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Grassroots Fellow Blog: Rising Seas and Fighting for Climate Justice

By Nikia Johnson My name is Nikia Johnson and I have served as the Virginia Grassroots Fellow for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Growing up in Norfolk, Virginia, I was
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CCAN Winter News

Message from the Director Dear friends, I founded Chesapeake Climate Action Network nearly 20 years ago with the hope that one day, if we worked hard enough, the US Congress
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CCAN Responds to Virginia Water Control Board Approval of MVP Permit: “This is a Major Step in the Wrong Direction”

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) joined other climate activists today in reacting to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decision to approve a water permit for the Mountain Valley
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EPA Underestimates Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Landfills by at Least 25 Percent

Environmental Groups File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA Over Undercounting of Greenhouse Gases from Waste Dumps WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three environmental groups today announced their intention to sue EPA
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Activists Stop Traffic to Get the Build Back Better Act Moving

With only days left in 2021, intersections surrounding the US Capitol are blocked as Americans demand Congress pass Build Back Better and Voting Rights Bills WASHINGTON, DC — Members of Congress
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“Turning Up the Heat on Cooling Down the Planet”: Abell Foundation Report Explains How Maryland Can Reestablish Leadership Fighting Climate Change

Baltimore, MD — The Abell Foundation released a new report today called “Turning Up the Heat on Cooling Down the Planet: Comparing the Climate Leadership Actions of Maryland and Massachusetts.” This
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My Bayou Century Ride

Everyone has a few quirks. A big one of mine is to travel each year to a place I’ve never been and do a 100-mile bike ride. Since 1996, I’ve
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Flooding Threats Should Have Us Wide Awake

Halloween weekend always produces some startling sights, but in 2021, the most frightening image of all wasn’t a ghoul or ghost, but a very real picture of an iconic statue
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SPRING 2022 MARYLAND GRASSROOTS INTERNSHIP-CHESAPEAKE CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK

DESCRIPTION The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) works with partners across the state to promote renewable energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and stop the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure. Our
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SPRING 2022 VIRGINIA POLICY FELLOWSHIP-CHESAPEAKE CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is seeking a talented Policy Fellow to assist the Virginia Director with research, policy development, and outreach during the 2022 legislative session. This fellowship is
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