The U.S. is behind on its climate commitments. Here’s how the Biden administration can close the gap
Yesterday, President Biden reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to achieving its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) at the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate. This reaffirmed ambition is welcome and came on the same day Clean Air Task Force (CATF) released a new study finding the U.S. is at risk…
The road to COP28: Can 2023 reshape climate action and the global economy for the better?
2023 can be a critical turning point for energy system transformation and climate ambition on the road to COP28 in UAE in November.
Forward Momentum: Three ways America’s heartland can take smart action on climate in 2023 and beyond
The Midwest has made important climate progress in recent years, and 2023 brings new opportunities for America’s heartland to advance policies that reduce climate pollution while creating jobs, spurring innovation, and improving public health in our region.
Milestones toward a zero-carbon future
While 2022 will be remembered as a year of unprecedented challenges, there were also many milestones and reasons to celebrate.
COP27 Recap: Slow but needed progress
Clean Air Task Force set out for COP27 in Egypt to help spur a shift in awareness among world leaders and climate advocates that the time has come to reassess the scale and complexity of the climate challenge.
Aligning climate and development objectives in Africa’s energy transition
For many African nations, mitigating the threat of climate change while pursuing socio-economic development and broad-based prosperity for citizens will involve complex tradeoffs.
COP27: It’s Africa’s time to lead
As the interdependencies of these issues come into focus, I see an opportunity for Africa to take charge of its energy and climate future.
Acting urgently while playing the long game: Three principles for COP27
It’s time we change the global mindset on managing climate change to a more plural and risk-informed approach, and COP27 is a good place to start.