Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/15/2015 - 12:00am.
You’ve heard us talk often about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI); it’s an innovative program of nine Northeast states which cuts carbon pollution while making polluters pay for new sources of clean energy. RGGI is responsible for thousands of solar installations,
Nations across the globe, including the U.S., are putting together bold new plans for climate action. The push is on for agreements later this year in Paris. The Pope will be in New York this September delivering a major speech and policy document for Catholics about the importance of action on climate change. It is sad with all the momentum that New York State's efforts are lagging.
Representative Ed Whitfield (R-Kentucky), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, and his allies are at it again, working to pass anti-climate legislation aimed at gutting the Environmental Protection Agency’s
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:03am.
The state budget is the most significant responsibility that the governor and state legislators have to fulfill each year. And this year we are working with our partners to get several good measures over the finish line, doing what we do best, stopping bad ideas – like fracking – from gaining ground. Already this month, thousands of you have used our new Action Center to call, email, tweet and Facebook your elected officials to make your voice heard. Your actions are making a difference. THANK YOU.
In the absence of a statewide climate action plan, New York does not have much to hang its hat on. Which is what makes proposals to raid the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in this year’s budget so disappointing.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:01am.
Environmental Advocates is proud to join a phenomenal coalition of community, social justice and labor organizations taking sides to force polluters to build the path to a clean energy future, to publicly disclose how their practices impact our environment, and to ensure decision-makers act.
Well, that certainly did not take long. In the first week of the 114th Congress the public is getting to see what the $720 million polluters pumped into this past election cycle is getting them. Big Oil’s wish list is the first to get attended to.