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Last Thursday, I got to spend the day with Walmart workers, activists and leaders in the fight for racial, gender and economic justice.We had gathered to be part of the re-launch of Our Walmart, a diverse coalition of activist groups (including Environmental Action) who are working to make America’s largest private employer, and one of the biggest corporations in the world, into […]

California could be characterized as Climate Change Ground Zero. Fires are raging in the northern and central parts of the state, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is lower than expected due to a historic drought, and carbon emissions are spewing relatively unchecked due to an increasing population and extreme energy extraction like fracking and drilling. Not to mention the unequal distribution of climate […]

Join us LIVE, September 16th at 8 Eastern/ 5 Pacific with special co-hosts Climate Truth and friends! Scroll down in the window below to see live feed and recent updates.  Live Blog CNN Debate night LIVE!  Tapper asked us to submit questions that show the differences between candidates, and get at their core views on how to lead this country. That’s exactly why we started […]

Yesterday in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) proved what we have long suspected – It is a runaway agency with no regard for public input, public opinion and little regard for the wildlife it’s name implies it is pledged to conserve.During yesterday’s hearing the ratio of those who oppose the hunt to those who support it was at least […]

Washington, D.C. – Today is the deadline to submit public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to their highly controversial study about fracking’s impact on drinking water. Food & Water Watch, Environmental Action, Breast Cancer Action and other advocacy groups delivered nearly 100,000 comments asking the EPA to redo their study with a higher level of scrutiny and […]
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Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans. It was a super storm powered by warming oceans, extreme weather and climate change. Nearly half of the city was forced to evacuate, but not everyone was impacted equally. Like most climate disasters, low-wealth communities and communities of color were hit the hardest — and many of them simply […]
all fracking considered

Loading…If you’re an avid NPR listener, you’ve probably heard one or two “fracking horror stories.” I’m talking about the ones that tell you fracked gas is clean-er, safe-er or spurring the economic development of some little town that’s just SO GRATEFUL, and then ends with an ad from the American Natural Gas Association (ANGA) that tells you to “think about […]
save the bobcats

Bobcats will not be protected in Illinois, after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a law Tuesday. Illinois hunters will target bobcats beginning next year. This is over the express objections of tens of thousands of Illinoisans and wildlife lovers who wrote the governor asking him to veto the bill.It’s a slap in the face to the 75% of Illinois voters who […]
stop oil trains weeks of action

Today is the last day of our Stop Oil Trains Week of Action – and it’s been extraordinary.We started last Saturday July 4 with a beautiful and somber march in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, to launch the week. That was followed on Monday by an event where four Bay Area activists were arrested attempting to hang a 2400sq ft “stop oil trains […]