Tag: Climate Change

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Newsletter article Alexandra Gallo October 7, 2021
WV New Jobs Coalition and Why We Need to Build Back Better
Building a brighter future for West Virginia should not be a partisan issue, and we hope to inspire both our senators to support the Build Back Better act. Here’s why. More
Issues: Build Back BetterCare EconomyClimate ChangeDemocracyHealth CareInfrastructureJobsKids and familiesUnions
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 27, 2021
Make Calls to Senator Manchin for Climate Action!
Join us to make calls to Senator Joe Manchin's office for climate action! We will give you all the tools you need - RSVP now to get the Zoom link to hop on a call and learn more. More
Issues: Climate Change
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 7, 2021
Local officials call on Congress to invest in Appalachian climate infrastructure package
Please join us as we reveal the over 100 mayors, executives, commissioners, and legislators advocating for Congressmembers to adapt the Appalachian Infrastructure Plan to bring our region into the 21st Century economy. More
Issues: Climate ChangeInfrastructure
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 24, 2021
Take Action — Support coastal communities dealing with the climate crisis!
We can combat climate change, curb extreme weather, and protect coastal communities and economies at the same time. Join us and sign your name if you agree that we need bold investments in coastal restoration! More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 19, 2021
State and national experts to discuss benefits of climate action at ‘CLIMATE, JOBS and JUSTICE’ Forum
“We have squandered the time when we could leisurely address the climate crisis,” says West Virginia Climate Alliance co-founder Perry Bryant. “While it’s not too late, we now have to act decisively in order to avert the worst impacts of climate change.” More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Action Alert   August 13, 2021
CLIMATE, JOBS AND JUSTICE: A Public Forum on West Virginia’s Future. – Aug 24th, 7PM
Register now to be a part of "CLIMATE, JOBS AND JUSTICE: A Public Forum on West Virginia’s Future." More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeJobs
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 20, 2021
We Can’t Wait Rally & March
On June 24th, over 5000 excluded workers and immigrants will converge on the Capitol to underscore the urgency for congress to ACT NOW, BE BOLD, and make sure they pass recovery for ALL OF US. #WECANTWAIT More
Issues: citizenshipClimate ChangeClimate JusticeJobs
Press Release CAG May 26, 2021
Congress Must Go BIGGER & BOLDER to Deliver Jobs & Justice
As our nation resurfaces from a pandemic that claimed more than we could have ever imagined, building back better requires an economic renewal and jobs plan rooted in justice that is as big and interconnected as the crises we face. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeInfrastructureJobsSocial Justice
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett May 26, 2021
Letter to Senator Manchin: Care for Creation is a Call to be Heeded and Acted Upon
We are a group of concerned West Virginians from various faith traditions—leaders and lay persons alike—who believe that care for Creation is a call to be heeded and acted upon. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeEnvironmentJobsPollutionReclamationUnionsVoting Rights
Press Release   April 20, 2021
Green New Deal Network Applauds introduction of Green New Deal legislation and Civilian Climate Corps Act
Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Senator Ed Markey, and congressional allies re-introduced the Green New Deal Resolution and introduced accompanying legislation including the Civilian Climate Corps Act. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnergyInequalityJobsWorkers
Action Alert   March 16, 2021
The THRIVE Act – Kick-off Party: TONIGHT at 7PM EST
Congress has passed COVID relief, and now we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fight for climate action, jobs and justice. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentJobsSocial Justice
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett February 26, 2021
Testimony of Gary Zuckett at People’s Public Hearing on HB 2598 – 2/26/21
Above Ground Storage Tank (AGST) Act is a good law. It’s not broken and doesn’t need fixed – HB 2598 will break it. Taking away protections against ‘Fracking Fluids” getting into our tap water intakes. What are these Fracking Fluids? More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironmentPollutionWater
Action Alert CAG February 2, 2021
FEB 18 @ 7PM – Dr. Sandra Steingraber webinar on the Risks and Harms of Fracking
Free, live, public lecture by Dr. Sandra Steingraber on Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. EST.  Hosted by Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action, with co-sponsors FaCTOhio/The Ohio Health Project, West Virginia Rivers Coalition, West Virginia Citizen Action Group and made possible with generous funding from the Dunn Foundation and our donors, Dr. Steingraber's lecture will include findings from the recently released 7th edition of The Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking, a fully referenced compilation of evidence outlining the risks and harms of fracking.  More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentFracking
Action Alert Alexandra Gallo January 29, 2021
FEB 2nd @ 7PM: 100 Days for Climate, Jobs and Justice – grassroots livestream on the THRIVE agenda
This Tuesday, February 2nd, at 7PM Eastern / 4PM Pacific, the Green New Deal Network will host a grassroots livestream: “100 Days for Climate, Jobs, and Justice: Winning the THRIVE Agenda.” We hope you can join. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentInequalityJobsLiving wagePollutionPovertyRacial JusticeSustainabilityWater
Action Alert CAG January 7, 2021
5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement: A WV Celebration – JAN 9th @7PM
Join Corazón Latino, Moms Clean Air Force and the West Virginia Climate Alliance to celebrate five years since the negotiation of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironment
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG November 23, 2020
VIDEO – “Climate Generations” Webinar, Oct. 22, 2020: West Virginia Center on Climate Change
VIDEO - "Climate Generations" Webinar, October 22, 2020: from the West Virginia Center on Climate Change "What Do We Tell The Kids -- and What Are They Telling Us? -- Generational Perspectives and the Climate Crisis." More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironment
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson November 6, 2020
Join WVEC’s Virtual Annual Meeting to Talk About the Future of West Virginia’s Environment, Nov 12, 6PM
Register Today for the WV Environmental Council's virtual Annual Meeting to Talk About the Future of West Virginia’s Environment, on Thursday, November 12 from 6:00 -8:00 pm. This meeting will focus heavily on 2021 legislative priorities, including a confirmed panel of West Virginia lawmakers who will be participating in discussion and taking questions. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironment
Action Alert CAG October 15, 2020
SAVE THE DATE: Oct. 22nd, 6-8PM – What Do We Tell the Kids, and What Are they Telling Us? — Generational Perspectives and the Climate Crisis
Are you concerned about global warming and the climate crisis, and looking for solutions that involve people of all ages? If your answer is “yes,” then please join others from around the world for a free, live, expert-led Internet webinar about how different generations can work together for climate solutions. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironment