Meet CCAN’s Northern Virginia Organizer – Zander Pellegrino

Just a few weeks ago CCAN had the pleasure of welcoming our new Northern Virginia Organizer, Zander Pellegrino to our team and we are very excited to introduce you to
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The Path to 100% Clean Electricity by 2035 with Leah Stokes

In this episode of Upside Down, On February 24th, CCAN, CCAN Action Fund, and Evergreen Action hosted this all-star panel on the Policy, Politics, Economics, Climate Science, Jobs, and Justice
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Tell FERC to Stop Construction of the MVP

Right now, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has a chance to right the decades of wrongs they have permitted and perpetuated within our energy system. And, we have another
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New Study: Invasive Vines Could Kill Nearly 5,000 Trees in Takoma Park, MD Within 5-7 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2021Contact: Mike Tidwell, CCAN director, 240-460-5838, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.orgLaura Cofsky, CCAN, 571-275-6696, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org Groundbreaking study has possible national implications while calling for immediate, commonsense rescue actions from the local
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5 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity Standard Now

Change, real change, toward a clean-energy future is within our sight. President Biden has committed to a government-wide approach to tackling the climate crisis, while also promising to address environmental
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Virginia Natural Gas Files to Withdraw Their Application for the Interconnect Project

For Immediate Release: March 23, 2021Contact: Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 202-642-9336 VNG concludes the Interconnect Project is “no longer needed” Richmond, VA — This weekend, Virginia Natural Gas (VNG) filed a motion to withdraw
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Without Local Action on Solar, Climate Action Plans Speak Hollow Words

Solar energy. The term conjures images of savvy-looking panels on rooftops and promises of clean futures void of polluting power plants. In recent years, though, communities and their governments have
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A Scientist’s Fight for Environmental Policy in Virginia

By Omar Rosales-Cortez As a CCAN Policy Fellow, I have had the opportunity to help support major 2021 legislation and campaigns in Virginia. My experience in policy was limited before
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State-Based Energy Groups: Congress Must Pass Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity Standard Now

Nonprofits active in every region of the country say renewable power mandate is key to solving climate change, creating new jobs, and addressing equity FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 22,
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Climate and Policy Experts Agree: America Can Achieve Biden’s Goal of 100% Clean Electricity by 2035

During one of the earliest sneak peeks into Biden’s plan, experts laid out the political hurdles and roadmap to pass one of the most ambitious climate plans in America’s history
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