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CCS Could Reduce 49 Million Tonnes of CO2 Emissions From Coal & Gas Power Plants
This time last year, the U.S. Congress passed a bipartisan bill called the Bipartisan Budget Act, which expanded and extended the 45Q federal tax credits for carbon capture and storage (CCS.) Happy anniversary, 45Q! As we entered a new world of 45Q, CATF took on the task of quantifying the impact of 45Q in theAdvanced Energy Systems
Moving forward with zero-carbon hydrogen and ammonia fuels
In April 2018, member countries of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced an “initial strategy” for cutting the shipping sector’s greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050. If the worst consequences of climate change are to be avoided, major industries like international shipping will need to do more than cut their emissions by 50%—but the […]News & Media
“EPA, are you listening?”
In response to Shell and ExxonMobil’s methane announcements at CERA Week, Sarah Smith, CATF Program Director, Super Pollutants, said: “It’s not every day that two major oil and gas producers call for tighter climate protections, but that’s what Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil did today. The companies called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to […]Decarbonized Fossil Energy
Kurt Waltzer testimony before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on USE IT Act
On February 27, 2019, CATF’s Kurt Waltzer testified before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in support of the bipartisan USE IT Act that would support innovation in the areas of direct air capture and CO2 utilization, while also helping to facilitate infrastructure development that would benefit all forms of carbon capture. Watch […]News & Media
Climate Hedgehogs and Foxes
The Democratic take-back of House of Representatives and the recent introduction of the “Green New Deal” Congressional resolution have reinvigorated discussion of action on climate change. The Green New Deal resolution calls for meeting 100 percent of U.S. power demand through “clean, renewable, and zero-carbon electricity” – a recognition that it will take all of […]
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Facilitating the commercialization of emerging and proven climate change mitigation technologies.
Working practically and objectively to catalyze and spark realistic change that leads to major impact through legal and legislative advocacy.
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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.