What If Environmental Organizations Were College Campuses?

Earlier this month a social revolution was hatched on the campus of the University of Missouri that led to swift changes and will hopefully open a path to greater equality, representation and shared power. And the best part about it is that it was led by our future leaders, students and youth, in a demonstration of grassroots activism and civil […]

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Bringing Exxon to Justice

Thanks to the amazing investigative reporting of InsideClimate News (ICN) and the Los Angeles Times, we learned that Exxon has known about the real dangers of climate change for nearly 40 years. Furthermore, Exxon knew that it would be necessary to leave a significant portion of fossil fuels in the ground to avert the worst impacts of a rapidly warming planet. But rather than […]


Paris, je t’aime

I’ve been looking for these words. failing to find them under others’ writings, under the things someone else said last Friday or since about the shooting in Paris that took 129 lives and wounded even more. About the bombings the day before, or the shooting in Kenya the day after. About the idea of violence and bloodshed and hate and […]


We Just Shut Down an LNG Facility

BREAKING: This afternoon New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he is rejecting the application by Liberty Natural Gas, LLC to construct the Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility off the coasts of Long Island and Far Rockaway, New York. The veto of the application is a major victory for environmental activists who have been fighting this dangerous project […]

Our Generation, our Choice

The Youth Are Alright, But They’re Also Fed Up

There’s a great Peter Tosh song called, “You Can’t Blame The Youth” that goes, “you can’t blame the youth, when them get mad, you can’t fool the youth, you can’t blame the youth not at all, you can’t fool the youth.” Yesterday hundreds of young activists from all over the country came to Washington, D.C. to send our lawmakers a simple message…Our […]


Watch the Fox Business News debate live!

Click the player below to see a live stream, and scroll down to see live commentary from our team online! Live Blog Watch the Fox Business News debate live!   Tell @TeamCavuto @MariaBartiromo & @gerardtbaker to #AskOnClimate at the @FoxBusiness #GOPDebate We want to know! https://t.co/xm2w5zulDE — Environmental Action (@EnviroAction) November 9, 2015 Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 10th for the Fox Business-WSJ #GOPDebate at 7p ET […]


Obama just blocked the Keystone XL oil pipeline

We won, y’all! “This victory is no less sweet for the movement, or for our common home and climate because it was a long time coming.” Said Executive Director Drew Hudson, “There is much more work to do, much of it in Paris, as we work to keep fossil fuels in the ground and build a just, clean energy future for […]

An American Fracktivist in Paris

As the world gets ready for the global climate talks in Paris next month, Americans are getting ready to lead. Just yesterday Senators Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders unveiled a bill to ban all fossil fuel extraction on public lands. The Keep it in the Ground Act was specifically designed to build and expand the Protect Our Public Lands Act in […]


Piling It On Port Ambrose

We’ve been fighting to make sure the proposed Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import facility never sees the light of day for months. Every step of the way, we’ve been lucky to work with a talented, fierce and undeniable coalition that includes Sane Energy Project, Clean Ocean Action, Food and Water Watch, NYPIRG, All Our Energy, Catskill Mountainkeeper and many, […]


Tell the EPA to plug the fracking leaks!

Leaks of fracked gas are really bad for public health and our climate. Families near fracking infrastructure have reported much higher rates of asthma, heart problems, liver disorders and even cancer. One recent Johns Hopkins University study found that mothers living near fracking sites had a higher risk of premature birth and other complications during pregnancy. Even if you don’t live near […]