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More than 250 local and state government officials, health professionals, small business owners, academics and environmental groups from 34 states plus the District of Columbia sent a letter to Congress on Thursday, February 17, 2022 urging them to quickly pass legislation to address climate change. Here's how climate change is impacting their communities, in their own words.

A series on how to electrify your home and transition to appliances that can run on renewable energy

Big trees mean big things for climate change

The climate enemy you didn’t realize was hiding in your kitchen.

Companies are hesitant to report the impacts of their supply chain, which could represent the majority of their carbon footprint.

This could be the beginning of the end of offshore drilling

As the winter storm that hit Texas last February showed, our energy system is fragile, and when it fails lots of people suffer. But transitioning to renewable energy sources, strengthening the electric grid and enabling local generation and storage can all improve resilience.

The Biden administration canceled mining leases near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness -- a place that our network first helped protect way back in 1978. 

 

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Carson Kahoe
Creative Associate

In the past two decades, American bumblebee populations have dropped by 90%. If the decline of bees like this native pollinator isn't halted, plants and ecosystems across the country will suffer.

At Costco’s annual meeting, 69.9% of participating shareholders voted to accelerate reduction of Costco’s carbon emissions, despite the board’s recommendation to the contrary