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Activists Call on Retiring FERC Commissioner to Heed her Better Angels

Washington, DC – For the past 30 years FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has voted in favor of 398 out of 400 applications for mostly fracked gas interstate pipelines and related projects. Fracked gas is at least 95% methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that is 100 times worse for the climate than carbon dioxide …

You can't be neutral on a burning planet

Last Chance for FERC’s Cheryl LaFleur

We’ve told you a lot about FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. And there’s a good reason: for the past 22 years the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has voted in favor of 522 applications for fracked gas pipelines and infrastructure. It has rejected only two. Fracked gas is at least 90% methane, a powerful greenhouse …

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Stop Jordan Cove

The Jordan Cove gas terminal in Oregon would cause 36 million tons of global warming pollution. Sign here to stop it before Trump’s FERC closes the door!

Watch Live: Congressional Energy Subcommittee FERC hearing

We told you earlier this week that the Energy Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee was holding a hearing on FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. We delivered more than 3,000 comments from 198 methods supporters this morning telling the committee to ask tough questions about climate change, pipelines and more. Now, it’s time …

Stop Barry Myers NOAA nomination!

Barry Myers is a NO for NOAA

Once again, Trump has nominated Barry Myers, a totally unqualified, wildly corrupt businessman accused of sexual harassment to lead a major climate change research agency. This is actually Myers THIRD time being nominated. But while the idea hasn’t gotten any better, the Senate is rushing his nomination through without so much as a committee hearing …

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UPDATE: Disaster relief bill passes Congress

Thanks again for signing our petition asking Congress to pass climate-disaster relief for Puerto Rico and all Americans. Good news – thanks to your voice and the voices of more than 70,000 others – Congress voted this week to concur with the Senate’s changes and send the $19 billion disaster relief bill to Donald Trump. …

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It took a tornado in the Capitol to pass this disaster relief bill. Make sure Trump signs it

Earlier today, the Senate passed a disaster relief package that’s been held up for months by partisan bickering and Trump’s racism. It’s an important step toward getting the billions of dollars in disaster aid that we desperately need to respond to the last two years of climate fueled super storms. Ironically, the vote happened minutes …

We can't fight climate change unless we fix our food and ag sectors

What are we going to eat under the Green New Deal?

Ok, you’ve heard the hype: The Green New Deal is going to ban hamburgers (it doesn’t); the Green New Deal will force vegan soylant green on the unwilling masses (nope); The Green New Deal doesn’t care about farmers — actually, on that last one, it could do a better job helping farmers, but not because …