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The Rise of Commercial Fusion Startups: A Brief History of Fusion
Nuclear fusion is what powers the stars and creates many of the elements that make up our universe. A fusion reaction occurs when two elements overcome fundamental forces of nature to join together under high temperatures and pressures. In the process, energy is released, which can be calculated through Einstein’s famous equation E=mc2. Fusion energyDecarbonized Fossil Energy
The Status of Carbon Capture Projects in the U.S. (And What They Need to Break Ground)
In February 2018, the U.S. Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act, which included the expansion and extension of the 45Q tax credits for carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS.) The updated incentive was designed to be much more effective in driving new CCUS projects and immediately generated private sector interest. Just a few months later, […]Super Pollutants
Clean Air Task Force, Earthworks Launch Ozone Alert Tool to Raise Alarm About Ozone Pollution In Communities Nationwide
With ozone smog on the rise, in part due to oil and gas development, new tool allows users to monitor air quality in their communities and take action.Power Plants
CATF Statement on EPA Proposal on Costs and Benefits of Clean Air Act Regulations
Hayden Hashimoto, Legal Fellow for Clean Air Task Force, issued the following statement on a new anti-regulatory proposal from EPA: “Today, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing yet another step to promote polluters’ interests—proposing a rule that would distort longstanding metrics for evaluating the costs and benefits of Clean Air Act regulations, thereby seriously impairing […]Super Pollutants
CATF Launches the Country Methane Abatement Tool
CATF’s Country Methane Abatement Tool (CoMAT) lets countries estimate how much methane pollution they can reduce from their oil and gas industries even when they have limited information about the industry and its current emissions.
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Advanced Energy Systems
Provide the world with a vision of practical, resilient pathways to a zero carbon energy system.
Advanced Nuclear Energy
Create a normal global research and development, commercial, regulatory, and social ecosystem in which nuclear technology can flourish in order to decarbonize global energy production.
Redirect the production and use of bioenergy so that it contributes to—rather than undermines—decarbonization and climate stability.
Decarbonized Fossil Energy
Accelerate the adoption of carbon capture technologies to prevent CO2 emissions from power generation and industrial sources.
Ensure the adoption of U.S. emission standards on U.S. fossil power plants to zero out U.S. power sector carbon emissions by 2050.
Catalyze deep, global reductions in methane and black carbon emissions to help stave off the risk of irreversible changes to our climate.
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