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A Landmark Year for Clean Air Task Force
2021 has been a landmark year for Clean Air Task Force, and for the movement to decarbonize the global economy and energy system.
Coming to terms at COP26: Reflections from CATF Executive Director Armond Cohen
CATF approaches all COPs – and all of our work – with how to go from aspiration to reality with concrete and measurable actions.
CATF supports Brad Crabtree’s nomination to crucial carbon management position at Department of Energy
CATF supports the nomination by President Joe Biden of Brad Crabtree to Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management.
New IPCC report underscores urgency of reducing emissions, accelerating carbon free technology
Today, the intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) released its new working group I (AR6 WGI) report, issuing another, and unfortunately still needed, warning on the urgency of climate action. The report pinpoints the need to rapidly reduce both carbon and methane emissions this decade and should also underscore for…
IEA Report Marks Historic Inflection Point, Underscoring Need for Urgent Action to Develop 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…
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…
NGO Sign-On Letter – International Action on Super Pollutants
A coalition of leading international environmental organizations, spearheaded by Clean Air Task Force, have sent a joint letter to top White House officials asking them to aggressively address the climate-damaging effects of super pollutants prior to President Biden’s Global Climate Summit, scheduled for Earth Day on April 22.
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…