climate change

We need action to limit pollution from oil and gas drilling. Tell Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep limits on methane pollution in place on public lands!The Trump administration is once again making moves to repeal the rule restricting methane emissions that accelerate climate change.The rule would require oil and gas companies to capture methane leaks, which would reduce 180,000 tons […]
Amazon Boxes (Photo: Public.Resource.Org CC 2.0)

Do you shop online at Amazon? Nearly half of consumers prefer to shop online instead of in-store according to one 2017 study.1 Meanwhile, the carbon footprint of shoppers that choose quick-shipping options is larger than if we went to the store ourselves.2 Will you help us reduce this waste by signing our new petition to Amazon?Amazon can help the environment Amazon, the largest […]
Coal-powered power plant - Craig, CO (Photo: Jimmy Thomas via Flickr CC 2.0)

The Trump administration is trying to trash the Clean Power Plan, which aims to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s electricity sector 32 percent by 2030, compared to 2005 levels — one of the strongest actions ever taken by the United States to combat climate change.1The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a hearing in November on the Clean Power Plan […]
Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Oiled By the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster (Photo: NOAA)

President Trump took another dangerous step yesterday — he announced a plan to open nearly all federal coastal waters to offshore oil and gas drilling.1 The plan includes the California Coast, the Gulf coast and the Atlantic coast — all targeted for offshore drilling. Help us stop this new offshore drilling by supporting our work today.Offshore Drilling Threatens Nature and Wildlife Offshore […]
Environmental Action at Work: Cleaner water Photo: SuperStockShots/Shutterstock

Welcome to the Fall 2017 edition of Environmental Action at Work. In this issue…Our Children Deserve Clean Water Together, We Can Protect Our Coasts Calling For Environmentally Friendly Business  Our Children Deserve Clean WaterClean water isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. We should be doing all we can to keep pollution out of our waterways—so all of our water is […]

Tens of thousands of you have spoken out — and now Netflix and Target are taking action for a cleaner, greener world. Read more in our latest campaign update. Campaign Update: Greening NetflixOnline video streaming uses a tremendous amount of energy. And, depending on the source of that energy, it can have a major impact on the air we breathe, water we […]
Environmental Action shares help build support for the natural treasures we all love.

These Environmental Action shares are a great way to educate and mobilize people about the importance of protecting nature and the environment. Check out some of our most popular posts from this past week — and then share them to help spread the word.Facebook: Environmental Action SharesTwitter: Environmental Action SharesYour camera can help protect #OurWater. Find out how: https://t.co/0lNqwfeh5N pic.twitter.com/kEJVN7fsOI — […]
Urge Netflix to go green

 Scroll through Netflix long enough and you’re likely to come across a disaster flick. Watching one of these movies may help you escape the summer heat. Unfortunately, it could also be fueling a global climate crisis that is all too real. This is no time to chill. Forests are burning again this summer across the American West. 1 It’s an increasingly regular […]

For Immediate Release: Contact Anthony Rogers-Wright (631) 402-7855; anthony@environmental-action.orgWe are pleased but not satisfied with this important announcement. While there is much to celebrate with the protection of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, the Gulf of Mexico was, again, omitted from consideration for protection. The Gulf South continues to be a premier sacrifice zone for the United States of America. […]

For Immediate Release Contact Anthony Rogers-Wright: 631-402-7855; anthony@environmental-action.orgPresident-elect Trump continues to engender a foundation of concern for those in the climate, environmental and social justice movements with his appointments to imperative federal positions. The nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General, Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency would be like asking David Duke to head a Civil Rights Commission named after […]