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  • 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
  • News & Media New Year, New Clean Air Task Force

    At a global level, the climate crisis is at once devilishly complex and requires urgent action. Policymakers, advocacy organizations, companies and activists must find ways to cooperate and thread the needle of taking steps today that will lay the foundations for meeting all of our energy needs cleanly over the next decade, as well as […]

    March 8, 2021
  • Advanced Energy Systems A New Study on Electric Reliability under Deep Decarbonization in New England

    A new study, carried out by the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and Energy and Environmental Economics (E3), is a thoughtful and rigorous analysis of what could be required to achieve net-zero economy-wide GHG emissions in New England, emphasizing the need to substantially expand the region’s electric sector, the importance of firm clean energy resources along […]

    November 18, 2020
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy Armond Cohen Testimony on the Advanced Nuclear Infrastructure Act of 2020

    Watch Armond Cohen’s opening statement before the United States Senate Environment and Public Works Committee during their hearing on the discussion draft of the Advanced Nuclear Infrastructure Act of 2020. Full video of this hearing can be viewed on the Senate EPW website. SUMMARY OF TESTIMONY Decarbonizing America’s economy by midcentury is a stiff challenge. […]

    August 5, 2020
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Advanced Nuclear Technology’s Role in a Decarbonized Future

    Testimony of Armond Cohen Before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy on March 3rd, 2020.

    March 3, 2020
  • Climate Building America’s Clean Future: Pathways to Decarbonize the Economy

    Armond Cohen Testimony before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

    July 24, 2019
  • News & Media CATF Statement on Introduction of Smith and Luján CES Bills in Senate and House

    Today, Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate that will set a federal Clean Energy Standard requiring decarbonization of the electric power sector by mid-century.  Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) is introducing a companion bill in the House. Clean Air Task Force, an NGO dedicated to developing technological, legislative and regulatory […]

    May 8, 2019
  • News & Media Advanced Nuclear Advocates Applaud Senate NELA Intro

    A coalition of nine advanced nuclear advocates today applauded introduction of the bipartisan Nuclear Energy Leadership Act as an important step in creating a comprehensive blueprint for bolstering the next-generation of the nation’s largest source of reliable and carbon-free power. Led by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Sen. Cory Booker […]

    March 27, 2019