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Advanced Nuclear Energy

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 energy

June 8, 2020
Decarbonized 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, […]

April 22, 2020
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.

June 30, 2020
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 […]

June 4, 2020
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.

September 27, 2019

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