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  • Blog Post 14 Jun 2013  |   Amanda Giddon

    LCV's Annual Capital Dinner 2013

    The League of Conservation Voters held our largest ever Capital Dinner last night, which included speeches by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Al Franken, who spoke about the urgent need to combat the climate crisis.

    LCV’s President Gene Karpinski commented on how we can continue tackling the climate crisis: “We saw an unprecedented enthusiasm this year fighting for action on climate change. The President has said all the right things on combating the climate crisis, and ...More

  • Blog Post 11 Jun 2013  |   Hannah Blatt

    US and China Work Together to Confront Climate Change

    President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping came together on Saturday and forged an important agreement to phase out the use and production of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), a chemical that is primarily used as a coolant in our refrigerators and air conditioners. This is a critical step towards tackling the climate crisis, because it will address one of the most potent heat-trapping greenhouse gases that is emitted into our air.

    Many people recognized the importance of ...More

  • Blog Post 10 Jun 2013  |   Hannah Blatt

    Preparing for Hurricane Season in a Warming World

    Gene Karpinski, President to the League of Conservation Voters, wrote a new blog on Huffington Post about the need to combat climate change, especially after the extreme weather we saw across the country last year:

    We're already seeing signs that this year could bring more of the extreme weather we saw in 2012. Just the other week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their yearly 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, warning that we ...More

  • Blog Post 07 Jun 2013  |   Amanda Giddon

    Green News Roundup: Week of June 7, 2013

    A massive $153.4 million budget cut for the Park Service will reduce National Park upkeep and increase lines during an exceptionally hot summer. [National Journal]

    A bipartisan energy efficiency bill may be close to coming to the Senate floor, but the addition of controversial amendments may threaten its success. [Politico]

    LCV and other environmental groups form a united front to tackle issues of climate change and Keystone XL under the Obama administration. [Yahoo News]

    However, the oil ...More

  • Blog Post 07 Jun 2013  |   Hannah Blatt

    New Energy Efficiency Standards for Microwaves

    In our day-to-day lives, we use a number of different appliances—some to help us store and cook food like refrigerators and microwaves, while others entertain and inform us, like televisions and computers. But do you ever stop to think about how much energy these devices are using?

    Well, according the U.S. Department of Energy, the average American household’s energy bill is over $2,000 in a given year. But there is good news! By using more ...More

  • Blog Post 31 May 2013  |   Amanda Giddon

    Green News Roundup: Week of May 31, 2013

    EPA extends public comment period on the “biggest environmental decision…you’ve never heard of.” [Washington Post]

    President Barack Obama toured the Jersey Shore with Governor Chrisite and spoke to communities that were struck by Hurricane Sandy. But he did not mention climate change at all in his remarks. []

    However, after LCV and other environmental groups called him out for not connecting the dots between storms like Hurricane Sandy and climate change, the next day President Obama ...More

  • Blog Post 29 May 2013  |   Hannah Blatt

    Gina McCarthy's Nomination Deserves Bipartisan Support

    Gene Karpinski, President of the League of Conservation Voters, wrote a new blog on Huffington Post about why we need Gina McCarthy at the helm of the EPA, encouraging the Senate to confirm her nomination with strong bipartisan support:

    The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) recently voted to send President Obama's nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the full Senate. Gina McCarthy has spent her entire career working ...More

  • Blog Post 24 May 2013  |   Hannah Blatt

    Green News Roundup: Week of May 24, 2013

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz made it clear that he believes in the scientific evidence of climate change, and he will not spend his time at the Department of Energy “…debating what is not debatable.” [The Hill]

    Alaskan officials are attempting to push the federal government to open drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. [Politico]

    A bipartisan safer chemicals bill was introduced this week by Senators Frank Lautenberg and David Vitter, which would give the Environmental ...More

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