STATEMENT: Donald Trump’s Energy Plan Would Make America Gray Again

Washington, D.C. — Today, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addressed the Marcellus Shale Coalition conference in Pittsburgh. Trump continued to make a case for undermining key environmental protections set forth under President Barack Obama. The Center for American Progress Action Fund Associate Director for Climate Communications Jillian Murphy issued the following statement: Today, Donald Trump again made...

RELEASE: Floridians Support Clean Power Plan, not Attorney General Bondi’s Effort to Block It, New PPP Poll Reveals

Washington, DC — A new poll from Public Policy Polling, or PPP, commissioned by the Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAP Action), reveals that Florida voters support the Clean Power Plan and disapprove of Attorney General Pam Bondi’s efforts to block it. The Clean Power Plan is a commonsense standard that allows states flexibility in determining...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Members of Congress and Tom Perez Discuss Presidential Candidates and the Issues at Stake

Washington, D.C. — Ahead of next week’s much anticipated presidential debate, the Center for American Progress Action Fund will host a discussion with distinguished progressive leaders to analyze and contrast the domestic and foreign policies offered by presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will deliver a keynote address framing the...

ADVISORY: Progressive Coalition to Host Sen. Jeff Merkley on Transparency, Long-Termism, and the SEC

Washington, D.C. — Addressing the many challenges facing the world requires the active partnership of workers and executives, markets and communities, investors and regulators, and many other stakeholders. Over the long term, their shared interests in a sustainable economy far outweigh their differences. But aligning divergent short-term interests is far from simple.  One of the...

STATEMENT: Rep. Lamar Smith Intensifies Witch Hunt & Ignores States’ Rights

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Science Committee held a hearing with a panel of “experts” who deny the science behind that climate change. Spearheaded by Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX), the hearing is part of an ongoing crusade against state attorneys general who are probing ExxonMobil Corp. for defrauding its shareholders and customers by misleading...

RELEASE: New Analysis Finds Congressional Climate Deniers Received Millions More from the Dirty Energy Industry

View the updated analysis. Washington, D.C. — Ahead of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing tomorrow, the Center for American Progress Action Fund has released an updated analysis of dirty energy campaign contributions received by members of Congress who deny the science behind climate change. Currently the 182 climate deniers in Congress...