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Climate change increases risks to our economy, health, infrastructure, food and water, and almost every facet of life and governance. The prevalence and severity of storms and wildfires; the loss of landmass and flooding of homes; forced migration; and the decimation of crops and natural wonders that have stood for years are accelerating due to climate change. The Center for American Progress diligently seeks to provide a spotlight on the costs of human-caused climate change and the strategies to mitigate climate impacts in the future.
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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
Oil and gas companies have been cheating the leasing and drilling system for years, but the Biden administration has the tools to hold them accountable.
Mariel Lutz, Jenny Rowland-Shea
Please join the State-Federal Climate Initiative at the Center for American Progress to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing states and local governments as they look to implement historic levels of federal climate funding.
Sep 14, 2023
Satya Rhodes-Conway, Dr. Pete Wyckoff, Kate Johnson, 2 More
Harold Mitchell, Sam Ricketts
This report provides recommendations for how states and local governments, federal agencies, and other interested parties can work together to advance climate leadership at the state and local levels.
Sam Ricketts, Chris Bast, Hannah Argento-McCurdy, 3 More
Elisia Hoffman, Nate Fowler, Kacey Clayton
In a MarketWatch op-ed, Mike Williams argues why the Big Three automakers need to work with the UAW to do right by autoworkers and to help fight against climate change.
Sep 8, 2023
Five clean energy infrastructure examples span a range of recent projects nationwide and demonstrate best practices for improving infrastructure projects.
Sep 7, 2023
Edward (Ted) Boling, Kerensa Gimre
Five clean energy infrastructure examples show how public engagement and environmental review work to improve infrastructure projects, not slow them.
Credit unions and their members are especially vulnerable to multiple and growing climate threats, requiring more guidance from regulators on how to mitigate these risks.
Aug 15, 2023
Crystal Weise, David Correa
The Environmental Protection Agency must strengthen the standards for carbon emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants.
Aug 8, 2023
Rachel Chang, Shannon Baker-Branstetter, Trevor Higgins
Lilith Fellowes-Granda argues that the current state-by-state regulation of insurers falls short of addressing climate-impacted risks and why the federal government needs to step in.
Jul 11, 2023
The Center for American Progress submitted a comment to the National Credit Union Administration on the effects of climate-related financial risks and the steps to manage and mitigate exposure to those risks.
Jun 27, 2023
Crystal Weise, David Correa, Lilith Fellowes-Granda
Daily climate and health care utilization data from Virginia illuminate the health care costs of extreme heat, which amount to approximately $1 billion every summer when extrapolated nationally.
Steven Woolf, Joseph Morina, Evan French, 6 More
Adam Funk, Roy Sabo, Stephen Fong, Jeremy Hoffman, Derek Chapman, Alex Krist
Building a new clean energy economy will require mining for minerals used in renewable energy technologies, creating a mining boom that policymakers should leverage by helping affected communities build resilient and equitable economies.
Jun 22, 2023
Mark Haggerty, Jackson Rose, Toni Ruth
The Thompson Divide hosts more than 110,000 acres of some of Colorado’s most high-quality, undeveloped, and valuable habitat for wildlife, making it worthy of a 20-year withdrawal from oil and gas leasing.
Jun 13, 2023
Sharon Ferguson, Jenny Rowland-Shea
Please join Azul, the Center for American Progress, and Urban Ocean Lab for an online symposium on the rising tide of justice and equity in ocean policy.
Jun 7, 2023
Angelo Villagomez, Marce Gutiérrez-Graudiņš, Johanna Lee, 11 More
Charitie Ropati, Peter Edwards, Olivia Lopez, Colette Pichon Battle, Helen Smith, Carlos Ochoa, Marquise Stillwell, Eddie Gonzalez, GiGi Lucas, Dr. Nevada Winrow, Anupa Asokan
Misinformation and falsehoods about offshore wind are running rampant online and in legislatures; here’s what they get wrong.
Jun 6, 2023
A new report from the Center for American Progress explains why Congress and the SEC should roll back public registration and reporting exemptions that undermine the basic bargain of the securities laws.
Mar 22, 2023
Tyler Gellasch, Alexandra Thornton, Crystal Weise
Congress and the SEC should roll back public registration and reporting exemptions that undermine the basic bargain of the securities laws; companies seeking to raise capital from the public must first disclose reliable information about their operations, finances, and governance.
The reauthorization of Federal Aviation Administration programs should provide dedicated funding for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes and airports, an increase in the Passenger Facility Charge, and decent wages and benefits for airport service workers.
Mar 20, 2023
Kevin DeGood, Karla Walter
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.
Please join the Center for American Progress, Native Americans in Philanthropy, and the Biodiversity Funders Group for a panel of storytellers discussing Indigenous-led conservation of lands and waterways.
Mar 7, 2023
The government-sponsored enterprises are in a unique position to reduce the racial homeownership gap while simultaneously addressing climate change-related risks and systemic environmental racism.
Dec 8, 2022
Hurricane Ian was just the latest in a series of natural disasters and events that have disrupted elections; it’s past time we make elections climate resistant.
Nov 4, 2022
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
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
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