Danielle Droitsch, Director, Canada Project, Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Senate has now confirmed Senator John Kerry as the next Secretary of State. One of the highest profile climate decisions he will face is whether to permit the northe… Continue reading →
Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
The Senate today confirmed Senator John Kerry as the next Secretary of State. Senator Kerry understands that the impacts of climate change are severe and that taking ac… Continue reading →
David Newman, Oceans Program Attorney, New York
Imagine if your state legislature passed a law, called the “Academic Performance Improvement Act,” that exempted students from having to meet reading standards because they had… Continue reading →
Johanna Dyer, Legal Fellow, New York
As the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee continues its Farm Bill discussions this month, it’s a good time to take a look at America’s broken food system and how it contributes to so many … Continue reading →
Pete Altman, Climate Campaign Director, Washington, D.C. With the U.S. Senate poised to vote Wednesday on measures that could block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) updating of badly-needed Clean Air safeguards, hundreds of groups… Continue reading →
Two bills were introduced this week in the U.S. Senate that would stop support for bad biofuels and save taxpayers billions this year alone. Both efforts, one led by Senator Feinstein and the other by Senators Coburn and Cardin, would repeal the main c… Continue reading →
As the Democratic daughter of a Republican father, I know firsthand that political parties don’t matter when it comes to family. And the coalition that came together to defeat Proposition 23 in California was a bipartisan breath of fresh air.
As the pu… Continue reading →