Center for American Progress

For The Public Lands Program

  • Amount
    $800,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/11/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
This renewal grant to the Center for American Progress will support its efforts to ensure that America’s public lands, waters, and wildlife are protected for everyone to experience and explore; that America’s natural resources are developed wisely, safely, and with a fair return to taxpayers; that public lands policies adapt to reflect the threats of climate change; and that public lands are being managed for sustainable economic growth, from creating jobs in recreation and clean energy industries to delivering the quality of life that attracts employees and businesses to local communities.
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Grants to this Grantee
for the national climate program and the Equitable & Just National Climate Platform  
The Center for American Progress will advance two primary and complementary goals: first, to lay the foundation for ambitious climate action in 2021; and second, to build on the momentum from the last few years within the Equitable & Just Climate Platform to advance environmental and social justice goals. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for the Climate Finance Regulatory Project  
The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan policy institute whose work spans environmental and economic issues. The center will develop a climate change financial regulatory plan, working with a coalition of both climate and finance experts across the United States.
for scoping U.S.-China climate engagement  
This grant will support the Center for American Progress in organizing a series of climate dialogues between high-level Chinese and U.S. leaders, as well as work to bring together rising Chinese and North American climate experts. This grant seeks to build trust between high-level stakeholders in the two countries so they may work together to support increased climate ambition in both the U.S. and China. It also seeks to bring together young climate experts to share knowledge and develop joint strategies to decarbonize both countries.

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