Keystone XL

Obama's climate legacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 30, 2016Contact: Drew Hudson, drew@environmental-action.org, 802-272-9763 David Turnbull, david@priceofoil.org, 202-316-3499 John Sellers, john@other98.com, 510-390-6416 Rodrigo Estrada, rodrigo.estrada@greenpeace.org, 202-478-6632 Keep it in the Ground” petition meets goal, response from White House required A petition calling for an end to fossil fuel leasing on public lands and waters has garnered more than 100,000 signatures on the White House’s “We the People” online platform, surpassing the […]

. Live Blog LIVE – Watch the last #DemDebate before Iowa Caucuses   The Democratic candidates for President are in South Carolina for their fourth presidential debate and the New York Times says “while the previous events had few fireworks, Sunday night’s promises to be a feistier affair.”1  That’s because with the Iowa caucuses only two weeks away, the race there has gotten […]

Tune with us Tuesday January 12 at 9pm Eastern to watch President Obama’s last State Of The Union address with live commentary on climate change, clean water, fracking, wildlife and more!Live Blog Live! Obama’s last SOTU watch party  It seems like only recently that I watched President Obama’s first State of the Union (SOTU). But it has almost been eight years, […]
2015 in Review

Remember that time we stopped the pipeline, saved a species, shut down FERC or called out climate denial live on national TV? I do. But there’s no way I could fit all the amazing stuff you, me and everyone at Environmental Action did this year into one message. So check out our 2015 highlight reel – stuffed full of more […]

Word from the #COP21 talks is that we’re on-pace for a final agreement by Friday, but what kind of agreement is still very much in doubt. The key items under dispute remain the same:Should the temperature ‘Goal’ — essentially the upper limit of global warming we, as a planet, are prepared to accept — be set at 2C or 1.5C? Many […]

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 […]

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 […]

Remember that time we blocked the expansion of dirty tar sands oil (so far) by uniting a big coalition of cowboys, Indians and environmental activists to block the Keystone XL oil pipeline? Well there’s another massive extreme energy expansion going on that you haven’t heard as much about: The Fracked Gas Circus.There’s a massive fracked gas drilling boom going on […]

Forty five years after we were born at the first Earth Day in 1970, Environmental Action is still going strong. Just this week we’re helping to support or organize more than a dozen events and campaigns all across America.Can you chip in to help us keep doing all this amazing work in honor of Earth Day (which is also […]