Catalyzing resilient solutions scaled to meet the climate challenge
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Decarbonize the global energy system to address climate change
We push the change in technologies and policies needed to get to a zero-emissions, high-energy planet at an affordable cost. We imagine a world where the energy needs of all people are met efficiently without damaging the atmosphere.
Latest updates and news from our experts
The time is now: The Biden administration must adopt strict CO2 emission standards for the power sectorPublished on: February 7, 2023
The road to COP28: Can 2023 reshape climate action and the global economy for the better?Published on: January 25, 2023
Urgent and highly coordinated offshore wind planning needed to reach U.S. clean energy goals, new report findsPublished on: January 24, 2023
Climate policy in 2023 and beyond: U.S. midterm election results, what they mean, and where we go from herePublished on: January 23, 2023
Germany makes significant progress in advancing carbon capturePublished on: January 10, 2023
Forward Momentum: Three ways America’s heartland can take smart action on climate in 2023 and beyondPublished on: January 4, 2023
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Our Approach & Global Reach
We are a 25-year-old organization with a startup mentality
As problem solvers and creative environmentalists, we achieve change in three main ways:
- Modeling & Systems Analysis: Driving support for the most effective policy and technology strategies.
- Technology Innovation: Facilitating the commercialization of emerging and proven climate change mitigation technologies.
- Policy Advocacy: Working practically and objectively to catalyze realistic change that leads to major impact through legal and legislative advocacy.
We’re expanding our global footprint
With the support of our donors and partners, we are expanding our impact around the world. Our team of experts is working to engage with local partners and stakeholders to develop new ideas, design solutions, and advance innovative technologies and policy solutions to address climate change. Explore our regional work:
Celebrating 25 years
Over the past 25 years, CATF has carved out a unique role in the environmental and climate movement as a science-driven, solutions-focused, and strategic organization that gets results. Learn about how we got started and explore our history.
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CATF has received the highest possible 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, a 2020 Gold Seal of Transparency from Guidestar, is a certified nonprofit partner of 1% of the Planet, and has been endorsed as a highly effective organization by Founders Pledge.
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