Ad hits Tipton for bill opening public lands to corporations, major contributors
Grand Junction, CO – Today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is launching a nearly $150,000 ad campaign targeting incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton in his race for Colorado’s third Congressional district over his bill that threatened to open up Colorado’s public lands to out of state corporate interests, including his own campaign contributors.
“Tipton is a threat to the public lands that create jobs and
Majority—Especially Millennials—Support Prioritizing Clean Energy,
Ending New Leasing for Federal Fossil Fuel Development
WASHINGTON (October 13, 2016) – Most Americans—especially millennials—would support a move by President Obama to permanently protect the Arctic and Atlantic oceans by barring future offshore leasing for oil and gas drilling, according to a new Hart Research poll commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the League of Conservation Voters.
The public generally opposes expanding oil, gas, and coal development on public
WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced its endorsement of Congressman Matt Cartwright for re-election to the U.S. Congress (PA-17). Congressman Cartwright works tirelessly to protect our environment, combat climate change and expand our clean energy economy.
“Congressman Cartwright is a strong environmental champion who has been a vocal advocate of leaving our children and grandchildren a clean and healthy
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English and Spanish TV & digital ad campaign details Heck’s climate denialism and opposition to solar
Las Vegas, NV – Today, LCV Victory Fund, EDF Action and the Sierra Club are announcing a $1.85 million English and Spanish ad campaign in the Nevada Senate race, detailing Rep. Joe Heck’s climate science denialism and opposition to solar, which risks Nevadans’ jobs.
The TV ads in this campaign are
WASHINGTON, DC—In anticipation of Hillary Clinton and Vice President Al Gore’s speech on climate change today at 3pm, League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund SVP of Government Affairs Tiernan issued the following statement:
“The stakes in this election couldn’t be higher for our planet, and as Hillary Clinton and Al Gore will highlight today, climate change is already impacting our day-to-day lives from stronger storms to extreme drought to rising sea levels. Climate
Washington, D.C. –In response to the second presidential debate, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“Let’s be clear: Donald Trump clearly does not understand American energy policy or environmental protection at all. When asked about energy, he spewed Big Polluters’ fact-free talking points and doubled-down on a dirty, outdated energy plan. Hillary not only recognized the critical importance of meeting the challenge of climate change head-on, but also laid out a comprehensive
Washington, D.C. –In response to leaked footage of Donald Trump’s comments about women from 2005, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement.
“Donald Trump’s vile objectification and boasting of sexual assault demeans women, and is an insult to the American people who he is asking to lead. His deeply offensive attitudes and treatment of women are among the most serious examples of how he lacks the temperament, judgment and qualifications to be president. Trump has
Washington, DC—The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Sarah Lloyd for Congress (WI-6). Lloyd is a longtime advocate for clean water and clean energy in Wisconsin.
“As a farmer and advocate for sustainable agriculture, Sarah Lloyd will be an important voice in pushing for more clean energy development, especially in rural communities,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski.