment
Director, Infrastructure Policy
Director, Public Lands
Senior Director, Strategy and Operations
Senior Director, International Climate Policy
Director, International Climate Policy
Senior Vice President, National Security and International Policy
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The case is part of conservative activists’ efforts to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from protecting Americans from major polluters.
Feb 13, 2024
Jeevna Sheth, Chris Martinez, Devon Ombres
Industrial facilities are most often located in or near Black, brown, and low-income communities who face the brunt of harmful industrial pollution, climate change impacts, and other environmental and public health hazards—something Harold Mitchell experienced firsthand in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Fortunately, the Biden administration’s long-overdue environmental justice investments can ensure that all people—regardless of race, income, or ZIP code—have clean air and clean water and live in safe and healthy communities.
Feb 2, 2024
Devon Lespier, Margaret Cooney, Hannah Malus, 6 More
Cathleen Kelly, Hai-Lam Phan, Matthew Gossage, Jeremy Hill, Andrew Sonntag, Toni Pandolfo
KOREPlex is opening a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Arizona that will be operated by electrical hardware and automatic software made in the United States.
Jan 29, 2024
Michigan Technical University is receiving funding to develop a better battery recycling and metal refining technology in partnership with the only nickel mine in the United States.
The Center for American Progress coordinated a letter from civil society organizations to the administration, urging the Treasury Department to allow territories to fully access direct pay and transferability for clean energy tax credits.
Jan 11, 2024
Frances Colón, Rachel Chang
Here’s how electric vehicles are powering the fight against climate change and revitalizing American manufacturing.
Jan 9, 2024
Leo Banks, Chris Martinez
With historic Inflation Reduction Act and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act dollars available, the federal government should take specific actions to maximize state and local uptake.
Jan 4, 2024
Chris Bast, Hannah Argento-McCurdy, Elisia Hoffman
Far-right parties are exploiting discontent with environmental policies, undermining progress on climate change and endangering democracy in Europe and beyond.
Dec 19, 2023
Robert Benson, Anne Christianson, Courtney Federico, 1 More
President Joe Biden has the opportunity to safeguard the ecologically sensitive lands of the Brooks Range in northwest Alaska from the threat of Ambler Road—a destructive path to a speculative mine that local communities have loudly opposed.
Dec 13, 2023
New data show tremendous investment in clean energy technologies across congressional districts, especially in Republican-represented districts and low-income, disadvantaged communities.
Dec 11, 2023
A complex network of interest groups funded by the oil and gas industry is spreading anti-offshore wind misinformation.
Mariel Lutz, Jenny Rowland-Shea
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.
Dec 6, 2023
Alan Yu, Glen S. Fukushima
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.
Dec 5, 2023
Chris Martinez, Laura Kilbury, Joel Martinez, 6 More
Calee White, Mariel Lutz, Kat So, Kate Petosa, Allison McManus, Anne Christianson
A proposed trade deal with the European Union offers a historic opportunity to align the global economy with climate action and the interests of workers—but only if Washington and Brussels can put aside their differences.
Dec 4, 2023
Trevor Sutton, Mike Williams
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
More than a dozen new incentives enacted through the Inflation Reduction Act, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the CHIPS and Science Act have sent investments in EV manufacturing skyrocketing, resulting in more than 84,000 announced jobs in just the first year of implementation.
Nov 22, 2023
This grant provided funding for the improvement of services and efficiency of TSA screening in the Lehigh Valley International Airport in Pennsylvania.
Nov 16, 2023
Renewable energy resources are well-equipped to maintain and improve grid reliability.
Nov 7, 2023
Investments in clean vehicles have transformed the auto sector and enabled even more ambitious EPA emissions standards.
U.S. export terminals for liquified natural gas (LNG) are turning what was once a domestic energy source into an internationally traded commodity, exposing American households and businesses to higher natural gas prices set on a volatile global market.
Nov 6, 2023
The Rural Partners Network places community liaisons in underserved rural areas that have historically faced challenges accessing and managing federal grants and resources.
Jenny Tran, Mark Haggerty
These 10 federal programs are designed to expand capacity and bridge the gap between federal resources and the rural and Tribal communities that need them most.
Mark Haggerty, Chéri Smith
State and Tribal authorities must prioritize exhausting and distributing more than $4.5 billion through the Home Electrification and Appliance Rebate program directly to low- and moderate-income households in order to decarbonize the nation’s most climate-vulnerable, energy-burdened homes.
Nov 3, 2023
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Oct 25, 2023
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