Pro-worker advocates must advance strategies and policies that will ensure that all climate jobs are high-quality union jobs that make the economy more equitable.
Tackling climate change will require state and local action alongside federal policy change. State and local policymakers can ensure that good jobs are created in the new clean economy by focusing on five proven job-quality strategies.
STATEMENT: CAP’s John Podesta Praises California Gov. Newsom’s Vision for Conserving 30 Percent of State’s Lands and Ocean by 2030
Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress Founder John Podesta today issued the following statement praising California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) executive order on biodiversity, which establishes a goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the state’s lands and ocean by 2030: This is environmental leadership at its best. Gov. Newsom has laid out...
Building a massive seawater treatment plant along the Arctic Refuge’s coastline is among the many regulatory and technical hurdles that the oil industry is likely to have to clear.
This election, forward-looking businesses can provide an essential service to their communities—preserving the right to vote while also protecting their stakeholders from COVID-19.
Amid the deadly threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have detailed how the ongoing threat of climate change is expected to worsen in the future, highlighting the need for state leaders to accelerate actions to provide access to pollution-free energy and build healthy climate change-ready communities.
The recent actions by U.S. Department of Homeland Security personnel on the streets of Portland, Oregon, and across the country raise significant concerns about a department out of control.
Despite wins in the courts, abortion rights remain under attack and out of reach for many in the United States.
In Pennsylvania, the good moral character rule blocks thousands of people in prison from getting state financial aid for college, and now is the time to eliminate it.
Making Washington, D.C., a state would end more than 200 years of disenfranchisement for the Americans who call it home.
Cities have an important role in helping to ensure that during the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can make their voices heard in the upcoming election cycle.
States and localities recognize the need for affordable, quality infant and toddler child care and have taken steps to create solutions that better serve their communities.
The Portsmouth Bypass represents a broken and deeply cost-ineffective theory of economic development that assumes reducing vehicle travel time—rather than investing in people and places facing economic distress—will unlock economic development.
Unless the deadline for completing the census is immediately extended, residents of Georgia could stand to lose millions in federal funding for critical programs.
Unless the deadline for completing the census is immediately extended, residents of Alaska could stand to lose millions in federal funding for critical programs.