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  • Policy The Biden-Harris Administration is Hitting the Ground Running on Climate Change: Here Are Four Ways They Can Really Hit Their Stride

    It’s been a momentous first week in Washington for the new President and Vice President. Now, as the Biden-Harris Administration turns towards addressing the urgent challenges ahead, including COVID-19, climate change continues to loom large. Here are four opportunities that the new Administration can realize immediately to address climate change. Fulfill new promises to the

    January 26, 2021
  • Policy Bipartisan Clean Energy and Climate Bills Passed by Congress, CATF comments

    WASHINGTON, December 22, 2020 – After many years of stalled progress, Congress has successfully passed bipartisan climate and clean energy legislation. As part of the broader end-of-year spending and authorization package, key provisions will regulate greenhouse gas emissions and increase support for crucial clean energy technologies through new federal authorizations and extension of critical tax […]

    December 22, 2020
  • Policy Clean Air Task Force statement on EPW Passage of the American Nuclear Infrastructure Act of 2020

    Clean Air Task Force supports today’s passage of the American Nuclear Infrastructure Act of 2020 by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.  Introduced in November by Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) and Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Mike Crapo (R-ID), and Cory Booker (D-NJ), this bipartisan legislation will revitalize the United States’ nuclear infrastructure by […]

    December 2, 2020
  • 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
  • Policy Congress Passes Major Climate and Infrastructure Package to Support Innovation and Clean Energy Economy

    Yesterday, the House passed the first bill to ever put climate change at the center of an infrastructure framework. Clean Air Task Force welcomes numerous provisions that show strong and bipartisan support for clean energy and climate action, including direct pay and extension of commence-construction windows for clean technologies and carbon capture projects in the pipeline, […]

    July 2, 2020
  • Policy Time for Congress to Take the Lead on Climate: Three Key Takeaways from the Select Committee’s Report on the Climate Crisis

    Climate change has been a looming threat for decades. Continued delays to take action that would reduce emissions here in the United States, the world’s largest historical emitter, mean that today even more aggressive and more comprehensive action is needed. Yesterday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis provided a roadmap for Congress to […]

    July 1, 2020
  • News & Media Clean Air Task Force on the Release of the Report by the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

    Tuesday, June 30 – Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a landmark report on the need for aggressive action by Congress to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. After providing detailed input and consultation for the report, Clean Air Task Force welcomes the release. “Decarbonizing the US economy by midcentury will require technology-inclusive […]

    June 30, 2020