Potential Human Health Impacts Associated with Retirement of Nuclear Power Plants in Illinois
CATF’s analysis finds significant health and associated economic impact from the loss of zero emission nuclear plants in Illinois. This leads to social, personal and economy-wide consequences for the citizens of Illinois and surrounding states that could be avoided if nuclear plants in Illinois continue to operate.
Decarbonized Fossil Energy
Carbon Capture & Storage in the United States Power Sector
This new report is based on a CATF-led U.S. power sector modeling study, which finds that 45Q federal tax credits for carbon capture & storage (CCS) can have a significant impact on CO2 emissions reductions by 2030.
Advanced Energy Systems
Fuels Without Carbon: Prospects and the Pathway Forward for Zero-Carbon Hydrogen and Ammonia Fuels
A new report from CATF explores how a massive scale-up in the production and use of zero-carbon hydrogen and ammonia might help decarbonize segments of the power sector, the industrial sector, and the transportation sector.
Country Living, Dirty Air: Oil and Gas Pollution in Rural America
Thanks to the shale boom, oil and gas development has expanded rapidly in many regions of the United States.
Tribal Communities at Risk: The Disproportionate Impacts of Oil and Gas Air Pollution on Tribal Air Quality
Native American communities often face disproportionate health impacts from air pollution from the oil and gas industry.
Advanced Nuclear Energy
Advanced Nuclear Energy: Need, Characteristics, Project Costs and Opportunities
Nearly every analysis of the energy technologies required over the next several decades to create a near-zero carbon energy system has concluded that there will likely be a need for large amounts of nuclear energy.
Fumes Across the Fence-Line: The Health Impacts of Air Pollution from Oil & Gas Facilities on African American Communities
The oil and gas industry dumps 9 million tons of methane and toxic pollutants like benzene into our air each year.
Navigating the Maize: A Critical Report Review
CATF-supported analysis by Chris Malins of Cerulogy, examining a January 2017 report published by USDA that found corn ethanol’s lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions to be lower than previously reported.