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The Congressional Energy Package Is an Important Building Block, but More Innovation and Action Against Climate Change Is Needed

The Congressional Energy Package Is an Important Building Block, but More Innovation and Action Against Climate Change Is Needed

— The omnibus energy bill comprises bipartisan bills from the House and Senate, and includes measures addressing everything from renewables and efficiency to nuclear energy and carbon capture.
With Omnibus Legislation, Congress Takes Strong Action on Greenhouse Gases

With Omnibus Legislation, Congress Takes Strong Action on Greenhouse Gases

— The American Innovation and Manufacturing Act is “one of the strongest actions that Congress has taken to directly address climate change.”
Biden Administration Invests in Strong Leadership for Climate Team

Biden Administration Invests in Strong Leadership for Climate Team

WASHINGTON (December 17, 2020) -- Reacting to the announcements that former EPA Administrator and current president of the National Resources Defen

A New Take for the Trillion Trees Act

A New Take for the Trillion Trees Act

— Senate version of bill preserves environmental protections while supporting forests.
New 'Trillion Trees' Bill in Senate will Protect Birds While Making Progress on Climate Change

New 'Trillion Trees' Bill in Senate will Protect Birds While Making Progress on Climate Change

— An alternative to earlier legislation from the House, the new bill supports natural solutions to climate change while preserving environmental protections.
House Energy Legislation Provides Promising Opportunities for a Cleaner Future for Birds and People

House Energy Legislation Provides Promising Opportunities for a Cleaner Future for Birds and People

— The package, which was voted on during National Clean Energy Week, supports a variety of energy and environmental justice bills
Mississippi's Big Sunflower River Named #3 on 2020 America’s Most Endangered List

Mississippi's Big Sunflower River Named #3 on 2020 America’s Most Endangered List

For the second time in three years, Mississippi’s Big Sunflower River has been recognized as one of the nation’s most endangered rivers

Long-Awaited House Report Provides Blueprint for Congress on Climate Change

Long-Awaited House Report Provides Blueprint for Congress on Climate Change

— House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis offers guidance for rebuilding a cleaner future in the wake of COVID-19
A Whirlwind of Policy News You May Have Missed

A Whirlwind of Policy News You May Have Missed

— We're making progress on climate solutions in Congress and challenging new attacks by the administration.
A New Federal Bill Would Empower Farmers, Ranchers, and Foresters in the Fight Against Climate Change

A New Federal Bill Would Empower Farmers, Ranchers, and Foresters in the Fight Against Climate Change

— Providing farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners with incentives to capture and store greenhouse gases will help rural economies, fight climate change, and improve habitat for birds.