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The Military Can Lead on Energy Innovation and Environmental Justice, Starting in Georgia 

The Military Can Lead on Energy Innovation and Environmental Justice, Starting in Georgia 

By Sherri Goodman and Monica Medina While our nation’s first priority must be to tackle the COVID crisis, we must also address the challenge of climate change and the opportunity of the energy transition in a way that creates more jobs and improves health and safety for more Americans. Today, our military, in Georgia and […]

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Top Ten Stories of 2020: Plastic Pollution Solutions Begin to Emerge

Top Ten Stories of 2020: Plastic Pollution Solutions Begin to Emerge

The pandemic changed attitudes about many environmental issues — and plastic pollution was no exception.  During lockdown, the extent of our dependence on plastic, and the amount of plastic waste we are generating from just our day to day lives became abundantly clear.

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What’s So Radical About Clean Air, Clean Water, and Green Jobs?

What’s So Radical About Clean Air, Clean Water, and Green Jobs?

The Georgia Senate runoff race will be a crucial one for climate action. If Democrats can win both seats and secure a majority in the Senate (with VP Harris’ deciding vote), there will be a far greater chance that climate legislation can be passed in support of the Biden climate agenda. Working to clean our […]

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Biden’s Climate Dream Team Announced

Biden’s Climate Dream Team Announced

Yesterday President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations and appointments of his climate team: Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Interior Governor Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Energy Michael Regan, EPA Administrator Brenda Mallory, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi, Deputy National Climate Advisor A team that AP […]

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New Study Says Biden Climate Plan Possible

New Study Says Biden Climate Plan Possible

by Amy Lupica, ODP Contributing Writer A new study from energy experts at Princeton University delves deep into what it would actually take to make President-elect Joe Biden’s climate plan to reach net-zero emissions in the U.S. by 2050 a reality. The gist, said Jesse Jenkins, a Princeton professor and one of three leaders of […]

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Interview with Climate Power 2020’s Lori Lodes

Interview with Climate Power 2020’s Lori Lodes


This year Climate Power 2020 emerged to ensure that climate change was a part of the political conversation as well as to keep President Trump accountable for his rejection of science, facts, and reality. We sat down with Climate Power’s executive director, Lori Lodes, to ask about the role that climate change ended up playing […]

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