What We're Doing
Pursuing environmental justice
Investing in equitable climate solutions that address the country’s legacy of environmental racism while working to ensure that all communities have the right to breathe clean air, live free of dangerous levels of toxic pollution, access healthy food, and share the benefits of a prosperous economy
Creating good, clean jobs at home
Laying the groundwork for an urgent transition to a clean energy economy that works for all, creating millions of well-paying jobs with the opportunity to join a union, and improving the quality of life for all Americans in the process
Addressing the linked climate and biodiversity crises by conserving 30 percent of all U.S. lands and water by 2030 and promoting natural solutions to the climate crisis that benefit all communities
Restoring U.S. climate leadership on the global stage
By taking strong and equitable domestic action, we restore the ability to bring countries together to reduce emissions and help developing countries transition to carbon-neutral economies and adapt to inevitable impacts
By the numbers
The cost to U.S. taxpayers from extreme weather events in 2020—and it’s getting worse
CAP, “Extreme Weather Cost U.S. Taxpayers $99 Billion Last Year, and It Is Getting Worse” (2021).
The number of elected senators and representatives who still deny climate change
CAP, “Climate Deniers in the 117th Congress” (2021).
Human activity, largely burning fossil fuels, has warmed the planet this much since 1800s
The New York Times, “A Hotter Future Is Certain, Climate Panel Warns. But How Hot Is Up to Us.” (2021).
The number of plant and animal species at risk of extinction around the world today
CAP, “How Much Nature Should America Keep?” (2019).
What You Can Do
Take Action: Demand Climate Deniers in Congress Face the Facts
Take Action: Protect Our Planet for Our Children
Implementing Biden’s Justice40 Commitment To Combat Environmental Racism
The Clean Economy Revolution Will Be Unionized
A 100 Percent Clean Future
Turning the Page on Climate, With Robinson Meyer and Christy Goldfuss
This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Robinson Meyer, a climate reporter for The Atlantic, and Christy Goldfuss, senior vice president for Energy and Environment Policy at CAP, about renewed energy on climate change.
Mayor Eric Garcetti: From the Ground Up
This week, Daniella and Ed spoke with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about how his city is moving the needle forward on issues such as infrastructure, immigration, and criminal justice.
BONUS EPISODE: The Trump Administration Is Selling Your Public Lands for $212
This week, Michele and Igor speak with two tribal leaders about the Trump administration's decision to reopen two national monuments for drilling and mining.
The Greatest Tax Scam
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Helaine Olen, author and contributor to the Washington Post's Plumline blog, to discuss the congressional GOP tax bill.
‘The President Stole Your Land’
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with CAP Senior Fellow Matt Lee-Ashley and Patagonia's director of philosophy, Vincent Stanley, to discuss President Trump's recent cuts to Utah monuments.
Meet the 1 Percenter Who Wants to Pay More Taxes
Michele and Igor sit down with CAP Senior Fellow Seth Hanlon and entrepreneur and 1 percenter Nick Hanauer to talk about the Republican tax plan and trickle-down economics.
Jeff Flake, #MeToo, and a Strong, Steady Voice Against the Trump Agenda
Michele and Igor sit down with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to discuss #MeToo, the viral hashtag that serves as a rallying cry against sexual misconduct and assault; her meeting with Ivanka Trump; and Administrator Scott Pruitt’s dangerous decisions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Thinking CAP: Hillary Clinton
This week, Michele and Igor speak with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following the release of her new book.
BONUS EPISODE: ‘You Will Pay Again and Again and Again’ for These Disasters
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with former FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate to discuss the recent flurry of natural disasters.
The Latest Threat to Working Families
Michele and Igor speak with Rep. DeLauro and Harry Stein, director of fiscal policy at CAP, about the House Republicans' budget and what the American people really need economically.