We have much to do to fight the damage of a Trump presidency while offering a positive vision of an economy that is inclusive and prosperous for all. There are literally thousands of groups deserving of your support, and we’re highlighting just a small sample…

Returning the opening kickoff of Super Bowl XXXIII, 5’8″ Tim Dwight ran full speed ahead at a phalanx of 11 charging men—with thousands of camera lights flashing in his face. Dwight, then an Atlanta Falcons rookie, played wide receiver at the University of Iowa and spent 10 years in the NFL before immersing himself in the…

Energy Independence

by Bailey Sterk, NextGen Climate Iowa… November 7, 2016

From more frequent and severe heat waves to poorer air quality, communities across the country are already experiencing the immediate effects of climate change.

When it comes to protecting our communities from climate disaster, there’s one political party standing up for America’s future. While Donald Trump has announced a reckless, fossil fuel-intensive energy policy for the GOP, Democratic leadership is proposing climate action. For the first time in history, the proposed Democratic platform—the guiding…

Week in Review: July 1, 2016

by Jessica Lo January 7, 2016

Welcome to our Week in Review, featuring some of the top climate news from the week. This week’s news reminds us: We need to take climate action NOW. For our health, our communities at risk of wildfires… and for adorable Adélie penguins. “California’s trees are thirstier than a college…

The Great Barrier Reef had some pointed remarks in response to Donald Trump’s recently announced energy plan. “I’ve been under a lot of stress lately, Donald. It’s getting hot in here – and this whole ‘step out of the Paris climate agreement’ thing is not going to work for me.”…

America’s most prominent hypocrite and GOP nominee Donald Trump announced his “energy policy” at an oil industry conference in North Dakota yesterday. Trump surprised no one by selling a “take it all out of the ground” fossil fuel extraction strategy full of reckless misinformation and dangerous rhetoric.

On March 10, President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans to reduce methane pollution from all sources in the oil and gas sector by 40-45 percent below 2012 levels in under a decade. This international commitment…

We already have the technology needed to achieve more than 50 percent clean energy by 2030—and new innovations in consumer products will go a long way in helping to move us forward even faster. Some of the most exciting products we saw at this year’s Consumer…

Thanks, Obama! On Friday, the Obama administration announced it will put a pause on new coal leases on federal lands. The Interior Department also plans to study how the current leasing program is affecting the environment and then reform the program.  “The President…

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