Environment America Blog

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Wendy Wendlandt
Acting President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network
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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

How can preserving natural spaces achieve both our conservation and climate goals?

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Graham Marema
Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy, Lead Digital Organizer

How docks can stay afloat without harming wildlife

New Jersey has joined the ranks of the nation’s clean transportation leaders by setting into law ambitious steps toward an all-electric, zero-emissions future.

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Alex Ferraro
Creative Associate

One of the issues that most reliably gets people excited and engaged is our campaign to defend our public lands, especially the Tongass National Forest. But why are people from California to Texas to Maine so passionate about a forest in remote southern Alaska? Much of that passion owes to the fact that some places stir the imagination and therefore, the soul. People also understand intuitively that the campaign to save the Tongass is about something larger than even that vast forest: It’s about what we value as a society.

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Graham Marema
Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy, Lead Digital Organizer

Our clean energy intern Katie Moffitt writes about the power of "small acts of resistance" and how you can advocate for 100% renewable energy commitments in your community.

As the world returns to a “new normal,” emissions could rise unless we act.

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Emma Searson
Director, 100% Renewable Campaign

Over the last couple of weeks, 100% Renewable Campaign Director Emma Searson has watched in horror as the oil and gas industry has acted like a Halloween bully hoarding all the candy.

Does the end of the pandemic have to mean the end of clean air?