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Dem Debate

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will meet in Brooklyn for the next #DemDebate on CNN and NY1 on April 14, five days before a crucial primary election in New York state.The last few debates on CNN have included questions on fracking and Climate Change, which is crucial for the next President to deal with. But New York is a one-of-a-kind stage. […]
Florida #DemDebate

The next Presidential #DemDebate is tonight, March 9, in Miami, Florida. It’ll be the second time Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have met this week – and their eighth debate of the primary election.Univision will broadcast the debate in Spanish with Maria Elena Salinas and Jorge Ramos of Univision moderating along with Karen Tumulty from their co-host The Washington Post. There were some dramatic results to the […]

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, 2015Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 10th for the Fox Business-WSJ #GOPDebate at 7p ET […]

Alabama Flakes: Racial Justice/Climate Justice Intersection Continues To Elude EnvirosLast week Alabama closed 31 driver’s license offices in 28 counties, leaving the eight counties with the highest percentage of non-white voters without a place to issue drivers licenses and state identification cards. Alabama’s only African American congressperson, Rep. Teri Sewell, argued the decision in combination with the state’s draconian voter […]

Last night 17 Republicans took the stage in Ohio as part of two sessions of the first debate of the GOP Primary. For weeks, Environmental Action members have been calling out the entire Republican field of the troubling trend of climate denial.We had hoped, with the big news of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan dominating the news and several candidates […]

  When I woke up last Wednesday after the election, I immediately thought about how the new congressional leadership would effect the environment. That process was scary in itself, yet it needed to be done because if you don't embrace reality you cannot progress. Reality check: the new congress will see men and women chairing or joining important committees to whom […]

Last night's election was, as the President put it "a shellacking." Climate champions were replaced by climate deniers. GMO labeling was denied. Wildlife will continue being hunted in cruel and unnecessary ways. It wasn't all bad news: Several cities passed bans on fracking – including Denton, in the heart of Texas oil country. The new Congressional class includes more women than […]

It was quite an election night, with bizarre and interesting battles across the country. What's more, from a tar sands referendum on the Portland, ME (narrowly defeated) to anti-coal terminal candidates in Whatcom County, Bellingham (thus far ahead) the planet was on the ballot as well. As it so often does, the anti-fracking movement was at the crux of the choice […]

Subsidies to Big Oil: $41 Billion Finding a boss who also doesn't believe in global warming either: priceless.Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential pick, is making a lot of headlines for his boyish charm and conservative budget ideas.  But here's the thing – Paul Ryan's budget ideas aren't just conservative, they're a give-away to the biggest and most profitable oil companies in […]