News Release | Environment America

STATEMENT: UN report finds that state of our ocean demands action

“Climate change is already here and our oceans are worse off because of that. We know that even small temperature variations can lead to changes in animal migration patterns, acidic water and bleached coral. We put the things we love most in our oceans at greater risk with every degree of warming. And as polar ice melts and oceans rise, our coasts may soon be underwater." 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: New report shows rapidly declining bird populations

"You only need to look up at the sky to realize that we have a big problem with our birds...[T]his study demands that we quickly focus our attention on protecting and enhancing habitat for birds and wildlife." 

News Release | Environment America

Yes, Virginia, there is a future free from fossil fuels

 Gov. Ralph Northam handed down an executive order today with a stated goal of using renewable energy to meet all of Virginia’s electricity needs by 2050, with an interim target of 30 percent by 2030.

News Release | Environment America

Denying California the right to set its own emissions standards hurts all 50 states

The Environmental Protection Agency reportedly is about to announce a plan to rescind California’s authority to impose stronger car pollution regulations than the federal government. This proposal comes at a time when two in three Americans say the United States needs to do more on climate change and several leading automakers already have agreed to follow California’s tougher emissions standards. 

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