Climate policy must combine environmental stewardship with economic, social and racial justice. In addition, federal climate policy will require not only aggressive mandates but massive public investment — a missing piece from previous climate proposals steeped in market fundamentalism.
60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue NOAA under the Endangered Species Act Regarding Sea Grant’s Funding of Offshore Aquaculture Projects
These GMOs by other names are still GMOs. Companies are rushing patented new genetic engineering technologies into food, cosmetics and supplements with no precaution and no transparency.
Within the progressive moment, we forced a robust environmental agenda to the forefront. We fought to oust Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and won. We fought to oust Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and won. We passed state legislation to ban bee-killing pesticides and to halt offshore drilling in California, and helped negotiate a landmark Just Transition agreement to replace dirty energy with renewables.
Our nationwide coalition of more than 300 food, farming, fishing, worker, environmental, public health and public interest organizations urges Congress to advance a Green New Deal that reflects the central role of food and agriculture in our climate crisis and its solutions.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces some of the stiffest community and environmental opposition in the country today, comparable to that faced by TransCanada’s ill-fated Keystone XL project. Seventeen months since certification by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, construction has barely progressed.