Climate Change and Clean Energy

Climate change is impacting us. And it’s not good. Pollution from power plants and other sources is affecting our food, our air, and our water. It’s super-sizing things like hurricanes and droughts. If we don’t take action, it’s only going to get worse. 

Recent Actions

Making Oil and Gas Pay for Climate Change Pollution

Climate Change is already impacting residents and businesses in our state. Stronger storms are causing increased flooding of residences and businesses and warming waters are decimating lobster and flounder populations.

Urge the EPA to act on Sulfur Dioxide Pollution and protect Michigan’s air!

In order to protect communities where state government fails, the EPA is responsible for implementing plans to meet national standards regarding sulfur dioxide (SO2) pollution.

Say NO to a Gas Plant in Providence

We don't need a new Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) plant here in Providence and Mayor Elorza needs to stand with us to stop it!

Stop the Senate from repealing the BLM Methane & Natural Gas Waste Rule

Send a message to your Senators today. Tell them to reject the CRA Resolution to repeal the BLM Methane and Natural Gas Waste Rule.

Press Releases

April 20, 2017

Today, Clean Water Action responded to an announcement by Massachusetts Governor Baker, Environment Secretary Matthew Beaton and Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson regarding

March 28, 2017

"President Trump and Scott Pruitt are like Thelma and Louise - holding hands as they drive us off the cliff. The President is putting our future at risk with this dangerous executive order."

February 1, 2017

"We will remain vigilant to ensure that Secretary Tillerson is engaging the work of the State Department on behalf of all Americans and our national interest, and not on behalf of multinational oil and gas companies.”

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

April 17, 2017

For over a century, Baltimore has been a hub for dirty energy sources and other industry that has put our environment and our communities in danger.   From coal-burning power plants and the BRESCO trash incinerator to crude oil train terminals and the coal export facility in South Baltimore, dirty energy has made Baltimore fail to meet health-based air quality standards, displaced residents, all while failing to supply enough jobs to keep Baltimore's economy strong.  But in the next tw

April 4, 2017

Graphic courtesy of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.

The public hearing room, full, with handwritten letters held in the foreground
March 31, 2017

As protectors of the environment, we seem to spend most of our time fighting against dangerous proposals.  From trash-burning incinerators to crude oil train terminals, the resources at Baltimore's port seem to attract some of the worst examples of failed development.  But last night was an incredible opportunity to stand up for the kind of investment in infrastructure we do want to see in Baltimore: infrastructure that cleans our air, fights climate change, and brings good, stable industry and high-paying jobs back to Sparrow's Point.  Last night the Public Service Commission held