Climate Hedgehogs and Foxes
The Democratic take-back of House of Representatives and the recent introduction of the “Green New Deal” Congressional resolution have reinvigorated discussion of action on climate change. The Green New Deal resolution calls for meeting 100 percent of U.S. power demand through “clean, renewable, and zero-carbon electricity” – a recognition that it will take all of
CATF Responds to House Passage of Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act
Clean Air Task Force applauds the passage of the bipartisan Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (NEICA) by voice vote in the House today.
CATF Statement on EPA’s Proposed 2019 RFS Biofuels Requirements
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) regulations that establish the amount of biofuels that must be blended into the United States’ transportation fuel supply in 2019 (and 2020, for biomass-based diesel fuels).
Biofuels Coalition Press Release on Welch/Udall RFS Reform Bills
Seeking to break through the deadlocked discussions between oil interests and the corn ethanol industry, conservation groups signaled their strong support for bills introduced today in the U.S. House and Senate to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard and reverse the damage that the law—known as the biofuel mandate—has caused since its enactment in 2007.
CATF Statement on Carbon Capture and Storage Advocacy
The Clean Air Task Force is pleased to be participating in the next level of joint advocacy on carbon capture and storage development and deployment in the US. As studies from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have indicated, CCS is an essential tool for limiting global warming.
CATF Statement on BLM Methane Rule Rollback
Once again, the Trump Administration is running a full-frontal assault on American public lands, the public health, and the environment.
CATF Statement on Passage of 45Q Legislation
Early this morning, the U.S. Congress took a landmark step by passing one of the most important bills for reducing global warming pollution in the last two decades.
Taking Carbon Capture to the Next Level
Imagine a world where there is broad bi-partisan support in Congress for legislation that would drive the development and deployment of a technology that’s crucial for combating global warming and, at the same time, creating a near-zero-carbon path forward for fossil fuels.