Election 2018

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California’s Prop 3 water bond isn’t about ducks. It’s about taxpayers subsidizing big agriculture.

Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the Beverly Hills billionaire owners of the Wonderful Company, are prominent among the California agribusiness interests that backed the water bond of 2014, are promoting the Delta Tunnels,  and are now funding the campaign to pass California’s water bond, Prop. 3, on the November ballot. By Dan Bacher The Resnicks’ Wonderful […]

August 28th

Election 2018: Climate Hawks Vote endorses Elaine Luria for Congress in VA-02

Climate Hawks Vote is endorsing Democrat Elaine Luria, a Navy veteran who knows something about sea level rise and national security, for Congress. She’s running against climate peacock Republican Scott Taylor in Virginia’s Second District, also known as the nation’s shipyard. By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote We’re backing Elaine because she has a unique perspective […]

August 27th

Climate Hawk Rashida Tlaib will be first Muslim woman elected to congress

Rashida Tlaib won her primary Tuesday night with 33.2 percent of the vote among six candidates.  Michigan’s 13th District is a deep blue district where no Republicans filed, so she has effectively won her November election early. Rashida is, simply, the best environmental justice-focused candidate we’ve seen in 2018. She ran on a message of taking on […]

August 9th

Voters are fed up with corruption (and that could feed a blue wave in November)

A new survey by the center-left Center for American Progress Action Fund has found that a focus on the Trump regime’s corruption in particular, and Republican corruption in general, may boost Democratic chances at the polls in November. Another problem for the GOP, the survey shows, is that the majority of Americans are perturbed by Republican-engineered tax cuts that […]

July 20th

Environmental Voter Project wants YOU to tip the midterms in favor of green candidates

On our June 2018 national call, Citizens Climate Lobby welcomed guest speaker Nathaniel Stinnett, the founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project. Like all of us at CCL, Nathaniel is passionate about building the political will for politicians to act on climate change. Unlike most of us, Nathaniel has also been recognized as a “visionary” […]

June 20th

Bipartisan legislation would overturn Trump’s solar tariff

Nevada Congresswoman Jacky Rosen has introduced a bipartisan bill to the House of Representatives which, if successful, could overturn the 30% tariff on imported solar cells and modules introduced by President Donald Trump earlier this year. By Joshua S Hill Cleantechnica After 9 months of deliberation and political sniping, US President Donald Trump in January announced the […]

April 24th

Youth hate Trump. But will they vote in November?

In the midst of all the bad news being splattered in our faces every day as a consequence of the results of the 2016 election, a new poll by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics shows that 72 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds disapprove of Donald Trump. The poll also shows they prefer that Democrats win a majority in Congress in […]

April 19th

Election 2018: DAPL pipeline is the difference in this Iowa primary

Climate matters. Primaries matter. Flipping seats from Republican to Democrat matters. That’s at the heart of Climate Hawks Vote work, and it’s why we’re endorsing Tom Heckroth in Iowa’s First District. Simply put, this primary presents a clear contrast between Tom, standing up for clean air, clean water, and an America free from its dependence on […]

April 18th