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Super Pollutants

CATF Launches the Country Methane Abatement Tool

Super Pollutants

Europe Must Lead on Methane, Both Domestically and Internationally

Europe has long been one of the great lions of climate change advocacy. But in the halls of power throughout Europe there’s been a major blind spot: methane.  Thankfully, that is changing. The European Union has set an ambitious goal for carbon neutrality, and Europeans have started to  recognize that this goal can’t be met […]

April 3, 2020

New Study On Building With Wood And Global Climate Change Has New England Regional Implications, Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog, we reviewed new research from Churkina et al. (2020) that provides further evidence of the significant climate benefits that could result from an increased use of wood in building construction. Here we look into the in-forest consequences of actively managing New England’s forests for wood, something the New England […]

March 17, 2020
Advanced Nuclear Energy

CATF Welcomes the First Non-Light Water Reactor License Application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Clean Air Task Force (CATF) welcomes the submission by Oklo of the first ever non-light water reactor combined operating license application (COLA) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  This important milestone paves the way for future deployment, additional applications, and allows for years of preparatory work by the NRC to be put into practice.   Oklo’s application […]

March 17, 2020
News & Media

CATF Statement on EPA Supplemental Proposed Rule on “Censored Science”

Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advanced another chapter in its effort to restrict the Agency’s use of the best available science by announcing a supplemental proposed rule that applies even more broadly than its original ill-conceived proposal. Despite strong opposition and concern expressed by the scientific community, environmentalists, and policymakers, indeed, EPA’s own Science […]

March 4, 2020

CATF Statement on EPA’s Final 2020 RFS Biofuels Requirements

BOSTON, December 19, 2019 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) regulations today that establish the volume of biofuels that must be blended into the United States’ transportation fuel supply in 2020 (and 2021, for biomass-based diesel fuels). “Today’s rule is more evidence that the RFS has veered severely off course. […]

December 19, 2019
Decarbonized Fossil Energy

National Petroleum Council Issues Positive Report on CCUS

CATF says we can keep costs down and innovation up. The National Petroleum Council (NPC) released its new report on carbon capture, transport and storage this week. The report underscores the importance of carbon capture and identifies policies that would make the technology widespread across the industrial and power sectors. In the short-term, the report […]

December 13, 2019

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