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The Debt Limit: How Do We Get Out of This Mess?

Expert BlogUnited StatesKyle T. Jones
The United States is on the brink of a devastating debt default, but a bold new effort is underway in the House to help pave the way to fiscal sanity.

Forward Progress at COP27 in Egypt and the Path Ahead

Expert BlogInternational, United StatesJake Schmidt, Joe Thwaites, Brendan Guy, Sameer Kwatra, Carolina Herrera, Shruti Shukla, Alvin Lin, Jennifer Skene
Countries leave COP27 showing that they can deliver more equity, implementation, and ambition in the global response to climate change.

Why Congress Must Pass the Climate Bill

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Manish Bapna

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is the strongest congressional climate action yet—in the moment we need it most.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: Everything You Need to Know

GuideUnited States, InternationalMelissa Denchak

The most widespread, damaging storms on earth are getting worse, and climate change is a big reason why. Here’s a look at what causes hurricanes and how to address the threat of a wetter, windier world.

It’s Time to Defuse Oil as a Weapon of War

Latest NewsInternationalJeff Turrentine
Russia is financing its invasion of Ukraine with oil and gas sales—and many of the same nations horrified by its actions are its customers.

Cities: Time to Think Bigger on Climate

Expert BlogHilary Firestone, Chris Wheat
When done right, climate action in city halls, statehouses, and the corridors of the federal government can work together for more dramatic impact while creating a more equitable, sustainable future for all of us.

5 Key Reasons to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Expert BlogAmy Mall
This massive dirty energy project would keep communities dependent on dirty fossil fuels for generations while jeopardizing sensitive rivers and streams, drinking water sources, the climate, and local communities.

The Fed Must Throw a Lifeline to State and Local Governments

Expert BlogDouglass Sims
We need the full strength of state and local governments to drive a strong and inclusive recovery, yet they are being left behind in terms of federal support. Federal Reserve financing programs are not substitutes for fiscal support provided by…

Trump Coronavirus Response Could Hurt Low-Income Americans

Expert BlogKhalil Shahyd
The Trump administration has attempted to cut funding from key federal programs that support low-income families since he’s taken office and now the public health emergency of the coronavirus appears to be his most recent excuse to target the most…

Trump EPA’s “Dirty Power Plan” Coming Soon

Expert BlogDavid Doniger
As the nation and the world suffer another summer of record heat waves, devastating wildfires, and alarming weather extremes, EPA’s Acting Administrator Andy Wheeler is preparing to issue the Trump Administration’s “do-nothing” replacement proposal for the Clean Power Plan this…

Of Course, It’s OK, We Are Only Lying About NEPA

Expert BlogScott Slesinger
There are few principles as basic to Americans as the right to participate in decisions when the federal government is going to affect the environment or economy of a community. Because this is inconvenient for developers, they have enlisted the…

The List: Scott Pruitt's Lies & Distortions—So Far

Expert BlogJake Thompson
When EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday morning, it’s likely his penchant to lie about his ethical problems and mischaracterize his dangerous agenda will be front and center—again.