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Election 2018 Update

Check out Environmental Action’s post-election look at the changing political dynamics around some key issues across the country.    Election 2018 The votes haven’t yet been entirely counted. But the consequences for wolves, elephants, manatees and everyone affected by climate change are as clear as they’re ever going to be.Here are three takeaways from the results: 1. Endangered species should rest a little easier, […]
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 […]

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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]