Climate-Tech RD&D

Technologies to capture and store carbon must be part of the arsenal to fight climate change. To deploy them at scale, policymakers should expand federal incentives, increase RD&D for traditional and novel technologies, and expedite permitting and siting of requisite infrastructure.
Climate-Tech RD&D
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May 17, 2022
In a moment of turmoil in global energy markets and an era of relentless climate disruption, clean energy innovation must remain a national priority for the United States.
May 3, 2022
Active carbon management technologies—like carbon capture and storage, and direct air capture—eliminate emissions from power and industrial plants and draw down atmospheric carbon emissions.
April 18, 2022
Technologies to capture and store carbon must be part of the arsenal to fight climate change. To deploy them at scale, policymakers should expand federal incentives, increase RD&D for traditional and novel technologies, and expedite permitting and siting of requisite infrastructure.
March 28, 2022
The fiscal year 2022 budget is a critical opportunity for Congress to advance U.S. energy innovation. This interactive data visualization illustrates the funding pathways for RD&D at the U.S. Department of Energy.
March 3, 2022
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) just approved plans to deploy a new delivery fleet consisting almost entirely of gasoline-powered trucks, even as Amazon, UPS and FedEx are going all-in on climate-friendly electric vehicles (EVs).
February 28, 2022
U.S. industry does do not yet have all the necessary technology to decarbonize while maintaining its competitive edge in manufacturing. Only with continued federal and private investment in low-carbon RD&D will the United States be able to achieve the twin goals of supporting a robust manufacturing sector while reducing and ultimately eliminating emissions.
January 14, 2022
The Biden administration entered office in January 2021 with soaring ambitions.
January 13, 2022
At last year’s Glasgow Climate Conference, countries pledged to increase public and private finance, set common targets under the Breakthrough Agenda, and accelerate electric vehicle deployment, among many other goals.
January 13, 2022
ITIF's Center for Clean Energy Innovation hosted a discussion of the health of the global clean energy innovation system, why continuous investments in the system matter, and what a healthy system should look like.
January 10, 2022
Accelerating clean energy innovation is critical to avert the worst effects of climate change, but the global energy innovation system is in poor health, with weaknesses across most indicators. Nations must rectify these weaknesses to deliver on the promises world leaders made at COP26.

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