CALPIRG wins national award for work to fight climate change

EcoAmerica announced the winners of the 2020 American Climate Leadership Awards in a virtual ceremony today recognizing CALPIRG Students for their successful campaign for a University of California-wide commitment to 100% renewable electricity.

We banned fracking in Maryland!

Check out this blog post by MaryPIRG Students campaign coordinator Devorah Stavisky on how they helped ban fracking in Maryland!
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Take action today to stop the mining industry’s misleading radio ads

After the EPA made their historic announcement for the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution, the National Mining Association started airing deceptive radio ads about our electricity bills nearly doubling. Here’s how you can take action today to stand up for stopping global warming.

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Should Flunk the Climate Test

Today, the State Department released an environmental impact statement on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport tar sands from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Just this week, President Obama reiterated his commitment to tackling global warming. Secretary of… Read more

6 months after the spill

It’s been six months since the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killed 11 men and led to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Stand up to Polluters

Right now, polluting companies are trying to change the rules so they don’t have to clean up their act.

Standing up to Polluters

We all know that global warming is the environmental crisis of our generation. Unfortunately, massive pressure from the industries causing the problem—from Big Oil to power plants—means that getting the U.S. Senate to take action is appearing increasingly unlikely in the short term.