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TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Congress to Support Clean Energy in 2014 - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: energy, politics, protection, nature, environment, congress, politics )

- 699 days ago -
Several tax incentives for companies pursuing clean, renewable energy sources are set to expire on January 1, 2014. The clean energy sector is not only reducing pollution and decreasing the United States dependency on oil, but it is also increasing jobs a
GOP Trying to WIPE OUT the Endangered Species Act!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Teaparty, republicans, government, ethics, crime, congress, lies, animals, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, trees, nature, politics, pollution, water, science, government, destruction, climate, forests, ecosystems, endangered, environ )

- 733 days ago -
Tea Party senators introduced a bill this week that would effectively end the protection of most endangered species in the United States! Senate Bill 1731, introduced by Tea Party Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Dean Heller, would end protections
Friends of the Earth Tell Congress to Stand Up for Bees Today!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, endangered, nature, destruction, protection, world, extinction, scientists )

- 854 days ago -
In June,50,000 bumble bees were killed in a Target parking lot after neonic pesticides were sprayed on nearby trees the largest bumble bee die-off ever recorded.Then, in July, 37 million honey bees died on a single farm in Ontario.
Take Action:Tell Obama to Appoint a Climate Czar
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, congress, usa, climate-change, climatechange, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, weather, Sustainabililty, research, pollution, politics, nature )

- 875 days ago -
Sign Petition Urging Obama to Designate a New Advisor on Climate Change The next signal to solidify action on climate change by the administration is for the president to fill an office that has been vacant for more than two years.It's time for a new cl
Don't Put Border Wildlife in Jeopardy - Defenders of Wildlife Action Alert
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, environment, endangered, nature, protection )

- 905 days ago -
Senate will begin consideration of the immigration reform bill.This bill includes provisions that would expand authority for the Department of Homeland Security to ignore environmental protections when building various types of security infrastructure
Take Action: Tell Congress to Keep the Corps in Check
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, habitatdestruction, government, protection, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife, trees, water, congress, propaganda, usa, abuse, americ )

- 929 days ago -
This week the Senate is debating a bill that would weaken that environmental review process & make it easier for the Corps to do damage to rivers. Senators Tom Udall (NM) and Ben Cardin (MD) are trying to improve the bill. Help make sure they succeed by
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Act to Protect Our Wilderness!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, news, usa, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, news )

- 973 days ago -
This week marks four years since Congress passed any legislation protecting wilderness. It has been four years of inaction and roadblocks by House Republican leadership despite strong bipartisan support for dozens of bills.
Sanders-Boxer Climate Legislation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, greenhousegases, nature, protection, pollution, research, weather, americans, abuse, congress, ethics, media, usa, politics )

- 1004 days ago -
A major focus of this legislation is a price on carbon and methane emissions.This fee on the largest fossil-fuel polluters affects fewer than 3,000 entities nationwide but covers 85% of the greenhouse gas emissions in the US, according to the Congression
JUST UNVEILED: Be the First to Find Out How Your Members of Congress Measured Up in LCV's 2012 National Environmental Scorecard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, green, greenhousegases, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

- 1010 days ago -
Find out where your members of Congress stood on the most important environmental votes of the year. Explore LCV's 2012 National Environmental Scorecard on our new website here Take Action popup at site
U.S. Senate Panel Mulls Future of Natural Gas Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, policy, congress, fracking, environment, destruction, energy, nature, obama, news )

- 1018 days ago -
U.S. natural gas policy, from hydraulic fracturing to exports, came under the microscope on Tuesday as environmental and industry groups presented their views on the issue to Congress and divided along mostly familiar lines.
A Greener Day at the State Department?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, energy, environment, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, world, weather, science, research, protection, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, usa, propaganda )

- 1033 days ago -
As Senator John Kerry's confirmation hearing opened yesterday, President Obama set high expectations for his nominee to lead the State Department with a rigorous commitment to combating catastrophic climate change
5 National Parks That Could Be Threatened Under The Romney Energy Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, nature, humans, Romney, politics, news, media )

- 1179 days ago -
Romney's energy plan focuses extensively on turning energy development on federal public lands over to the states
Protesting the National Conventions: A Visual History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, resistance, political conventions, activists, protection, humans, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, usa, politics, government, ethics, americans, elections )

- 1186 days ago -
Tropical storm or no, some 15,000 activists are expected to swarm the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this week, followed by another 10,000 protesters in Charlotte, N.C., for the Democratic National Convention.
The Biotech Goliath Roars: Monsanto's Gang Dumps $25 Million Into NO on 37 Campaign to Label GMOs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gmo labeling, environment, 37 campaign, ecosystems, gmo, nature, healthconditions, habitat, Sustainabililty, family, health, food, disease )

- 1194 days ago -
Other large donors to the YES on 37 campaign so far include Nature's Path, Dr. Bronner's, Lundberg Family Farms, Eden Foods, and Organic Valley, leading brands in the organic industry.

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