Tell President Biden to declare a climate emergency

It’s still time for President Biden to declare a climate emergency.

President Biden is hosting a party at the White House today to celebrate the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). But when the party is over and the applause dies dies down America will still be facing a climate emergency — and it will still be time for President Biden to declare one. While …

Sign now to stop Manchin's dirty Deal!

No more sacrifice zones – take action to stop Manchin’s dirty deal.

Sept 21 update: Today, Joe Manchin (Fossil fascist, WV) is finally releasing the details of his dirty deal. But Manchin’s new deal isn’t a sign of strength. It’s a sign of cowardice. More than 80 Democrats in the US House have pledged to stop Manchin’s dirty deal. Senators Booker, Duckworth, Merkley, Sanders and Warren have …

What's in Manchin's IRA

Why I’m suspicious of the Machin-Schumer compromise, and what we do about it

There’s been a lot of hot takes, premature celebration, and doomerism since the Manchin-Schumer compromise deal on a big budget reconciliation bill was announced, which Manchin wants to call the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (🤮 ). I took some time and dug through the bill (yes, I read legislative text when I have to) …

Dukes carbon plan is failing NC

Take Action North Carolina, Duke’s carbon plan is a failure for climate and communities

Earlier this spring, Duke Energy finally released a draft plan to reduce global-warming carbon emissions in the Carolinas. Even getting them to unveil a plan was a big struggle, and required an act of the Legislature. Sadly, but not surprisingly, Duke’s carbon plan is a failure for our climate and communities. Local environmental and social …

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This Thursday, it’s now or never, will Congress step up and act on climate?

Elected leaders in Congress are failing us. More than 100 million Americans are under excessive heat warmings this weekend, and they can’t get it together to agree that the climate emergency is an emergency, let alone to pass the kind of bold, sweeping policy we need. And here’s the thing, for all our good work …

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Sign now for a windfall profits tax: the world’s best way to stop big oil, without begging fossil fuel fascists.

Gas prices are high in the US, and politicians — especially President Biden — have responded mostly by begging fossil fuel companies to make more oil. Just this week President Biden flew to Saudi Arabia and met with leaders accused of murdering a US journalist, all to beg for oil. But Biden and his team …

Say no to New Fortress new fossil fuel export terminal

Act fast to stop the New Fortress fossil gas export boondoggle.

We told you a few weeks ago about the crazy, disaster-prone plan by New Fortress Energy to build a massive fracked gas export terminal off the coast of Louisiana, right in the heart of an environmental justice community and a likely spot for a hurricane.To be able to export the gas, New Fortress is also …

FERC :Deny MVPs extension request

Tell FERC: no more excuses, deny the MVP extension request.

** Good News Update ** After hammering them with more than 5,000 comments and emails, FERC has agreed to extend the comment period on MVP’s extension request (a little) to July 29. This means we have two more weeks to keep gathering comments before we need to deliver. Here’s how to help with the new …

President Biden No New Drilling on Public Lands and Waters

Tell President Biden: No more drilling on public lands and waters

Red alert: the Biden administration is about to open more public lands and waters to new fossil fuel extraction. Biden has been at meeting of the world’s 7 biggest economies today (the G7). But the US, EU, and other big rich countries are all actively backing away from their commitments to act on climate change …