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. 

Earth Day 50: Eco-Friendly Activities for Parents and Kids

Every day is Earth Day at Clean Water Action! But this year’s 50th anniversary of Earth Day certainly felt and looked remarkably different.

Recent Actions

No Tax Breaks for Petrochemical Plants

If we’re serious about addressing climate change then we should be incentivizing renewable energy, not oil and gas. Unfortunately, that’s not what’s happening in Pennsylvania.

Help Massachusetts do more to expand solar to low-income communities!

Massachusetts’ solar program, Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART), isn’t working for many.

Bring offshore wind and onshore jobs to Maryland!

Tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to approve Maryland's offshore wind farms without unnecessary and harmful restrictions that could make the projects impossible to complete.

Take Action For a Resilient, Equitable, Renewable NJ

Governor Murphy’s New Jersey Clean Energy Equity Act is a first step toward a renewable energy future in New Jersey, but we must be explicit and deliberate in ensuring that all New Jerseyans benefit from a clean energy future.

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

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May 13, 2020

Clean Water Action joined the Moving Forward Network in holding a World Asthma Day Virtual Town Hall featuring elected officials, health professionals and grassroots leaders working on the front lines to address the root cause in “asthma hotspots” like Newark, Elizabeth, Camden, California as well as state legislators promoting environmental justice legislation. Watch here.

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May 11, 2020

The best way to protect our health from the harms of pollution is to prevent pollution in the first place.

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April 23, 2020

It's Earth Week—and we’re dealing with the Covid 19 pandemic. These are unsettling times. The Covid 19 virus has, in a matter of weeks, shut down the global economy, wreaked havoc on human lives, stressed healthcare and essential workers, tested us all as we quarantine, cancel graduations and important celebrations, shift our work online and required people across the globe to stay at home.