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Judge Garland Will Bring Rare Environmental Experience to Attorney General Role

Judge Garland Will Bring Rare Environmental Experience to Attorney General Role

Judge Merrick Garland is expected to “respect science and the rule of law” if confirmed as Attorney General. Plus he has deep experience, having heard many environmental cases over his twenty-plus years on the bench in Washington, D.C. 

Why This Matters: I (Monica) can’t think of an Attorney General who has spent this much time digging into the details of challenging environmental cases.

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Interview of the Week: Kurt Bardella click button

Interview of the Week: Kurt Bardella

We sat down with Kurt Bardella, LA Times/USA Today Columnist and Lincoln Project senior advisor to get his thoughts about how Democrats can begin to enact climate action, how the Biden administration can put its young-climate focused cabinet secretaries front and center as well as the case for off-year political climate ads. Check it out!

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Top Ten Stories of 2020: Biden-Harris’ Historic Win

Top Ten Stories of 2020: Biden-Harris’ Historic Win

When 2020 began, many people were counting Joe Biden out and Kamala Harris’ Presidential run had already ended — what a difference a year makes.  Biden surprised many progressives with a strong climate and environmental justice plan that only got stronger as the campaign went on.

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Do More Than Hope for a Happy New Year

Do More Than Hope for a Happy New Year

by Beth Allgood, President, OneNature  As we wrap up perhaps the most heartbreaking year in memory, many virtual watercooler conversations revolve around our hope that 2021 will be a happier, healthier one for all.  For that to happen, we need more than hope.  We need a vision of a brighter future, a roadmap to get […]

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ODP Exclusive Interview With a Good Friend of the Planet, Senator Ed Markey click button

ODP Exclusive Interview With a Good Friend of the Planet, Senator Ed Markey

We saved the best for last!  For our final interview of 2020, we talked with Senator Markey who recently won re-election after fending off a tough primary challenge from Congressman Joe Kennedy III.  We asked him how he turned his campaign around by making climate change a central issue, how he galvanized the support of […]

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Interview With Gina McCarthy: EPA And Joe Biden Have a Sweet History click button

Interview With Gina McCarthy: EPA And Joe Biden Have a Sweet History

This week, we spoke to former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy about the 50th anniversary of the agency’s creation.  McCarthy is excited about the agency being able to return to its mission, re-establish its science, and put people first again. EPA has a really rich 50-year history and certainly that history is not about killing jobs […]

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