News Release | Environment America

Environment America joins lawsuit challenging Trump administration’s push to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

“Oil drilling and wildlife simply do not mix. Not only will the Trump administration’s slapdash and tragic plan threaten one of the world’s most untamed wildlife areas, but it is also completely blind to the reality that, in 2020, dangerously extracting more fossil fuels from the ground is a fool’s errand when clean renewable energy options are rapidly on the rise.” 

News Release | Environment America

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed this week

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.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Louisiana’s net zero target is a key step forward

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an executive order on Wednesday setting a statewide goal for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report ranks higher ed on renewables

America’s Top Colleges for Renewable Energy 2020: Who’s Leading the Transition to 100% Renewable Energy on Campus? ranks campuses in three categories: shifting to renewable electricity; repowering buildings with clean energy; and adopting electric vehicles (EVs). 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Opening Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling is a catastrophic decision

"The door is being flung wide open for oil and gas drilling to impose irreversible harm to one of America’s iconic spaces. Claims that this thoroughly invasive industrial work can be done in an environmentally responsible way are either naive or, even worse, cynically deceptive."