CPR Initiative’s Actions & Campaigns

We Sued The US EPA

Lawsuit To Compel a Phase Out of Climate Pollution

On November 12, 2022, CPR Initiative and climate experts sued the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), seeking judicial action to compel EPA to commence rulemaking under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to phase out deadly climate pollution.

CPR Initiative & Petitioners to EPA: Prove it!

November 7, 2022 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Filing

CPR Initiative issued a demand for records showing how EPA reasonably expects to get to “net zero” emissions by 2050 without invoking the powerful authority Congress conveyed to it under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Action on Climate Public Hearings

November 1, 2022 Boulder Climate Action Hearing

CPR Initiative and the City of Boulder, Colorado Department of Climate Initiatives co-hosted the first in a forthcoming series of public hearings aimed at addressing the urgent need for more meaningful action on climate. 

Petition to Phase Out GHG Pollution to Restore a Stable & Healthy Climate

Petition to Michael S. Regan, U.S. EPA Administrator

This Petition will demand that EPA phase out GHG pollution sources and, in addition, compel oil, gas and coal companies to clean up their mess — by removing their “legacy” GHG pollution.

Impose Carbon Fees Without Delay

Letter & Petition to President Biden, 2021

This CPR Initiative campaign includes both a letter, dated January 25, 2021, and an ongoing petition to President Biden, urging him to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to impose a rising carbon fee on fossil fuels. This would enable the implementation of carbon fees without the need for congressional action. 

Road to the White House No-Excuses Tour

2 countries, 19 states, 2 provinces, 1 district, 4,705 miles, 30 days.

Forged by Fire and Flood.

In fall of 2021, General Counsel and Executive Director Dan Galpern crossed the nation to galvanize public demand for real climate action and for CPR Initiative’s Petition to President Biden. #StepItUpOnClimate

Humanity’s Lifeline: the Paris Agreement Temperature Limit

Letter to the Justices of the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court

A March 30, 2021 letter, co-signed by 190 experts in law and the environment, renounced the Court’s early 2021 judgment deferring to the government’s approval of major national projects even where inconsistent with the Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Call for Atmospheric Carbon Removal

Letter to President Biden, April 15, 2021

Executive officers of CPR Initiative, Methane Action, and Remineralize the Earth urged President Biden to “expedite a research agenda for developing and deploying ways to remove excess greenhouse gases (GHGs) from the atmosphere.”

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