Reaching for 2030: Climate and Energy Policy Priorities

The need to address climate change remains urgent. Over the past 15 months, the U.S. Congress has passed meaningful legislation that has the potential to dramatically reduce emissions, and—importantly—allow the United States to lead in accelerating the global transition toward …

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U.S. Carbon Capture and Direct Air Capture Projects

With more than 40 percent of the global capacity of carbon management projects (13 in operation and more than 60 in different stages of development), the United States is expected to play a major role in the deployment of carbon …

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U.S. Emissions
Engineered Carbon Dioxide Removal: Scalability and Durability

Given the scale of the climate crisis, the short timeframe for action, and insufficient progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, there is broad scientific agreement that large-scale deployment of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) technologies and approaches are needed to counter …

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Short-lived Climate Pollutants
Global Emissions
U.S. State Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

A greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target is a state-level goal to reduce emissions by a specific amount by a pre-determined date. The targets can cover all greenhouse gas emissions or specific gases (e.g., carbon dioxide only). The targets can be …

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Fueling a Low-carbon Future in Utah: The Role of Hydrogen

As an energy exporter with significant renewable resources and a strategic location in the west, Utah will be key to accelerating the United States’ energy transition. Recently, the state has garnered international attention for its growing role in the bourgeoning …

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A Climate for Business: Investing in U.S. Competitiveness
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Year in Preview: Setting the stage for progress in 2022