Washington DC--Today President Obama is visiting Midway Atoll in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, the largest protected area on earth. In anticipation, LCV President Gene Karpinski released the following statement:
"This historic visit underscores President Obama's incredible leadership in leading the world in a global effort to tackle climate change. From working on ways to limit carbon pollution in our air to permanently protecting lands and waters so our landscapes and wildlife can better adapt
WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, announced today their endorsement of Salud Carbajal (CA-24). Carbajal is a long-time advocate for climate action, growing California’s clean energy economy and protecting the Central Coast.
“Salud Carbajal has been an outstanding leader in Santa Barbara County on protecting our environment and combatting the climate crisis,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “Congresswoman Capps is leaving big
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld congratulates Patrick Murphy (FL-Sen), Stephanie Murphy (FL-7), Charlie Crist (FL-13), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Frederica Wilson (FL-24) for their victories in the Florida Democratic primary:
“We congratulate Patrick Murphy, Stephanie Murphy, Charlie Crist, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Frederica Wilson for advancing to the general election tonight. Florida is already seeing the impacts of climate change such as
Record fundraising pace continues in support of Environmental Champions
WASHINGTON, DC – With a record-setting pace, GiveGreen and GiveGreen in the States, have together raised or contributed more than $5 million for pro-environment federal and state candidates in the 2015-2016 election cycle. Last cycle the $5 million mark was reached in October of 2014.
LCV Action Fund’s federal GiveGreen bundling program, which is supported by the NRDC Action Fund PAC, helps to raise money for pro-environment
WASHINGTON, DC— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Debbie Wasserman Schultz for re-election to Congress (FL-23). Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz has been a critical voice for South Florida’s environment throughout her career in public service.
“LCV Action Fund is pleased to endorse Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for re-election to Congress. She has long recognized the threat that climate change
New buy builds on significant field and TV efforts to defeat Pat Toomey
Philadelphia, PA - Today, the LCV Victory Fund is announcing a new $485,000 TV advertising campaign to defeat Sen. Pat Toomey and elect Katie McGinty in the Pennsylvania Senate race. This ad buy builds on the $1.5 million joint LCV and EDF Action independent expenditure TV ad campaign that ran through July, as well as LCV’s separate and ongoing $300,000 persuasion canvass campaign
Washington, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following reports that President Obama is expanding the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
"This is a great day for our oceans. President Obama has already protected more land and water than any other president in history, and he continues to lead by example by creating the largest marine protected area in the world. The expanded Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will provide refuge
WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, announced today their endorsement of Bryan Caforio for Congress (CA-25). Caforio is committed to fighting climate change, growing our clean energy economy and addressing environmental crises like the Aliso Canyon gas leak in Porter Ranch, California.
"The residents of Los Angeles and Ventura counties deserve a representative who is going to always protect public health and fight for green