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Meet a CCANer: Bria Andrews

My favorite thing about the fellowship is how hands-on it is and how willing everyone is to answer questions and share information. Because CCAN is a small organization, fellows have
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Meet a CCANer: Alyssa Fleming

One of the main things that I want to do with my career is to help communities mitigate and adapt to climate change. I think it is incredibly important to
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CCAN Celebrates Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Proposal as Key Step for Clean Energy

"Wind, solar, energy efficiency, and other clean technologies are our future and Virginia is rising to meet the occasion. This project will help us leave dirty fossil fuels where they
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We Are All “Furiosa”: The World of Mad Max Through a Virginian Environmentalist’s Lens

Together with her followers, she helps put our world on a path back to that green utopia; a “life beyond Thunderdome.”  And we can do it, too, if we step
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Homelessness: The Next Climate Emergency?

I used to think I’d always stay housed. I’m sure many of you reading this feel that way right now. But as the world changes faster and faster, becoming less
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Youngkin Seeks to Override Legislature on Clean Cars Law

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced today that his administration will refuse to implement Advanced Clean Car Standards, a regulation Virginia joined through legislation in 2021 to phase in zero-emission vehicles in
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Advocates Applaud Maryland Gov. Moore’s Executive Order to Develop Healthy Air Standards for HVACs and Water Heaters This Year

Zero-emission heating equipment standards, part of Gov. Moore’s ambitious executive order on climate, can lower energy bills, deliver healthier air for residents, and accelerate progress towards Maryland’s climate goals BALTIMORE
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Chesterfield County Government Abdicates Responsibility on Gas Plant Site Suitability Determination

Dominion Energy will apply to build a massive gas plant in Chesterfield at a recently shuttered coal plant, rather than a new site, in order to avoid the local permitting
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Taking the Plunge into Climate Advocacy: My Journey with CCAN

Do you want to help fight climate change? If the answer is yes, you may be where I was one fine day 18 years ago when I decided to join
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Feds Finalize Two Essential Transmission Rules to Speed Up Renewable Energy Planning

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced today the finalization of two vital transmission rules: the transmission planning rule and the backstop siting rule. These two rules are essential
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