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Enter Your Information Below:Even though Big Oil has been nothing but naughty, some members of Congress want to give them an early holiday gift. These Senators are willing to deal away our climate, public lands and health in exchange for a weak deal to support renewable energy in a must-pass spending bill. Just today Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), a member of […]
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Monday was a huge day for news and politics, but a slow start to the actual negotiations here in Paris. It felt like a little bit of a letdown after the weekend of intense marches and protests, including some dramatic tussles with the Police that sadly stole the headlines.Still, President Obama is here and he’s laid out the stakes pretty […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scroll down to see live commentary and ask Rachel Maddow to press the leading Democratic candidates for President on Keystone, ExxonMobil’s climate cover up, and more! Live Blog #MSNBC2016 Dem Debate Live  Ready to ask Rachel Maddow to Ask on Climate? Here’s how:Pick a platform, there are options below to ask on Twitter, Facebook, or good ol’ fashioned email. Compose your question – we […]

Bombshell investigative reports reveal that Exxon knew as early as 1978 that our climate was being disrupted and that their product was responsible. But instead of taking action that could have saved lives and protected our planet, Exxon spent two decades and millions of dollars lying about what they knew in an effort to slow action and protect their profits.They even […]

Yesterday, China, the world’s largest carbon polluter announced their plans to launch a national cap-and-trade scheme in 2017. In an unprecedented move, China has positioned itself to possess the world’s largest carbon trading market and could also spark a global discussion about a price on carbon. And China was just getting started with this announcement.In a joint statement with President […]
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Every day a bomb is rolling through America. It shudders past schools. It clatters by parks and wildlife. It’s a bomb on rails, and we’ve seen what happens when it explodes: Two years ago a bomb train killed 47 people in a small town in Canada.Only luck has prevented the same thing from happening here in America – where bomb […]

RSVP here to join us on Wednesday Night, April 1 (no kidding!), at 8pm ET/5pm PT for a live video chat and Q&A session with allies from Environment North Carolina, Oceana, Oil Change and YOU!We’ll discuss:The big delivery at the Department of Interior of over 400,000 messages opposing Atlantic Drilling. Local opposition in states like North Carolina, which could be devastated […]

Good news: Senate Democrats have heard our call for action to ban the bomb trains! Yesterday, four champions for the planet and public safety sharply criticized the lack of White House and Department of Transportation action to ban shipments of crude oil by rail as they introduced their own plan to improve safety and prevent bomb trains from exploding or […]