George Floyd

In light of the recent murder in Minneapolis, all of us at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network are forced again to confront the fact that injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere.
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Mental Health and Activism During the Time of Coronavirus

I saw a tweet the other day that went something like this: My therapist: Your OCD is irrational The Government: Wash your hands 19 times or else your dad will
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Student Activist Maddie Graham: “Nothing has changed. Everything has changed.”

Transcribed interview has been lightly edited for clarity.  Maddie Graham: My name is Maddie Graham. I’m 17 years old and I’m a junior in high school.  CCAN Organizer Anthony Field:
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My Covid-19 Story — Visible and Invisible Despair

“I shouldn’t even be out and about. My demographic is the most at risk, but I couldn’t miss the chance to see everyone,” said a good friend and fellow climate
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Don’t Strand Your Assets

Some of our oil and gas reserves “will never see the light of day.” Dominic Emery, British Petroleum’s (BP) Head of Strategy, July, 2019 In fact, a LOT of BP’s
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The Vanishing Need for Fracked Gas in Virginia

Last week, Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Clean Economy Act into law, making Virginia the first Southern state with a goal of going carbon-free by 2045. Thanks to the
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This Earth Month: Take these 4 local steps while you “think globally”

By Mike Tidwell I used to be a globe-hopping environmental activist. I went to climate change conferences in Montreal and Copenhagen. I travelled regionally, too, to Richmond and Annapolis, to
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wired headphones on a wooden table accompanied by a plant in a white pot

Climate podcasts to rock your quarantine

Hi, my name is Lauren and I’m an extrovert.  As the Hampton Roads Organizer for CCAN, this works in my favor. I never met a stranger I didn’t like to
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Coronavirus and Climate Change

A couple of weeks into the worldwide observance of social distancing practices and pandemic-preempting government lock-downs, miraculous tales of a rejuvenated planet in typically smog-choked, polluted corners of the world
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From DC to CA: internships in the time of corona

By Mark Shipley DC to California  “Are they really cancelling our program?!” A friend in my internship program in DC texted me on March 10. Amid the first appearance of
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