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Green Groups Announce Ad Buy Against Iowa Republican Joni Ernst

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and the political arm of the Sierra Club are targeting Iowa Republican candidate Joni Ernst ...

#DirtyDenier$ Day 10: Senator John Boozman

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Arkansas Senator John Boozman may have done well as an optometrist before he was first elected to public office in 2000. But, when he shares his views on energy policy, it appears he needs to get his vision checked.

#DirtyDenier$ Day 9: Congressman John Kline

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Today's featured Dirty Denier is Rep. Jon Kline from Minnesota. While his denialism is more mild-mannered than the brash, outspoken style of some of his #DirtyDenier$ compatriots, it's no less dangerous.

#DirtyDenier$ Day 8: Shelley Moore Capito

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Mining interests support Capito, and she has supported them by voting numerous times against the health and safety of Americans. In 2013 alone, she voted against safeguards for the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the lands that belong to the American public.

#DirtyDenier$ Day 6: Scott Brown

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In 2012, Massachusetts voters decided they didn't like Senator Scott Brown's loyalty to Big Oil and they voted him out of the Senate. This year, he's back, but in New Hampshire, where he is trying to unseat Senator Jeanne Shaheen.

Marina Fang

Environmental Group Endorses Susan Collins Over Progressive Democratic Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading environmental group endorsed Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Monday over her progressive Democratic opponent, Shenna Bellows. ...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Rallies Support For The 'Generational Project' Of Dealing With Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the one-year anniversary of launching his climate action plan, President Barack Obama derided congressional opponents of cutting gree...

Kate Sheppard

White House Plans Another Big Climate Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– One year after President Barack Obama rolled out his climate change action plan, the administration is putting fresh emphasis on its e...

This Week's EPA Rule Is Literally a Life Saver for Latino Families

Jennifer Allen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Jennifer Allen

President Obama and the EPA recently took a bold step forward to act on climate change and protect public health by limiting carbon pollution from our country's existing power plants. That's not just a victory for the Latino community's stewardship of the Earth, it's literally a lifesaver.

Kate Sheppard

Green Groups Join Forces To Direct Dollars To Pro-Environment Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The League of Conservation Voters and the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund announced Monday that they are joining forces on...

Kate Sheppard

Environmentalists Say Kerry 'Has No Choice But To Reject The Keystone XL Permit'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– National environmental leaders say they are "confident" that Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama will eventually ...

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Group Demands A Refund From Democratic Congressman

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. William Enyart, the environmentalists are calling, and they want their money back. The League of Conservation Voters on Thursday...

'The Most Anti-Environmental House Ever'

Posted 02.21.2013 | Green

The League of Conservation Voters released their annual National Environmental Scorecard Wednesday, ranking members of congress on their environmental...

Redford Never Shies from Taking on Big Polluters and Corporate Bullies

John Adams | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
John Adams

After forty years of standing up for nature, forty years of progress, Robert Redford still looking forward. Still focused on the work we have to do. Still driven by that same passion that first stirred him as a boy in the Texas hills.

Campaign Targets 'Flat Earth' Republicans

The Washington Post | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

The League of Conservation Voters will launch a $1.5 million campaign Tuesday targeting five House Republicans who question the connection between hum...

Outside Groups Attack Warren

AP | By ANDREW MIGA | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Watch the political advertising and Elizabeth Warren, the leading Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts, either "sides with extre...

WATCH: Scott Brown Faces New Attack Ad

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green

In the midst of a heated re-election run, Sen. Scott Brown's environmental record is again under fire. The League Of Conservation Voters (LCV) lau...

The New Guy

Gene Karpinski | Posted 10.16.2011 | Green
Gene Karpinski

In addition to Rick Perry being Big Oil's $11 million man, corporate polluters have so far received a significant return on their investment, with the newly anointed candidate doing their bidding and repeating pro-polluter talking points at every opportunity.

Scorecard Highlights Sweeping Assault on Environment and Public Health

Gene Karpinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gene Karpinski

On Tuesday, the League of Conservation Voters released a Continuing Resolution Special Edition, revealing member scores for environmental, public health, and energy votes taken on amendments to the House-passed spending bill.

The Ungreening of John McCain

Al Meyerhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Al Meyerhoff

So far, McCain and Palin have provided nothing but polluted hot air.

What Will Obama's VP Pick Mean for the Environment?

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

Absent from this conversation has been a weighing the various VP candidates' environmental record. Where there ought to be lively discussion, there is - listen closely now - crickets.