climate change

Monarch butterfly (Photo: Erin Wilson, Unsplash)

At Environment Action, we think monarch butterflies rule. They’re an important pollinator, but that’s not all. Will you help save these beloved butterflies?   These tiny, beloved butterflies are a cheerful reminder of the beauty of our natural world. And — unfortunately — our monarchs are becoming more scarce. Today, you can help us protect the habitat they need to survive their […]
Photo of giraffes (Pixabay user anujohanna)

Spread the word about key environmental issues with this week’s social shares. In the spotlight this week: giraffes, bad news for bees, an emotional plea from an Alaskan fisherman, grey wolves, and much, much more. Spread the Word on Facebook Spread the Word on Twitter Inaction and delay are unacceptable responses to climate change. We must speed the transition to cleaner power and […]
Caribou via Unsplash, Tongass National Forest (USDA), Polar Bear (Robynm on Pixabay)

We’re going all-in to Keep Alaska Wild because, right now, choices made in Washington could be devastating for wildlife and wild places in Alaska and around the planet. But we can’t protect them without your help.   Wild Alaska Alaska has been described as America’s last frontier, but that doesn’t tell the full story. The state includes some of America’s wildest and most […]

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge is America’s last wild frontier, home to polar bears, caribou, musk ox and other important species. You’d think that as a country we would be doing everything we could to protect this wild special place. Unfortunately, short-sighted plans are being put in place for short-term profit at the expense of wildlife that depends on this area to […]

We need stronger climate action, not cuts to existing protections, so with your help, we asked the EPA to protect the Clean Power Plan! The Trump administration is trying to trash the Clean Power Plan. The plan aims to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s electricity sector 32 percent by 2030, compared to 2005 levels. It’s also one of the strongest actions ever […]

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.1 The 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 Water Clean 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 […]