There are many reasons to be optimistic about a future powered by the sun and wind.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

There is no reason to despoil a pristine wilderness for last century fuels.

How California’s new rule could revolutionize rooftop solar

States, cities, college campuses and businesses claim the mantle of climate leadership.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

More than a decade after local and global activists curbed tropical deforestation in South America, more forests in Brazil and Bolivia are burning again. As the planet heats up, this loss should concern all of us -- and there’s something we can do about it, right here, right now.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

Sure, it keeps your coffee hot. But polystyrene foam, what most of us call Styrofoam, is polluting our ecosystems and putting birds and marine life at risk. Nothing we use for a few minutes should pollute our oceans and rivers and threaten wildlife for centuries. It’s time to say goodbye to take-out plastic foam cups and containers.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

The concept of the Roadless Rule was simple: areas untouched by logging and road-building should stay that way, i.e. wild.

Cities and towns of all sizes are driving the transition to solar energy.

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John Rumpler
Senior Director, Clean Water for America Campaign and Senior Attorney

It’s exceedingly rare these days that Congress gives environmentalists something to celebrate. But I’m happy to report that the spending bill passed last week deserves our mild applause