-Written by Helena Schmitt During my freshman year writing class at the George Washington University this past spring, I wrote a research paper about the “Fridays for Future” climate change… Continued
On Wednesday we were out in Curtis Bay, Maryland, home to the CSX Coal Facility. CSX is a coal export facility whose huge coal piles are visible when you’re standing on… Continued
Last Saturday at the 10th Annual Vegetarian Festival in Bryan Park, Richmond, Virginia I experienced my first day petitioning with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network as we began our new campaign… Continued
D.C.’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) law was intended to spur new clean energy development and help city residents reap the environmental and economic benefits that come with it. In reality,… Continued
For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 26, 2013 Contact:Kelly Trout, 717-439-0346 (c), 240-396-2022, firstname.lastname@example.orgMike Tidwell, 240-460-5838, email@example.com Hundreds of activists go for a cold Potomac swim to fight climate change NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—In… Continued
For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 14, 2013 Contact:Diana Dascalu-Joffe, (240) 396-1984, firstname.lastname@example.org MDE Lauded for Legal Action to Stop Ground and Surface Water Contamination and Prevent Additional Pollution at Coal Ash Sites;… Continued
Chesapeake Climate Action Network has reached its tenth birthday and a lot of progress has been accomplished in this past decade. There have been moratoriums on offshore drilling and the… Continued
It’s CCAN’s 10th Birthday and all of our supporters are wishing a good tenth. We look forward to growing our network of supporters, friends and fans in the coming… Continued
Many people have heard that the Tar Sands Project in Alberta, Canada is one of the most environmentally destructive oil projects ever, but it’s hard to appreciate until you hear… Continued
In case you had not heard, Republicans recently attempted to push through legislation to repeal a law regarding light-bulb efficiency from 2007. Thankfully, they failed (H.R. 2417). The bill, authored… Continued
Lately, the news is ablaze with reports about the wildfires burning out west. Climate scientists, to the chagrin of many climate change deniers, have published studies that indicate how climate… Continued
Yes, the world’s major economies are powered first and foremost by dirty fossil fuels.
Last week, I recommended working around our new crop of fingers-in-ears, stoutly conservative Congressional climate change deniers.
Chap Peterson, Virginia State Senator of the 34th Senate District of Virginia, has been a long-time supporter of clean and renewable energy, so it was no great surprise when he… Continued
It’s no use crying over spilled milk.
While politicians are busy arguing over the exact degree to which humans have impacted climate change, innovative designers are diving into clever new energy technologies and green designs. The Land… Continued
This is written by Jeff Biggers and crossposted from The Huffington Post. In one of the most bizarre Big Coal public relations ads yet, online readers of the Washington Post… Continued
As some of you may know, Allegheny Power no longer exists in Virginia. The customers that were with Allegheny have been divided between Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) and their affiliate,… Continued
According to the Mirant Corporation
In our recent efforts to educate member-owners and ratepayers of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative through phone calls and door-to-door visits, I have realized that this campaign goes so far beyond… Continued