Right now, Congress can take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support the transition to clean energy. They can extend and expand tax credits for renewable energy and battery storage that have helped drive investments in clean energy and begun decarbonizing our electricity sector. It’s quick and easy to take this action! Just click the take action button, enter your name and address, and click send!TAKE ACTION
Tell them why you care about the climate crisis and ask them to put solving climate change above everything else. It’s time for our Representatives to become climate heroes, to overcome all obstacles and partisanship and pass transformative climate solutions policy immediately, and by January 2021 at the latest
Eating a plant-rich diet and reducing food waste dramatically reduces your carbon footprint, often more than any other lifestyle change you can make.LEARN MORE AND TAKE ACTION!
- Consider buses or trains for trips under 500 miles
- Avoid SUVs and flying first class
- For 1 or 2 travelers, nonstop economy flights beat driving an average car
- For car trips, drive or rent the most efficient car possible
- Purchase carbon offsets for the rest
Two carbon offset choices:
Preserving the world’s forests is a critical element in the fight against climate change. According to NRDC, the Canadian boreal forest is under severe threat from logging, and being used for paper products sold in the U.S. Switch to Green Forest, Natural Value, Seventh Generation, or other recycled brands.LEARN MORE AND TAKE ACTION!
The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 is projected to reduce America’s emissions while helping middle- and low-income families. It would place a steadily rising fee on carbon emissions and return the money as carbon dividends in equal shares to households. It currently has 59 co-sponsors in the House, more than any carbon pricing bill has ever had. Please urge your Members of Congress to pass this bill!ASK YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS!
The climate needs your vote! Not just in presidential elections, but in small elections too! Pledge to vote for climate and get reminders before every election!
Nathaniel Stinnett, the founder of Environmental Voter Project, recently wrote:
“If we’ve learned anything in the last two years, it’s that voting matters and elections have consequences. The next two years will define our path.”
Momentum is building for national action to bring down greenhouse gas emissions. It’s vital that we support all serious proposals for strong, fair, effective climate solutions legislation so action is taken by 2020. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763) and The Green New Deal, are both good plans. Pledge to support both!LEARN MORE AND TAKE ACTION!