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CLIMATE MUST BE PRIORITY #1 IN 2021!
Contribute time and/or money to the campaigns of climate friendly candidates in critical national races. Climate champions won in November, but 2022 is just around the corner ...
Get out the climate vote. Just because the big Presidential race is over doesn't mean we can rest on our laurels. From now on, everyday is a get out the vote day!
Thanks to all your hard work, we have a climate friendly White House and Congress ready to enact landmark energy transition legislation in 2021.
Trillions in stimulus dollars will be allocated in 2021. Those dollars need to be spent putting our workforce back to work transitioning our country to a renewable energy economy.
There are many issues competing for #1 priority in 2021.
Climate must win because time is running out to stay below 1.5C
This may be the last time in a generation that trillions in federal spending will be available for transitioning our economy to renewable energy.
THE LATEST NEWS!
Jun 11, 2021
New Report: Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss Must Be Tackled Together, Not Separately
The two leading science groups studying ecosystems and climate urged protection of carbon-rich habitats and warned against solutions to warming that lower species diversity.
Jun 8, 2021
Southwest utilities bet on solar, storage for resilience against wildfires
In Taos, New Mexico, the Kit Carson Electric Cooperative is constructing multiple solar and storage projects to provide local generation and backup power in the event of transmission lines being disrupted.
May 27, 2021
'Wake-up call:' Climate change could edge Earth's annual temperature past Paris agreement limits in 5 years
The odds of the planet continuing to warm over the next several years have increased, top meteorologists said Thursday in a new report. In fact, within the next five years, there's now a 40% chance that Earth's annual average temperature will temporarily edge above a limit set by the Paris climate agreement.
Jun 10, 2021
Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Food Production are Far Greater Than Previous Estimates Suggest
A new study finds that if all parts of the food system are included, food production is responsible for as much as 40 percent of global emissions.
Jun 7, 2021
In Two Opposite Decisions on Alaska Oil Drilling, Biden Walks a Difficult Path in Search of Bipartisanship
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, supports oil and gas development and also recognizes the impacts of climate change. Her vote could be crucial in enacting historic climate policy.
Jun 3, 2021
Local Governments Can Use Their Power to Combat Climate Change
Cities are nimbler than Congress and more capable of implementing climate policy through local laws and policy initiatives, says Jillian Blanchard, director of the climate change program at Lawyers for Good Government. She lays out some of the tools local governments can use to shift to renewable energy and the legal considerations.
Jun 7, 2021
Wealthy Nations Continue to Finance Natural Gas for Developing Countries, Putting Climate Goals at Risk
Advocates are calling for an end to natural gas development, but some poor nations say doing so would unfairly penalize them and stifle economic growth.
May 27, 2021
Rising global temperatures 'inexorably closer' to climate tipping point - U.N.
There is now a 40% chance that global temperatures will temporarily reach 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in the next five years -- and these odds are rising, a U.N. report said on Wednesday.
May 26, 2021
Can Biden’s Plan to Boost Offshore Wind Spread West?
Offshore wind development in California has been stalled by politics and technological challenges. But on Tuesday, the administration announced plans to advance offshore wind in the state.