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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...

Nature Is Our Teacher: A Social Experiment Disguised as a Business

George Siemon | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
George Siemon

Food and agriculture must be a large focus of the environmental movement. Indeed, one could say we could eat our way through major threats by eating food that is grown with respect to nature.

Tea Partiers Are Destroying the Legacy of the Republican Party 

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Republican-led House voted nearly 200 times to undermine public health and environmental safeguards in 2011.

Newt on Knut

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is in mourning. What I can't get my head around is why Newt only cares about Knut.

Ignorance Rages at CPAC

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Every single likely candidate in the early GOP field is claiming to believe that climate change does not exist, or else opposes doing anything about it.

Are We in for Another Round of "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It?"

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Go vote. Seriously. If you need more of a reason to get out there and vote, let's reflect on a few of the memorable moments in the 2010 midterm elec...

Minnesota Voters Think for Themselves

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Campaign season typically invites all kinds of armchair commentary about what voters want, and this year is proving to be fertile ground for unsubstan...

Virginians want clean energy and politicians who will make it happen

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

According to a poll conducted by Public Policy Polling and released this week by the NRDC Action Fund, voters across the country by a wide margin are ...

Virginians want clean energy and politicians who will make it happen

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

According to a poll conducted by Public Policy Polling and released this week by the NRDC Action Fund, voters across the country by a wide margin more...

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Clean Energy Candidates

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Americans know a good idea when they see one. No matter how many millions of dollars the deep-pocketed polluters spend on spreading mistruths this ele...

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Clean Energy Candidates

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Americans know a good idea when they see one. No matter how many millions of dollars the deep-pocketed polluters spend on spreading mistruths this el...

Tea Partiers: Be Careful What You Wish For

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

I realize anti-government rhetoric is popular these days, but if this speechifying actually becomes a blueprint for running our country, things could get rough for average Americans. Let's take a look at what it would mean if some Tea Party sound bites became a reality.

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: VA-09

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the nineteenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candid...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: AZ-08

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the eighteenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candid...

California's Commitment to Clean Energy - Both Parties Agree

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

By Kristin Eberhard Originally posted on The MarkUp. Now that Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has announced her opposition on Proposi...

A Dirty Pledge

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. On Thursday, House Republicans issued their roadmap for the midterm elections and the next legislative session. It's...

AB 32 in the National Spotlight

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

By Ann Notthoff Originally posted on The MarkUp. As summer turns to fall and hopes for federal climate action fade, all eyes are turned to Californi...

Spotlight: American Crossroads

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

By Matt Howes Originally posted on The MarkUp. American Crossroads is spending millions of dollars to attack clean energy reforms and the people who...

There Has Never Been a More Important Election to Get Active

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. Recently, the Wonk Room identified six Senate races and eight House races in which supporters of climate action are ...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: MD-01

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the seventeenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candi...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: SC-05

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the sixteenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candida...

GOP: Gushing Over Polluters

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

By Rob Perks. Originally posted on The MarkUp. We've seen this before. Energy industry executives and their lobbyists meeting behind closed doors to ...

Open Letter to Greenwire reporter, Sarah Abruzzese

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

By Matt Howes Originally posted on The MarkUp. Dear Ms. Abruzzese, In a recent article, you mentioned Americans for Job Security and repeated their...

Castle's Defeat Should Be a Wake Up Call

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Tea Party has been successful throughout the primary season. Their candidates have come from behind and taken out what I would have once described as ultra conservative incumbents. A takeover by the Tea Party would be devastating to environmental policies.

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: CA-11

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the fourteenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candid...