Politics

Faith Groups Add Their Voices To The Forward On Climate Chorus

BY ON February 20, 2013
This was written by Catherine Woodiwiss for Climate Progress: Eighteen months after the first major protests in DC against the Keystone XL pipeline made headlines for weeks and saw hundreds of protestors arrested, Sunday’s Forward on Climate rally gathered the “NO XL” faithful for what organizers called the “biggest climate...

TOPICS: Activism, Climate Change, Politics, Pollution, Religion, Social Justice

Black History Month: Climate Change Is Changing Our History

BY ON February 15, 2013
Climate change is changing the history of African Americans. This may sound like a dramatic statement, but if you listened to former President Barack Obama deliver the 2013 State of the Union Speech, you know I am not exaggerating. But for the sake of our...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Climate Change, Economics, Heat and Extreme Weather, Latino Community, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice

5 Things We Love About President Obama’s State Of The Union Address

BY ON February 14, 2013
President Obama had a lot to say about climate change and energy during his 2013 State of the Union address. He encouraged many avenues of change that we hope he will pursue without delay. Energy Policy: After years of talking about it, we are finally...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Dads, Economics, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics, Pollution, Renewable Energy