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U.S. and EU introduce Global Methane Pledge to cut methane 

U.S. President Joe Biden and EU President Ursula von der Leyen introduced today a landmark new Global Methane Pledge to collectively reduce methane emissions by at least 30% by 2030. Sarah Smith, Program Director, Super Pollutants calls the pledge “a tremendous display of ambition, and a clear sign that some world leaders now recognize the […]

September 17, 2021
News & Media

Illinois Energy Bill Charts Critical Path to Decarbonization, Emphasizes Equity

BOSTON – Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will sign into law a sweeping energy bill that will require the decarbonization of the state’s power sector by 2045, “a tremendous victory for Illinois, and for U.S. and global efforts to combat climate change and prioritize equity in the transition to a low-carbon economy,” said Andrew Place, State […]

September 14, 2021
News & Media

Join CATF on October 1

CATF is celebrating 25 years of leadership in climate and air pollution policy this October, starting with a virtual forum on Friday, October 1. Please join us from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST for The Future of Climate: Creating the Blueprint for Climate Solutions. Register Online to Attend! Your partnership is essential to our […]

September 14, 2021
News & Media

House Ways & Means must advance legislation to support critical carbon-free technologies, groups urge Committee leadership 

WASHINGTON – Today, Clean Air Task Force joined a cadre of climate-focused NGOs to urge the House Ways & Means Committee to advance legislation that will establish and extend clean energy tax credits to critical emerging and enabling carbon-free technologies, citing the way such policies would help the U.S. combat the climate crisis, create jobs, reinvigorate […]

September 13, 2021
News & Media

Build Back Better Act would make crucial clean energy investments to combat climate change

Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released the “Build Back Better Act”, the bill text for the mark-up of legislative recommendations for a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. CATF Advocacy Director Conrad Schneider said: “CATF supports the newly released “Build Back Better Act” from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which proposes crucial investments in […]

September 10, 2021
Super Pollutants

Introducing the Life Cycle Assessment Tool

Widespread climate mitigation efforts have triggered energy transitions from coal to natural gas in many regions all over the world. Liquefied Natural Gas, or LNG, has been growing rapidly, and many nations view LNG as a significant source of energy they can use now and into the future. Though the use of natural gas, rather […]

September 9, 2021