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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Fighting Climate in the Time of Coronavirus

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, we at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and CCAN Action Fund are working hard to adjust our plans to continue fighting global
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Virginia Clean Economy Act: A Big Step Forward on Climate Policy

House and Senate Pass “Virginia Clean Economy Act” on Tuesday, Feb 11 By Mike Tidwell When it comes to clean energy policy, environmental activists nationwide commonly think of the Chesapeake
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Governor Hogan’s Plans to "Kick-Start" a Gas Expansion Across Maryland

While other states and cities are moving away from powering homes and buildings with gas—a potent climate pollutant—Maryland Governor Larry Hogan plans to spend $6.5 million this year in his
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Meet a CCANer: Paolo Mutia

Paolo is the Central Virginia Organizer at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Here’s his story. Tell us a little bit about yourself!  I was born in the Philippines, but Richmond
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Meet a CCANer: Steven Hershkowitz

Tell us a little bit about yourself! I grew up on Long Island, New York as the son of two public school teachers. My father, in addition to teaching English,
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Meet a CCANer: Lauren Landis

Lauren Landis is CCAN’s Hampton Roads Organizer. Here’s her story. Tell us a little bit about yourself! I was born in Virginia but grew up in Texas! I moved to
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Meet a CCANer: Hannah Laub

Hannah Laub is CCAN’s Virginia Grassroots Coordinator. Here’s her story. Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hi there! I was born in raised in Charlottesville, Virginia. I left VA
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Striking with Greta Thunberg, the Global Climate Strike, and Beyond

-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
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Thousands of Students and Their Supporters Go On Strike Across Maryland, Virginia, and DC

Washington, DC — Today, more than one thousand “climate strikes” are taking place across the world, along with dozens of actions in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC. These are taking place
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