Stories tagged "climate change"

June 26, 2019

Trump Administration Continues to Undermine U.S. Climate Progress

In a series of actions over the last two weeks, the Trump Administration continues to reverse U.S. government rules and programs that had been contributing to U.S. progress on the climate crisis.  In addition to the rule they proposed that benefits coal power plants...

June 25, 2019

Climate Protests Breaking Out in NYC and DC

By Alexandra Patel and Monica Medina On Saturday, outside The New York Times building, 70 Extinction Rebellion protestors were arrested as they demanded greater coverage of the climate crisis by the notable news company.  Similarly, activists from the Sunrise Movement...

June 24, 2019

Governor Jay Inslee Rolls Out More Climate Policy

When it comes to climate policy, Governor Jay Inslee already has a plan to address nearly every element of the climate crisis, but on Monday he rolled out a new one — this time aimed at creating “Freedom from Fossil Fuels” by ending corporate...

June 23, 2019

The Week Ahead: June 24th-28th

Happy Monday – thanks for starting your week with us!  We hope you had a great weekend filled with summer fun — including some outdoor time.  This week’s news will be dominated by the first debate between twenty of the Democratic contenders, more on...

June 19, 2019

For Millennials, the Climate Crisis Is An Area of Bipartisan Agreement

by Alexandra Patel Millennial voters do not agree on all issues, but one issue on which Millennial conservatives and liberals do see eye to eye is climate change. Climate change is increasingly bridging the Republican-Democrat divide as it moves behind politics and...


Tweet of the Week: Sen. Schatz’s Debate Advice

To the 24 Democrats running for president: Climate change is a planetary emergency, and voters know it.  In April a CNN poll found that climate change was the top issue for D’s, outranking gun safety and even health care. But what does it mean to prioritize climate...


Millennial Spotlight: Jenny Hogrefe of KIND®

Jenny Hogrefe is the Wellness and Sustainability Manager at KIND Snacks. KIND is a food company with a mission to spread kindness and create snacks made with nutritionally-dense ingredients that avoid secret ingredients, artificial flavors, preservatives, and...


Reality is Shaping Millennials’ Views on Climate Politics

Younger generations are prioritizing climate change as a political issue regardless of political affiliation, despite the fact that older generations have always considered it “second-tier.” Millennials are not only hearing and learning more about the...