Environment Breaks Through In Politics – Sierra Club Launches New Digital Ads

Environment Breaks Through In Politics – Sierra Club Launches New Digital Ads

Environmental issues are breaking into the top tier for the 2020 election cycle as evidenced by the Sierra Club’s new digital advertising campaign calling on five senators and President Trump to address the climate crisis impacting communities across the country.  The ads highlight the poor environmental track records of President Trump and U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Martha McSally (R-AZ), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) — click on each name to watch the ad.

Why This Matters:  Environmental issues are much more important to voters now than in prior elections

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Climate Forum Countdown – Two Days Until Candidates Take Student Questions

This week young people are raising their voices – holding a press conference on Capitol Hill today and organizing a nationwide “Climate Strike” on Friday — in an effort to get all our attention on the topic of climate change. Just yesterday, The Washington Post published the results of a new Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll […]

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#ClimateForum2020 Announces First Wave of Candidates Participating

#ClimateForum2020 Announces First Wave of Candidates Participating

The first wave is official!  The #ClimateForum2020 — a two-day forum on September 19-20 featuring 2020 Presidential candidates in conversation with young voters on the issue of climate change — will include at least 11 Presidential candidates.

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The U.S. Waives Sanctions for Iranian Gas Sales to Iraq During Heat Wave

The U.S. Waives Sanctions for Iranian Gas Sales to Iraq During Heat Wave

This summer has been unusually hot for Iraq, and a June heatwave is impacting the Trump Administration’s policy to sanction Iranian exports of gas — they had to waive the sanctions they recently re-imposed in order to ensure that Iraq could get the extra fuel they need to power air conditioning systems.

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