And The Winner Is…Local Ballot Initiatives on Climate and Environment

And The Winner Is…Local Ballot Initiatives on Climate and Environment

OK so there may not have been a big blue wave at the federal level this week, but several ballot initiatives at the state and local level proved that when climate and conservation were on the ballot, they won.

Why This Matters: Regardless of what happens at the federal level, measures like these at the state and local level are the key to achieving 30% of the land and waters in the U.S. protected from development by 2030, as well as for combatting climate change.

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Count All The Votes!

Count All The Votes!

Despite what Donald Trump says, fraud is not occurring in our vote-counting process. To state otherwise is incendiary and dangerous. What’s worse is that other Republican leaders have failed to denounce these claims that something nefarious is happening with our election. Hang in there everyone, let’s count all the votes. And an extra thank you […]

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Bonus Pre-Election Interview with Pita Juarez, Comms Director of Chispa click button

Bonus Pre-Election Interview with Pita Juarez, Comms Director of Chispa

Today we want to share with you this interview with Pita Juarez who has been working to mobilize BIPOC and Latinx voters for Chispa, an arm of the League of Conservation Voters.  They are currently working in 5 states with large concentrations of minority voters and hope to expand to Texas in the next election […]

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Vote for the Planet, It Can’t Vote For Itself

Vote for the Planet, It Can’t Vote For Itself

As Sir David Attenborough has been warning us, “the world is in trouble.” The fate of our one precious planet hangs in the balance and we simply cannot afford lawmakers who do not recognize this peril and have plans to address it at the needed scale. Four more years of a Trump presidency would spell […]

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Heroes Of The Week: Student Climate Voters

Heroes Of The Week: Student Climate Voters

Voter suppression is a shameful reality many Americans must face across the nation. But for many young, and first-time voters on college campuses that suppression has come at the hands of Republican lawmakers who have, as the New York Times reported, worked to diminish the electoral power of campuses through redistricting, as well as by […]

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Our Hero of The Week: Donating Her Allowance To Help Ensure Fair Elections

Our Hero of The Week: Donating Her Allowance To Help Ensure Fair Elections

This week our hero is eight-year-old Ali Hirsch, who won’t vote for another ten years but wants to make a difference.  She has donated all her saved allowance and birthday money to an organization fighting to make sure every American can vote in November, with the help of her parents of course.  She chose The […]

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