News Release | Environment America

Gov. Murphy gives green light to electric transportation future

In a move that will speed up New Jersey’s transition to electric vehicles (EVs), Gov. Phil Murphy announced today the New Jersey Partnership to Plug-In. The new initiatives include creating an EV rebate program and directing millions of dollars toward installing EV charging stations.

News Release | Environment America

Statement on Congress voting for Climate Action Now Act: First climate bill in a decade to pass the U.S. House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 9 “The Climate Action Now” Act today with a bipartisan vote of 231 to 190. This climate bill, the first to receive a vote by the body in a decade, would keep the United States in the Paris Agreement by defunding any effort to withdraw and requiring the Trump administration to submit a plan to meet the U.S. commitment to reduce carbon emissions below 2005 levels by 26 percent to 28 percent by 2032.

A sunny view of Earth Day

By | Ross Sherman
Communications Associate

Focus on green initiatives — not monsters out to destroy our environment

News Release | Environment America

Paris is Always a Good Idea: House committee votes on Climate Action Now Act

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted 29-19 today in favor of H.R. 9 “The Climate Action Now” Act.  This is the first step in moving this critical legislation, which boasts 180 co-sponsors, to the House floor.

News Release | Environment America

Reports: Trump administration to pull plug on Clean Car negotiations

Wire reports indicate that today, the Trump administration will officially abandon negotiations on the Clean Car Standards.

A President’s Day celebration of savings

By | Allie Astor
Energy Efficiency Campaign, Associate

How appliance efficiency standards protect our planet and our pocketbooks

News Release | Environment America

Wisconsin joins U.S. Climate Alliance

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced today that his state will join the bipartisan governors’ coalition U.S. Climate Alliance. The announcement brings the U.S. population represented by affiliated states to just under 50 percent. Wisconsin became the fourth state in recent weeks to join the alliance. Illinois, New Mexico and Michigan also recently committed to the coalition’s commitment to fighting climate change.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America response to the 2019 State of the Union

In his second State of the Union address, President Donald Trump touched on a few topics, such as infrastructure, that are crucial to our environment and the future of our planet.

Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Climate Solutions from Day One

New governors are getting ready to take office in 20 states, from Florida to Alaska. As America’s newly elected governors prepare to take on their states’ biggest challenges, they should prioritize taking bold action on the greatest challenge of our time: climate change.

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