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Climate Hawk RL Miller wins election to DNC (This should shake things up)

RL Miller, founder of the advocacy group Climate Hawks Vote (and regular contributor to RedGREENandBlue), was elected to the Democratic National Committee last Friday—and she intends to push the Democratic Party’s governing body to improve how it handles the climate crisis and fossil fuel industry, according to a Thursday interview in Emily Atkin’s HEATED newsletter. By Jessica Corbett Common […]

NRCC launches disgusting ad, accusing Curbelo’s Climate Hawk opponent of taking coal money

The brazen attack by Republicans on Debbie Mucarsel-Powell took my breath away. The National Republican Congressional Committee released an ad late last week claiming that climate hawk Debbie Mucarsel-Powell’s “campaign is flooded with dirty coal money, the very polluters that threaten our way of life in the Keys.” By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote Yep, […]

November 5th

Climate Hawks Vote endorses Debbie Mucarsel-Powell for Congress in FL-26

Climate Hawks Vote is endorsing Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in Florida’s 26th District, running against Carlos Curbelo. “Carlos Curbelo, the Republican member of Congress who does more about climate change than any other Republican in Congress?” you may be thinking. Yes. But that’s a low bar. By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote Let me explain what’s driving Climate Hawks Vote […]

October 2nd

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

Why is the Climate Solutions Caucus taking on climate peacocks like Jenkins, Posey and Guthrie?

Bill Posey (R-FL-08), Lynn Jenkins (R-KS-02), and Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02) have joined the Climate Solutions Caucus as the newest climate peacocks. At some point — and that point has passed — the Climate Solutions Caucus needs to justify its existence. Its proponents point to the caucus’ work in defeating the Perry amendment on July 13, 2017 — nearly […]

June 21st

Election 2017: Climate Hawks voted, Climate Hawks WON!

Climate hawks won big battles last night in an ocean-vast election: a big beautiful blue wave on the surface, and the deeper one dives, the deeper the blue. Here are just some of the climate-hawk victories last night. By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote With Democrats taking the governorships, Virginia will stay in, and New Jersey […]

November 8th

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

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