Polluter Loophole Bill

Why the Polluter Loophole Bill Must Be Stopped

What is the Polluter Loophole Bill? The Polluter Loophole Bill is a side deal announced by Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). This legislation, negotiated in secret as part of the effort …

How to Talk About Climate Change 2019

Clean Energy Jobs & Union Labor

Examples of union labor working in the energy transition can be found across the United States; in renewable energy installations, electric vehicle manufacturing, building retrofits, and other infrastructure projects. These growing parts of the organized labor workforce are strengthening ties …
Solar Panels - Technocratic Approach to Climate Change

The Technocratic Approach to Climate Change, Explained

The scope of the climate crisis and the growing impacts from a warming world are drawing together an increasingly diverse set of people working to address this existential threat. The experts, advocates, and groups within this widening community approach climate …
Clean Power Plan

Fact-Checking Clean Power Plan Claims

Now that it is finalized, the Clean Power Plan will be an important part of the public discussion on climate change. Unfortunately, some claims may stray from the truth, so we’ve compiled some resources to make fact-checking easier.


Social Cost of Carbon

The social cost of carbon” (SCC) estimates the monetary cost to society from the damage caused by each additional metric ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) released into the atmosphere, due to climate change impacts.


Emissions Trading

The United States and Europe are leaders in regional and multinational cap and trade programs, and both are poised to expand their current markets. China recently implemented a series of regional cap and trade programs that have come online in …
National Security

National Security Risks

Existing analysis from respected military leaders recognizes the potential threat from climate change as no less than massively destructive and an enormous risk to national security.