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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Grassroots Organizing Fellowship for HBCU Students (Hampton Roads)

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is seeking a fellow from the Virginia HBCU community for a 15-week remote role assisting on our No New Fossil Fuels campaign. This paid position will focus on the impacts of climate change in Hampton Roads and building relationships with frontline communities.
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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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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: GRASSROOTS ORGANIZERS (CENTRAL VA & NORTHERN VA)

Remote option available during COVID-19 pandemic The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is seeking two passionate organizers who are dedicated to uplifting community leaders in central Virginia & Northern Virginia to
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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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Thousands of Virginians, Scores of National Groups Tell Dominion CEO and Shareholders to Abandon Atlantic Coast Pipeline

More than 4000 residents sign petitions; 78 groups sign on to full-page ad calling on Dominion shareholders to abandon controversial pipeline RICHMOND, VA — Today, as Dominion Energy meets virtually
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Congressman Raskin Leads Letter to Leadership: Oppose Fossil Fuel Liability Relief Now and Always

60 Members Of Congress Reject Attempts to Use the COVID-19 as an Excuse to Shield Industry from Ongoing Lawsuits over Climate Change Damages WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, 60 Members
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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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