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Climate Change Action: Are you mad at the 69 “Disaster Deplorables” who voted against hurricane relief?

Sixty-nine Republicans in the the House of Representatives voted against the $36 billion relief package for the survivors of climate disasters including hurricanes that struck Puerto Rico, Texas, and Florida, and wildfires now devastating California. Requiring a two-thirds vote, the bill was passed 353-69 thanks to unanimous Democratic support. As the U.S. Senate is not […]

October 14th

Doug Jones gets League of Conservation Voters backing in AL special Senate election

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will support common-sense environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Doug Jones for U.S. Senate from Alabama in the December 12th special election. Jones is a lifelong Alabamian focused on protecting civil rights and protecting the state’s natural resources that are enjoyed […]

October 13th

Oil Money Out: Gavin Newsom becomes 3rd Cali Gov candidate to sign the pledge

Tuesday evening, Sept. 26, 2017, Gavin Newsom, a candidate for the 2018 election for Governor of California, pledged to reject campaign contributions from the oil industry, and to put the health of families, our climate, and our democracy ahead of industry profits. By Climate Hawks Vote Newsom is the third publicly declared Democratic candidate for governor […]

September 28th

27 companies publicly support Paris climate agreement, but donate millions to GOP group undermining it

Twenty-seven companies that urged the Trump regime to stick with the Paris Climate Accord also contributed a total of $3.3 million to the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) that has worked assiduously to dump President Obama’s signature Clean Power Plan. That plan was designed specifically to reduce greenhouse emissions from U.S. power plants in 2030 by 32 […]

September 21st

McCain’s Plan to Combat Climate Change

Editor’s Note: This is a follow up post to Obama’s Plan to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence. Regardless of who is elected next November, both candidates agree that climate change is a fact and not a theory. “I know that climate change is real,” said John McCain. “We can have a debate about how serious it […]

June 12th