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This Week In Climate Action
Jun 14, 2024
THIS WEEK IN CLIMATE ACTION – JUNE 14, 2024
Jun 14, 2024
People Power
May 31, 2024
Why We Must Include Our Comunidad in the Growing Green Economy: Clean Energy Jobs, Lower Energy Costs, and a Healthier Climate Future

Elena Gaona, Chispa's Communications Director, relates her experience participating in the White House's recent Roundtable on Latino Economic Empowerment Through Climate Action. The roundtable highlighted the monumental opportunity to bring the Latine community into a new green economy with good-paying jobs, lower household costs, healthier communities and a healthier planet.

May 31, 2024

Elena Gaona, Chispa Communications Director

Press Releases
Apr 25, 2024
LCV Statement on EPA’s Power Plant Pollution Safeguards

In response to EPA’s announcement regarding new carbon pollution standards for coal fired and new natural gas power plants, Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), Steam Electric Effluent Limitation Guidelines (ELG’s), and Coal Combustion Residuals (coal ash), the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released the following statement from President of League of Conservation Voters, Gene Karpinski

Apr 25, 2024
People Power
Apr 24, 2024
Good Disability Policy is Good Environmental Policy

The connection between environmental and disability policy is critical, and often overlooked. As climate change fueled disasters are on the rise, LCV and Disability Victory highlight how disability equity is critical for disaster preparedness and response.

Apr 24, 2024
Graphic with "Disability Inclusivity for Candidates" headline and headshots of 5 people: Sarah Young Bear-Brown, Jessica Benham, Maddy Ruvolo, German Parodi and Shaylin Sluzalis
Advancing Policy
Apr 22, 2024
Celebrating Earth Day: a Brief History and a Roundup of New Wins for People and the Planet

A look at the Capitol Hill origins of Earth Day (and LCV) in 1970, and the abundance of federal climate action wins we’re celebrating today. From climate justice, to clean energy and transportation, to prioritizing healthy communities and conservation over polluters, the Biden-Harris administration is leading the way on climate progress.

Apr 22, 2024
A crowd of Earth Day marchers with a sign reading "Climate, Jobs, Justice" and the Capitol building visible in the background.
This Week In Climate Action
Apr 19, 2024
THIS WEEK IN CLIMATE ACTION: APRIL 19, 2024
Apr 19, 2024
Press Releases
Apr 19, 2024
LCV Statement on EPA’s PFAS Superfund Announcement
Apr 19, 2024
People Power
Mar 29, 2024
Celebrating Women’s History Month: Activist Lois Gibbs and the EPA’s Superfund Program to Clean Up Toxic Waste

In 1978, Lois Gibbs discovered that her neighborhood was built on a landfill with 20,000 tons of toxic chemical waste. Though she had no prior experience in activism, she led her community in a multi-year battle that ultimately led to federal action and passage of the Superfund law.

Mar 29, 2024
A woman in a white jacket speaks into a microphone at a podium, outdoors with a building in the background
Good Climate News
Mar 25, 2024
Good Climate News this Week: EPA’s emissions standards, American Climate Corps Applications, Tribal Wins, and More!

Every Monday, we round up five of the best good climate news stories we're celebrating. This week we cover the EPA's new, stricter vehicle emissions standards, American Climate Corps applications, DOE funding for a Tribal solar microgrid, a win for California's Yurok Tribe, and investments in transportation infrastructure.

Mar 25, 2024
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This Week In Climate Action
Dec 15, 2023
THIS WEEK IN CLIMATE ACTION – DECEMBER 15, 2023
Dec 15, 2023
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