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Zero Carbon Fuels

Zero-Carbon Fuels and Marine Shipping: Both a Will and a Way?

The marine shipping sector consumes around 10 quadrillion Btu of fuel and emits one billion metric tons of carbon dioxide each year. That’s more than all of Germany’s emissions, more than all of Saudi Arabia’s emissions, and roughly equal to the emissions from all passenger vehicles in the United States. By any reasonable measure the […]

May 7, 2021
Super Pollutants

Groundbreaking New U.N. Report Shows Reducing Global Methane Emissions Would Have Major Climate Benefit at Virtually No Cost

A 40-45% methane cut by 2030 would avoid nearly 0.3 degrees Celsius of global warming by the 2040s.  BOSTON – The newly released Global Methane Assessment from the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) makes clear that significantly cutting methane emissions is “absolutely critical, hugely beneficial, and eminently achievable,” according to Clean Air Task […]

May 6, 2021
Climate

Lily Odarno joins Clean Air Task Force as Director of Energy, Development and Climate in Africa

Washington, D.C – Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is pleased to announce that Lily Odarno has joined the organization as Director of Energy, Development and Climate in Africa, leading the launch of a new program to address the dual needs of expanding affordable energy in developing economies and creating a global decarbonized energy system.  In this new role, Lily will focus on reframing the global energy access debate to better clarify […]

May 3, 2021
Decarbonized Fossil Energy

Strong Policy Needed to Decarbonize the Industrial Cluster in Europe’s Largest Port

With the increasing global urgency to combat climate change, the Port of Rotterdam must successfully decarbonize its port and industrial cluster operations while continuing to thrive in a competitive market. As part of this effort, the H-vision Project plans to curb carbon emissions by producing and adopting blue hydrogen as a decarbonization enabler. The City […]

May 3, 2021
Climate

Clean Air Task Force Names Jeanette Pablo Resident Senior Fellow

Washington, D.C – Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is pleased to announce that Jeanette Pablo has joined the organization as a Resident Senior Fellow. In her new role, Jeanette will focus on strategies to spur the development of low-carbon energy infrastructure in a way that ensures equity and promotes healthy communities and economic development in […]

May 2, 2021
Policy

CATF Supports Senate Move to Overturn Weak Trump Methane Rule, Looks to Stronger Oil and Gas Industry Control Standards

WASHINGTON — Today, CATF expects that the U.S. Senate will utilize its rarely invoked powers under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), to overturn a particularly egregious rule of the Trump Administration that disallowed regulation of methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.  The vote reinstates direct regulation of methane for the oil and gas sector […]

April 28, 2021