The White House and U.S. Department of the Interior have made quick progress on increasing conservation ambition, addressing climate change, and strengthening tribal consultation in the first 100 days.
The Biden administration has pledged to provide Puerto Rico—home to more than 3 million U.S. citizens—with the resources and technical assistance it needs to recover and prosper in the wake of multiple natural disasters and ongoing economic and fiscal crises.
As the Biden administration and Congress pursue ambitious infrastructure investments, they should look to the ocean to build a clean energy future.
Policy solutions to improve maternal health are urgently needed so that pregnant and postpartum people are prepared for a new climate future.
The Biden-Harris administration can learn from California’s science-based, whole-of-government approach to climate policy, which has reduced harmful emissions, prioritized environmental justice, and built partnerships across the state.
The president’s American Jobs Plan proposes a suite of ambitious clean energy tax incentives that would help put the United States on a path to a 100 percent clean future.
Florida leaders must address environmental racism through the creation of a Florida Future Fund that will build just, equitable, and healthy communities.
Federal transportation policy should focus on reducing per capita driving and supporting more dense development, including with expanded public transit and passenger rail.
The Biden administration must strengthen the implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act within 100 days of taking office in order to ensure that federal infrastructure investments result in an equitable and just clean energy future.
California’s environmental justice mapping tool offers clear lessons for identifying and targeting benefits to disadvantaged communities.
Anti-immigrant rhetoric stemming from discredited pseudoscience has evolved into an extreme right-wing greenwashing effort that the modern conservation movement is right to reject.
In its efforts to protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and ocean by 2030, the federal government has an obligation to acknowledge tribal sovereignty and support Indigenous-led conservation.
The magnitude of risks facing the U.S. economy mean that the federal budget process can no longer ignore climate concerns.
A modernized Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) would be a useful tool to effectively address climate resilience and environmental racism in low-income communities of color.
The urgency of the climate crisis requires day one executive action to restore scientific integrity and rebuild the federal climate science apparatus.