News Release | Environment America

President Recommits to Tackling Global Warming in Inaugural Address

Washington, D.C.  – Minutes ago, President Obama concluded his second inaugural address. Margie Alt, Executive Director of Environment America, made the following statement in response: 

News Release | Environment America

President Obama Should Tackle Global Warming in Second Term

As President Obama prepares to deliver his inaugural address on Monday, Executive Director of Environment America, Margie Alt, made the following statement:  

News Release | Environment America

Environment America Looks Ahead to Building on Salazar’s Conservation Legacy

As Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced plans to leave the Department of the Interior at the end of March, Margie Alt, executive director of Environment America, released the following statement: 

News Release | Environment North Carolina

North Carolina takes another step towards offshore wind

Wilmington– Offshore wind supporters packed the public hearing room Wednesday at the Courtyard Marriott in Wilmington as North Carolina took another step towards getting the first wind turbines spinning off our coasts.

The hearing was the second of two conducted by the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to gauge public interest in offshore wind development in North Carolina. The meeting was an opportunity for the public to learn about the next steps we need to take to make offshore a reality in North Carolina and comment about the plan in place.

News Release | Environment America

New Draft Report: Global Warming Affecting the US in Big Ways

Washington, D.C. — From more severe heat waves and devastating wildfires, to coastal and river flooding and threats to the agricultural sector, states around the country are being affected by global warming, according to the new draft National Climate Assessment report released on Friday, January 11. The draft report incorporates input from more than 240 experts from around the country, and from federal agencies including the Department of Energy and NASA.