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2020 CATF Annual Report – A Year of Global Impact

We are thrilled to share the following report outlining our leadership throughout 2020. From our expansion in the EU to helping secure $125B for five years of energy technology at the United States federal level—CATF was in the driver’s seat despite a tumultuous year.

March 2, 2021
Policy

A critical step forward: CATF perspectives on the bipartisan infrastructure bill 

This week, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced the Energy Infrastructure Act of 2021, authorizing nearly $100 billion in energy programs — including a host of federal clean energy infrastructure initiatives that are critical to U.S. efforts to combat climate change. “This bill has a lot to recommend it,” said Lindsey Baxter Griffith, Director […]

July 15, 2021
Zero-Carbon Fuels

High-level workshop finds electrification, zero-carbon fuels, zero-carbon fuel standard critical to decarbonizing transportation

BOSTON, July 15th, 2021 – Today, Clean Air Task Force (CATF) issued a report that synthesizes the findings from a high-level workshop it convened with 25 researchers and thought leaders from various facets of the global transportation sector to assess options for decarbonization by 2050. The consensus from the workshop was that pursuing various pathways […]

July 14, 2021
Policy

Bipartisan infrastructure bill takes critical step to develop technologies needed to tackle climate change 

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced the Energy Infrastructure Act of 2021, authorizing nearly $100 billion for energy programs — including a host of federal clean energy infrastructure initiatives that are critical to U.S. efforts to combat climate change.   “This bill has a lot to recommend it,” said Lindsey Baxter Griffith, […]

July 14, 2021
Policy

First Reaction to ‘Fit For 55’, the European Commission’s plan to reduce GHG emissions by 55% by 2030

Today, the European Commission published its much-anticipated Fit for 55 Package. It consists of 13 legislative proposals completely revamping EU climate and energy laws. With the European Green Deal, the EU committed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030. It is now time for the EU to transform this target […]

July 14, 2021
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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.

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