Clean Air Task Force, Inc.

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Overview

Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.5 Fte (10)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

9

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Clean Air Task Force, Inc.   (CATF)

    EU Transparency Register

    316522140912-19 First registered on 21 Jan 2021

    Goals / Remit

    CATF is an international climate NGO that works to safeguard against the worst impacts of climate change by catalyzing the rapid global development and deployment of low-carbon energy and other climate-protecting technologies through research and analysis, public advocacy leadership, and partnership with other NGOs, academics, and the private sector.

    Main EU files targeted

    Clean Air Task Force (CATF) follows all files related to the EU's climate and energy policy framework. CATF has mainly been focusing on cutting methane emissions, hydrogen, carbon management, industrial decarbonisation, and transport.
    Among others, CATF has been working on the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA), the Carbon Removal Certification Framework (CRCF), the Methane Regulation, the Heavy Duty Vehicles Regulation, the geothermal energy own-initiative report, the Trans-European Networks for Transport (TEN-T), the Sustainable Carbon Cycles own-initiative report, and the Gas Package.

    Address

    Head Office
    114 State Street, 6th Floor
    Boston MA 02109
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    Stationsplein 45 4th Floor
    Rotterdam 3013 AK
    NETHERLANDS

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    10

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    50%1
    25%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 21 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Alessia VIRONE 21 Sep 2023 20 Sep 2024
    Mr Brandon Locke 16 Jun 2023 14 Jun 2024
    Mr Codie ROSSI 15 Apr 2023 12 Apr 2024
    Ms Alejandra MUNOZ 15 Apr 2023 12 Apr 2024
    Ms Sonia STOYANOVA 19 Nov 2022 18 Nov 2023
    Mr Eadbhard PERNOT 04 Nov 2022 04 Nov 2023
    Ms Maja POZVEK 04 Nov 2022 04 Nov 2023
    Ms Alessia VIRONE 22 Sep 2022 21 Sep 2023
    Ms Lee BECK 27 Aug 2022 26 Aug 2023
    Ms Magnolia TOVAR 24 May 2022 24 May 2023
    Mr Eadbhard PERNOT 04 Nov 2021 04 Nov 2022
    Mr Rowan EMSLIE 05 Oct 2021 05 Oct 2022
    Ms Maja POZVEK 02 Oct 2021 01 Oct 2022
    Ms Alessia VIRONE 29 Sep 2021 22 Sep 2022

    Complementary Information

    N.A.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    None

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year

    6,787,726€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Donations

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution Quadrature Climate Foundation 1,208,969€
    Contribution Effective Ventures Foundation 1,246,870€

    Other financial info

    The amounts were in dollars, but were translated in euros for this form.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Innovation Fund Expert Group#E03593#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3593 #Member #C#Civil society#Expert Group on Carbon Removals#E03861#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3861 #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    CATF focuses mainly on advocacy.
    CATF has published reports and briefings. Among others, CATF published a report on National Energy and Climate Plan (https://www.catf.us/resource/bridging-planning-gap/), on potential measures on methane emissions from imports (https://www.catf.us/2023/09/designing-eu-methane-import-standard/), on public opinions on energy and climate technologies (https://www.catf.us/2023/11/polling-shows-that-europe-is-ready-for-clean-firm-energy-technologies/), and on a carbon management strategy (https://www.catf.us/2023/11/tracking-progress-europes-2023-carbon-capture-projects/)
    CATF also had communication campaign on methane emissions reduction, mainly focusing on cutting emissions from imports (see here: https://cutmethane.eu/).
    CATF co-hosted events with MEPs on the Carbon Removal Certification Framework and the Methane Regulation. CATF was also invited to speak in parliamentary events about the Net Zero Industry Act and at the CCUS Forum organised by the Commission.

    Other activities

    N.A.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    9 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 06 Dec 2023 Location Dubai, UAE
      Subject Energy transition
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 09 Oct 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Industrial decarbonisation, carbon capture and storage, and methane emissions
      DG Climate Action
      Attending
      • Kurt Vandenberghe (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Oct 2023 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy transition
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 18 Apr 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Africa, energy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen
      Portfolio International Partnerships
      Attending
      • Suvi Leinonen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Apr 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Africa Energy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen
      Portfolio International Partnerships
      Attending
      • Suvi Leinonen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 May 2022 Location Videoconference
      Subject Carbon capture and storage as a tool for decarbonising industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Apr 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Exchange of views on CCUS
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Apr 2021 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject EU actions on methane and CCUS
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      • Anthony Agotha (Cabinet member)
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Mar 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Industrial strategy; green transition
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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