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  • 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
  • Climate CATF statement on IEA report on financing clean energy in developing economies 

    Washington D.C. – A new report from the International Energy Agency, World Bank, and the World Economic Forum finds that annual clean energy investments in emerging and developing economies will need to increase sevenfold – to more than $1 trillion by 2030 – to put the world on track to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.   Lily Odarno, director of energy development and climate […]

    June 9, 2021
  • Climate CATF Experts on the IEA’s Net-Zero by 2050 Report

    The IEA released a special report on Tuesday that charts the course for the global energy sector to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, marking “an historic inflection point in the global climate solutions debate,” according to Clean Air Task Force Executive Director Armond Cohen, whose full statement you can read here. The report, Net-Zero […]

    May 20, 2021
  • Climate IEA Report Marks Historic Inflection Point, Underscoring Need for Urgent Action to Develop and Deploy Multiple Carbon Free Technologies 

    BOSTON (May 18, 2021) – The IEA released a special report today that charts the course for the global energy sector to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, marking “an historic inflection point in the global climate solutions debate,” said Clean Air Task Force Executive Director Armond Cohen.   The report, Net-Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector, explores what actions global […]

    May 18, 2021
  • Climate Lily Odarno joins Clean Air Task Force as Director of Energy, Development and Climate in Africa

    Washington, D.C – Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is pleased to announce that Lily Odarno has joined the organization as Director of Energy, Development and Climate in Africa, leading the launch of a new program to address the dual needs of expanding affordable energy in developing economies and creating a global decarbonized energy system.  In this new role, Lily will focus on reframing the global energy access debate to better clarify […]

    May 3, 2021
  • Climate Clean Air Task Force Names Jeanette Pablo Resident Senior Fellow

    Washington, D.C – Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is pleased to announce that Jeanette Pablo has joined the organization as a Resident Senior Fellow. In her new role, Jeanette will focus on strategies to spur the development of low-carbon energy infrastructure in a way that ensures equity and promotes healthy communities and economic development in […]

    May 2, 2021
  • Climate Leaders Summit on Climate: 5 Key Takeaways from Clean Air Task Force

    The dust has settled from the first-ever Leaders Summit on Climate at the White House, a gathering of more than 40 heads of state and subnational leaders convened by President Joe Biden. The two-day virtual event served as both the U.S.’s reintroduction to the global climate stage and a key checkpoint for world governments on the road to COP26 in Glasgow. Here are Clean Air Task Force’s key takeaways from […]

    April 27, 2021
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