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  • Press Release December 16, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Hosts Roundtable on Impacts of Climate Change on Winter Tourism

    North Conway, NH—Today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) hosted a roundtable at the Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center in North Conway where members of the community, elected officials and business leaders lead a discussion about the impacts that climate change is having on New Hampshire’s winter tourism economy. Nearly 20 residents attended the roundtable, and called for action on climate change.

    “Our winter tourism economy is vital to our way of life,” said Rob ...More

  • Press Release December 16, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Budget Deal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional leadership announced that they have reached an agreement on an omnibus and extenders package that will fund the government through FY 2016. In reaction, LCV Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:

    “This package is a real mixed bag. It has a major holiday gift for Big Oil, but it also brings some holiday cheer for clean energy and our public lands, while leaving those pushing destructive ...More

  • Press Release December 15, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Congresswoman Frederica Wilson for Re-Election

    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 Frederica Wilson for Congress (FL-24). Congresswoman Wilson is a strong environmental ally who is committed to investing in clean energy and combating climate change.

    “South Florida is at the forefront of climate change impacts with rising sea levels, and Congresswoman Wilson has called for action to combat this critical challenge,” ...More

  • Press Release December 15, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on the Fifth GOP Debate

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, CNN hosted the fifth GOP presidential primary debate. In response, LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:

    “Tonight, the global threat of climate change was not addressed once. In a debate focused on security and foreign policy, CNN missed a huge opportunity to discuss the historic international agreement on climate change reached just days ago. The Republican candidates showed that they lack leadership by completely ignoring the national security ...More

  • Press Release December 14, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Morgan Carroll for Congress

    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 Morgan Carroll for Congress (CO-06). Carroll is a champion of environmental policies that safeguard Colorado’s air, water and public lands while working to protect public health.

    “Morgan Carroll is committed to protecting our environment and ensuring that our children and grandchildren have clean air to breathe and clean water ...More

  • Press Release December 11, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    CLCV & LCV Action Fund Endorse Nanette Barragan for Congress

    WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, announced today their endorsement of Nanette Barragán for Congress (CA-44). Barragán has been a long-time advocate for the protection of our air, water and precious natural landscapes.

    “Barragán was a strong environmental champion on the city council, and we are confident that she will continue this same leadership in Congress,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “She will fight ...More

  • Press Release December 10, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Hosts Iowa City Town Hall on Water Quality

    Iowa City, IA—Yesterday, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) hosted a town hall at the North Side Public Library in Des Moines where State Representative Dan Kelley, Iowa Food Cooperative Communications Coordinator Ash Bruxvoort, and Iowa Farmers Union Board Member Tony Thompson led a discussion on water quality. Specifically, they discussed the importance of clean water for our agricultural sector. Nearly a dozen residents attended the town hall, and eagerly called ...More

  • Press Release December 9, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Secretary Kerry's Announcement to Double Climate Investments

    Paris, France: Today in Paris, Secretary of State John Kerry announced the United States will commit to doubling its grant-based, public financing for climate change adaptation by 2020. In response, Gene Karpinski, President of the League of Conservation Voters, issued the following statement:

    “Secretary Kerry’s announcement is a welcome development at a key time in negotiations at this hisoric meeting to combat climate change. This is one more important signal that the United ...More

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