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Join CATF on October 1

CATF is celebrating 25 years of leadership in climate and air pollution policy this October, starting with a virtual forum on Friday, October 1. Please join us from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST for The Future of Climate: Creating the Blueprint for Climate Solutions. Register Online to Attend! Your partnership is essential to our

September 14, 2021

U.S. and EU introduce Global Methane Pledge to cut methane 

U.S. President Joe Biden and EU President Ursula von der Leyen introduced today a landmark new Global Methane Pledge to collectively reduce methane emissions by at least 30% by 2030. Sarah Smith, Program Director, Super Pollutants calls the pledge “a tremendous display of ambition, and a clear sign that some world leaders now recognize the […]

September 17, 2021
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Illinois Energy Bill Charts Critical Path to Decarbonization, Emphasizes Equity

BOSTON – Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will sign into law a sweeping energy bill that will require the decarbonization of the state’s power sector by 2045, “a tremendous victory for Illinois, and for U.S. and global efforts to combat climate change and prioritize equity in the transition to a low-carbon economy,” said Andrew Place, State […]

September 14, 2021
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House Ways & Means must advance legislation to support critical carbon-free technologies, groups urge Committee leadership 

WASHINGTON – Today, Clean Air Task Force joined a cadre of climate-focused NGOs to urge the House Ways & Means Committee to advance legislation that will establish and extend clean energy tax credits to critical emerging and enabling carbon-free technologies, citing the way such policies would help the U.S. combat the climate crisis, create jobs, reinvigorate […]

September 13, 2021
Super Pollutants

Smart Methane Policy to Reduce EU Emissions

We advocate for smart methane policy that can reduce emissions in Europe and around the world. This year, we have finally seen methane grab headlines around the world. Now that the problem is widely known, what can be done about it? Our methane policy recommendations fall into five core areas. Click below to read the […]

August 26, 2021
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