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  • Policy Clean Air Task Force – Our Federal Policy Platform

    Since 1996, Clean Air Task Force has worked to design and implement international, federal, and local policy solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other air pollutants to protect human health and avert the worst effects of climate change while protecting vulnerable communities.  Our climate goal now is net-zero greenhouse gas emissions no later than

    November 19, 2020
  • News & Media Hedgehogs and Foxes: Toward Climate Pragmatism

    This lecture was presented on October 12, 2020 by Armond Cohen, CATF Executive Director, as the recipient of Dickinson College’s Rose-Walters Prize for global environmental activism.

    October 13, 2020
  • News & Media CATF Tracks States’ and Utilities’ Carbon Reduction Commitments

    States and Utilities Mid-Century Clean Energy Commitments Now Surpass 50% Of U.S. Electricity Sales and CO2 Power Plant Emissions Entergy And Ameren Are Latest Utilities To Commit To Zero-Carbon Operations By 2050;  Michigan Governor Issues Zero Carbon Executive Order BOSTON, October 1, 2020 – This past week, two major US utilities, Entergy and Ameren, both […]

    October 1, 2020
  • Power Plants 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 Statement on House Passage of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

    Today, the House passed HR. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act of 2020. Clean Air Task Force experts issued the following statements in response: “Passing this package is one of the most impactful things that the House could have done this year to accelerate progress on energy innovation and increase our options for […]

    September 24, 2020
  • Super Pollutants Clean Air Task Force Statement on EPA Recission of Federal Methane Pollution Standards

    Later today, EPA will announce its plan to rescind critical methane pollution standards for the oil and natural gas industry, a move that will not only hurt our climate, but also puts public health at risk.  Beyond rescinding methane standards, the EPA also announced that it will weaken some requirements for the industry to find […]

    August 13, 2020
  • Super Pollutants Essential Actions for EU Methane Strategy

    Clean Air Task Force recently submitted comments on the European Commission’s methane roadmap and outlined the key elements that must be included in the upcoming methane strategy in order to mitigate methane emissions from the oil and gas sector. The EU methane roadmap sets the stage for the subsequent methane strategy, and the implementing policies and measures, […]

    August 7, 2020
  • Policy When is a Win More than a Win?

    Our corner of the environmental legal community has been rolling in wins, this spring and summer, in court cases challenging the Administration’s environmental rollbacks. This is good news in the midst of the pandemic and the movement against systemic racism inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests, and should be celebrated not just by lawyers, […]

    July 31, 2020