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Catalyzing resilient solutions, scaled to meet the climate challenge.

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State and Utility Decarbonization Commitments

CATF has developed an interactive map to track decarbonization commitments made by States and Utilities.

October 1, 2020
News & Media

CATF endorsed by leading researchers as highly effective non-profit

Over the past few weeks, the Clean Air Task Force has been honored by multiple endorsements from leading philanthropic research evaluators for our impact and the effectiveness of our work. Endorsements like the one we received from international London-based charity evaluator, Founders Pledge, included an expanded charity report on our work and outlines why they

December 15, 2020
Power Plants

In a Reversal, EPA Maintains Standard for Coal-Fired Power Plants Based on CCS

Yet, in a last-minute attempt to protect industry, says power plants are the only sources whose climate emissions can be regulated After proposing to repeal the first ever U.S. greenhouse gas standards issued in 2015 for coal-fired power plants – which are based on partial carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) – EPA decided to leave them in place. […]

January 12, 2021

Censoring Science Final Rule Statement

As our nation just celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act, the Trump EPA continues to undermine the public health protections created by this critically important statute, signing a rule that would limit the Agency’s discretion to consider and weigh the value of public health research studies in its decision-making. The rule, known […]

January 5, 2021

The Clean Air Act at 50

Today —December 31, 2020— marks the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Clean Air Act. Shepherded by Maine Senator, Edmund Muskie, passed unanimously in the Senate and by a 374-1 margin in the House, and signed by Republican President, Richard Nixon on New Year’s Eve 1970, the Act arguably represents the most successful U.S. […]

December 31, 2020

Our Mission

We push the change in technologies and policies needed to get to a zero-emissions, high-energy planet at an affordable cost. Imagine a world where the energy needs of all humans are met efficiently without damaging the atmosphere.


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CATF has received the highest possible 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, a 2020 Gold Seal of Transparency from Guidestar, and has been endorsed as a highly effective organization by Founders Pledge. Support our work and donate today.

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How We're Different

We are a twenty-two year old organization with a startup mentality and an honest perspective. We are problem solvers and creative environmentalists who achieve change in three main ways: 

Technology Advocacy

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.

Thought Leadership

Driving support for the most effective policy and technology strategies.

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