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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
Category: News & Media
The Inflation Reduction Act boosts global efforts to address climate change while highlighting the power of pragmatic, solutions-focused advocacyPublished on: August 16, 2022
How the EU can certify low-carbon hydrogenPublished on: July 27, 2022
CATF in Ecuador: Supporting efforts to address methane emissions in the oil and gas sectorPublished on: July 19, 2022
Direct air capture is growing around the world, but more policy support is neededPublished on: July 14, 2022
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Greenhouse gas emissions vary dramatically across U.S. oil and gas companies, according to updated analysisPublished on: July 14, 2022
Four lessons from effective altruism that we can apply to climate changePublished on: July 13, 2022
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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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