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Advanced Energy Systems

Moving forward with zero-carbon hydrogen and ammonia fuels

In April 2018, member countries of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced an “initial strategy” for cutting the shipping sector’s greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050. If the worst consequences of climate change are to be avoided, major industries like international shipping will need to do more than cut their emissions by 50%—but the

December 18, 2018
Bioenergy

CATF, other groups push EPA to protect natural landscapes from biofuel crop expansion

Clean Air Task Force and Earthjustice filed a petition on behalf of 11 environmental organizations demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency protect prairies and other natural habitats from being plowed under for the purpose of growing more biofuel crops.

December 7, 2018
Super Pollutants

The ExxonMobil statement on proposed methane standards: a closer look

“Exxon urges EPA to maintain methane rules,” proclaimed the Houston Chronicle on December 20. Reuters was even more celebratory: “Exxon Mobil opposes weakening Obama-era emission rules: letter to EPA.” From these headlines and other news articles on ExxonMobil’s comments filed in response to the Administration’s proposal to dramatically weaken the Obama-era new source standards for […]

January 3, 2019
News & Media

Trump to America’s Children: It’s Coal for you this year!

U.S. EPA today announced yet another regulatory rollback holiday gift to the coal industry. While the country is distracted by recycling gift boxes and post-holiday sales, EPA quietly proposed to find that it is not “appropriate” to regulate the toxic air emissions from the nation’s coal- and oil-fired power plants. The proposal reverses a decades-old […]

December 28, 2018
News & Media

Passage of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

WASHINGTON – Clean Air Task Force welcomes the passage into law of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA). To fully decarbonize the global economy, it is essential that we will need to preserve both existing nuclear plants and build advanced nuclear reactors. NEIMA’s objectives support both of these. The legislation was co-sponsored by […]

December 23, 2018

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We push the change in technologies and policies needed to get to a zero-emissions, high-energy planet at an affordable cost. Imagine a world where the energy needs of all humans are met efficiently without damaging the atmosphere.

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We are a twenty-two year old organization with a startup mentality and an honest perspective. We are problem solvers and creative environmentalists who achieve change in three main ways: 

Technology Advocacy

Facilitating the commercialization of emerging and proven climate change mitigation technologies.

Policy Advocacy

Working practically and objectively to catalyze and spark realistic change that leads to major impact through legal and legislative advocacy.

Thought Leadership

Driving support for the most effective policy and technology strategies.

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