Washington, D.C. – In response to Donald Trump’s statement today that he would renegotiate the historic international Paris climate agreement, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“This is another example of Trump’s dangerous lack of judgment and the very real impacts it could have for all of us. Trump now not only denies the science of climate change, but also the politics and economics of it. America’s leadership in Paris has put the world
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 Jason Kander for U.S. Senate from Missouri. Kander is a strong advocate for Missouri’s environment and, as a veteran, will be a leader in the U.S. Senate on making the connections between climate change and our national security.
“As a father himself, Jason Kander understands we have a moral
WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, announced today their endorsement of candidates from two California districts who are running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives: Grace Napolitano (CA-32) and Linda Sánchez (CA-38). Congresswomen Sánchez, chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and Napolitano, former chair of CHC, have worked hard to address the environmental and public health issues that impact their districts
Washington, D.C. - In response to the expected release of EPA’s final rule setting limits on methane pollution from new and modified sources in the oil and gas industry, LCV president Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“President Obama continues to build his legacy of action on climate by finalizing the first-ever limits on methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. Not only are these safeguards another landmark step in the fight against climate change,
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 Raja Krishnamoorthi for Congress (IL-8). Krishnamoorthi is dedicated to expanding our clean energy economy.
“We need Raja Krishnamoorthi’s strong voice in Congress—he will bring crucial first-hand experience working in the clean energy industry,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “He is making climate action a top priority
Iowa – Today, the League of Conservation Voters released a video featuring Iowans calling on Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to do his job and fulfill his constitutional responsibility on the Supreme Court vacancy. Given Sen. Grassley’s role as the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Iowans are disappointed that he is playing partisan politics and holding our democracy hostage.
You can view the video here.
“I’m a single mother, and I go to work every day because
In response to President Obama’s visit to Flint, Michigan, where he is highlighting the need to address the ongoing lead-poisoning crisis, the Michigan League of Conservation Voters and the League of Conservation Voters issued the following statements:
Lisa Wozniak, Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters:
“We sincerely appreciate the President’s visit and his commitment to ensuring that Flint residents have the resources they need to deal with the devastating and life-long impacts of lead
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Suzanne Bonamici for Congress (OR-1).
“Suzanne Bonamici has proven she is a hard-working environmental leader who we can trust to protect our health and our environment,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “As a member of the Safe Climate Caucus and the top Democrat on the House