The Arctic is unraveling. Since the mid-1960s, the annual mean surface temperature over Arctic land areas has increased by more than two degrees Celsius, almost twice the global average rate of change and the environmental “tipping point” for international climate change negotiations.
In individual and joint comments submitted to EPA on the proposed “renewable volume obligations” for the Renewable Fuel Standard, CATF urges the Agency to use its full statutory authority to reduce the RFS’s annual biofuel consumption requirements below the target levels set by Congress in 2007.
The Clean Air Task Force welcomes the initiative of Prime Minister Modi’s government to release the proposed Air Emission Standards for Coal-Based Thermal Power Plants by the Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change.
Comments from CATF and thirteen other organizations to the White House Office of Management and Budget concerning EPA’s Clean Power Plan, alerting OMB to environmental and legal problems associated with EPA’s proposed treatment of carbon dioxide emissions from biomass combustion.