Faith groups across the board are advocating for climate justice, including through the investments in the bipartisan infrastructure framework and reconciliation packages.
State Rep. Kam Buckner (D-IL) discusses his state’s ongoing efforts to enact a 100 percent clean energy standard, reduce transportation pollution, lower utility bills, and meet the environmental justice mandate.
Rep. Jamie Long discusses Minnesota’s recent progress on clean vehicles, energy efficiency standards, the Line 3 pipeline, just transition, and environmental justice, as well as what’s next.
Federal agencies have the opportunity to advance racial equity and narrow the racial wealth gap through executive actions.
To maximize the near-term benefits of climate and clean energy investments delivered to disadvantaged communities, the White House must work to remove funding barriers and strengthen existing programs.
State, local, and tribal leadership is laying a road map for federal action on climate, good jobs, and justice.
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.