July was Earth's hottest month on record, and the extreme heat has spurred heat emergencies, wildfires, severe drought, and other events that threaten our communities. Urban green space development is a crucial tool to cool them. Learn how it works, and how you can help with projects in your own community.
One year in, the Inflation Reduction Act, part of President Biden’s Affordable Clean Energy Plan, is bringing affordable clean energy and jobs to communities across the country. Here's how the historic legislation is impacting our communities in the short term, and in the long run by giving us a chance to avoid surpassing climate tipping points.
For nearly a decade, Big Oil has been trying to run a natural gas pipeline 300 miles across Virginia and West Virginia, cutting through the Jefferson National Forest and crossing hundreds of waterways and wetlands. The Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) will have devastating consequences not only for the environment, but also for the many communities along its path whose health will be jeopardized by air and water pollution. Here’s what you need to know.
I witnessed the power of like-minded individuals coming together to voice their opinions and fight for a clean environment for everyone.
As we commemorate Juneteenth, we take a look at the long history of Black people's fight for the rights of full citizenship, including breaking down barriers to voting. The urgency of this fight continues in the face of recent renewed efforts to limit voting access.
Passing this historic federal clean energy plan was only the first step to advancing climate action and environmental justice. Now we're working to ensure that the plan is swiftly, effectively, and equitably implemented so that the IRA’s real-world benefits make their way to families, businesses, and communities across the country. But what does “implementation” mean, exactly?