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  • Policy CATF Supports Senate Move to Overturn Weak Trump Methane Rule, Looks to Stronger Oil and Gas Industry Control Standards

    WASHINGTON — Today, CATF expects that the U.S. Senate will utilize its rarely invoked powers under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), to overturn a particularly egregious rule of the Trump Administration that disallowed regulation of methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.  The vote reinstates direct regulation of methane for the oil and gas sector

    April 28, 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
  • Policy Two New Senate Tax Bills Focus on System Decarbonization

    Two bills introduced over the past week are looking to use tax incentives to drive technology innovation and system decarbonization: the Clean Energy for America Act (CEAA), introduced by Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) and the bi-partisan Energy Sector Innovation Credit (ESIC) bill, introduced by Senate Finance ranking member Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Tax credits can play an important role in incentivizing technologies for decarbonizing the US energy system. […]

    April 26, 2021
  • Climate CATF Supports U.S. NDC, Setting Stage for Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions and Invest in Zero-Carbon Technologies While Creating Jobs 
    April 22, 2021
  • Policy Bipartisan Support for Carbon Capture Jobs

    Bipartisan support is growing for carbon capture. Both Democrats and Republicans support new efforts to enhance tax credits that reward companies for capturing CO2 and storing it underground.  These credits, known as 45Q, are the primary federal policy driver for CCS. First, President Biden’s American Jobs Plan advocates 45Q enhancements that would raise the tax […]

    April 21, 2021
  • Policy CATF Statement on EU Climate Targets

    Climate targets are a helpful indicator of political will, and we’re happy that the European Union has made a positive step in the right direction. But the conversation has to shift from climate targets to climate action. Without significant measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions this decade, these 2050 climate targets will become purely academic. […]

    April 21, 2021
  • Super Pollutants New Mexico needs to drop harmful exemptions from air pollution rules for oil and gas sites

    Methane is a terribly harmful climate pollutant – pound for pound, it heats the climate over the next few decades more than eighty times more than carbon dioxide, and it’s currently responsible for about a quarter of the warming we are already experiencing, such as more severe droughts, heatwaves, and wildfires. The largest industrial methane […]

    April 5, 2021 ,
  • Policy NGOs commend President Biden for focus on carbon-free technology innovation in American Jobs Plan

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of NGOs focused on clean energy, climate, and innovation have come together to commend the Biden Administration for its efforts to promote carbon-free technology innovation under the American Jobs Plan. “As leading organizations committed to building an equitable, zero-carbon future, we’re deeply appreciative of the Biden administration’s focus on technology-inclusive […]

    April 2, 2021
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