Letter from the Director

It was the worst of times. It was the worst of times.  Or so it seems lately in our country. Covid-19. Police brutality. The recession. And, in case anyone has
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Add “Prison Reform” to your Climate Activist To-Do List. Yes, really.

Racial Injustice in the time of COVID-19  As we’ve seen so often during the coronavirus crisis, we know that COVID-19 does not impact all people equally. In the United States,
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We support “Defund the Police.” Here’s why, and what’s next

We are at a crucial point in history for racial justice. There are no neutral actors here: Silence itself is a dangerous act.  That’s why we at the Chesapeake Climate
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Why Climate Activists Need to Be Anti-Racist Activists

Whose apocalypse do you care about? I was originally supposed to write this blog post about why we need the climate movement to get huge, and discuss Harvard researcher Erica
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George Floyd

The recent brutal murder in Minneapolis has forced all of us at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network to confront the injustice that runs rampant throughout our country. Our hearts and
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Graduate student life in a pandemic

Written by Joanne Sims, Virginia Commonwealth University Good Bye Spring Break, hello social distancing It was a rare occasion that the news was on in the middle of my spring
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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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