News Release | Environment America

World-Class Research Universities Announce University Climate Change Coalition

Today, at the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit hosted by Second Nature and The Intentional Endowments Network, a coalition of 13 world-class North American research universities launched the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3).

A 21st century State of the Union should present a vision for a clean energy future

By | Ross Sherman
Clean Energy Digital Campaigner

According to the White House, President Trump’s State of the Union address will discuss the challenges of the coming year in an optimistic, forward-looking and bipartisan manner. We support that notion wholeheartedly, but we’re also mindful of his past rhetoric.

News Release | Environment America

New Jersey rejoins RGGI: a victory for the nation

Five years after Super Storm Sandy destroyed a Jersey Shore boardwalk, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the state is rejoining a multi-state, bipartisan effort to reduce carbon pollution.  

2017: A year of drastic climate change, both environmentally and politically

By | Andrea McGimsey
Senior Director, Global Warming Solutions Campaign

As if it wasn’t already clear, 2017 provided much more evidence that we are changing our planet in dangerous ways. The average temperature across the United States was 2.6°F warmer than normal – making it one of the three warmest years in U.S. history.

News Release | Environment America

Tax Bill Threatens America’s Environment

Today, the House of Representatives is voting on a tax bill that would open America’s unspoiled Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling and maintain billions in tax breaks for fossil fuel producers.

News Release | Environment America

Northeast states crack down on global warming pollution with new power plant rules

Today, nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states finalized new rules to cut power plant pollution by at least two-thirds below 2005 levels by 2030.

News Release | Environment America

Trump administration announces steps to replace EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Today, the Trump administration took its first step toward rolling back the EPA’s Clean Power Plan by announcing a move to replace this critical program that cuts power plant pollution. Environment America released the following statement in response:

In Step on Climate

By | Lindsey Mendelson
Global Warming Solutions Campaign, Advocate

Two years ago this very day, the United States reached an historic international agreement in Paris committing to address the global threat of climate change with nearly 200 hundred nations. In 2015, the United States was one of the biggest players in the room. Fast-forward to today, and the picture looks quite different. We are the odd one out — the only nation on the planet now stepping away from this critical global action.

News Release | Environment America

Doctors, nurses weigh in: federal budget threatens our health

As the U.S. Congress reaches its deadline to pass government spending bills, Environment America released a letter from hundreds of health professionals urging their representatives to oppose any attempts to cut funding or protections for our environment and health.

News Release | Environment America

Massive Oil Leak Shows Why Nebraska Should Vote No on Keystone Pipeline

Environment America's Global Warming Director Andrea McGimsey issued the following statement in response to today's Keystone Pipeline leak, when more than 200,000 gallons of oil leaked out of the pipeline in Amherst, South Dakota:

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