Environment America Latest Blog Posts

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Given the urgency of acting on climate change, we have to take advantage of every opportunity to change how we produce and consume energy. Each decision we make, positive and negative, will reverberate through the remainder of our lives and the lives of those who come after us.

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Emma Searson
Director, 100% Renewable Campaign

Led by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, leaders on the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a comprehensive report on June 30, 2020, laying out a framework to tackle climate change at the federal level. The report builds on a swelling tide of state and local leadership.

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

How are the COVID crisis and the climate crisis similar? What lessons should we learn from both?

If it’s safe to go to the beach, it should be safe to go swimming. Too often, though, it’s not.

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Gideon Weissman
Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

Nobody likes unsafe water at their favorite beach. But it’s better to know about problems than to unnecessarily put our health at risk. Sustaining and improving environmental monitoring programs, including those at the beaches we love, is critical for understanding the issues that affect our health and environment on a daily basis.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

For what would become the nation’s most effective conservation and recreation law, it was an awkward beginning. 

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

Personal stories of 100 percent renewable energy can inspire

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Michaela Morris
Associate, Protect Our Oceans, Environment America

Check out the following list of some of our favorite ocean livestreams. These livestreams dive deep into the big blue sea, exploring everything from jellies to coral reefs. 

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

Digital organizing during a pandemic

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Ian Corbet
Conservation America Campaign, Associate

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working on multiple campaigns to help America get through the coronavirus pandemic as quickly and safely as possible. But we're also working to ensure that when the outbreak ends, the United States’ policies and practices ensure a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us.