Center for American Progress

For The Public Lands Project

  • Amount
    $250,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/14/2014
  • Term
    13 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
This renewal grant to the Center for American Progress would continue support for its successful efforts to restore balance between conservation and energy development on public lands. The goal of its efforts is to seek additional protection for ecologically important public land for the benefit of current and future generations. The Center would work to secure policies that minimize the impact of fossil fuels extraction on public lands, including reducing associated greenhouse gas emissions. To reach its goal, the Center will work with recreational users of public lands, businesses, and conservation organizations to develop wise policies and to help diverse voices from around the West speak on behalf of land protection.
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Grants to this Grantee
for the Public Lands Program  
The Center for American Progress is an independent, nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through advancing bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. This grant supports 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; 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 western communities. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections)
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 implement a climate change financial regulatory plan, working with a coalition of both climate and finance experts across the United States. (Substrategy: Climate Finance)
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)

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