Advocacy

The Energy Innovation Agenda is at a Crossroads

— Bipartisan legislation moving through Congress will provide important investments in clean energy for people and wildlife.

Conservation and Energy Groups Unite as Federal Government Re-envisions Power Policy

— A diverse coalition draws attention to siting issues and advanced transmission technologies in a filing before the federal regulatory commission.

North Carolina Passes Major Bipartisan Climate Bill

— House Bill 951 requires deep cuts to carbon emissions on a timetable that will help reduce the worst impacts of climate change for birds and people.

Infrastructure Bill Provides Important Environmental Provisions, But Leaves More Work To Do

— We will continue to work with Congress to strive for environmental justice and a zero-carbon future, filling in the gaps left by this important first step.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Represents a Meaningful Step Toward a Cleaner Future for Birds and People

— While funding levels for some programs are insufficient, the framework is a 'down payment' on future clean energy and resilience investments.

Congress Votes to Restore Methane Emissions Regulations in a Boost to Combating Climate Change

— President Biden is expected to sign the resolution, which will reinstate limits on the dangerous greenhouse gas.

Bipartisan Bill Addressing Pollution on Working Lands and Economic Support to Landowners Passes Senate

WASHINGTON (June 24, 2021) ­–  “The Growing Climate Solutions Act recognizes the critical role that our working lands play in

Audubon Report Shows That Important Bird Habitats are Key Natural Solutions to Climate Change

— Important ecosystems for birds can also store tens of millions of tons of carbon naturally if maintained and restored.

Making a Call for a More Inclusive Outdoors on Black Birders Week, and All Year Long

— Two bills being considered in Congress would help make outdoor spaces more inclusive by making access more equitable.
American Goldfinch on Echinacea Purpurea, commonly known as Purple Coneflower. Will Stuart

Audubon’s Network Achieves Local Wins for Earth Week

— Leaders across the country worked with local officials to pass bird-friendly proclamations and resolutions during the global observance of Earth Week