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Climate deniers are at it again

Let John Boehner know that this obstruction won't stand.

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  • Changes in the Chesapeake

    The rise in sea level and increase in storm severity are not just a far-away theoretical problem for us. They’re very much here and now.

    I was out rowing in a small skiff when I found myself looking down at the foundation of an old house, about a foot under water. I wonder if my town will be here in a hundred years, or even scarier, after the next hurricane season.

  • It’s time to #PutSolarOnIt

    The longest day of the year is the perfect time to raise awareness about the benefits of solar power.

    On the summer solstice—the longest day of the year—hundreds of clean energy supporters across the country got together to inform people of the facts on solar power and encourage them to be a part of the growing movement. From tweeting to identifying places that could benefit from solar, volunteers got the word out that it’s time to #PutSolarOnIt.

  • The Koch brothers' game plan

    Hint: It includes untraceable donations.

    They've spent millions to fund climate change denial ... and they're just getting started.

    Help take on the Koch brothers' anti-climate campaign—chip in $5 or more today before our June fundraising deadline.

  • Detrimental droughts threaten California agriculture

    An olive grower is seeing the impacts of climate change firsthand.

    The talk among us farmers has been echoed by many more around the country: Climate change is causing our crops to suffer, and the challenges it poses are making it harder to sustain California’s growing population.

  • Volunteers mobilize to support new EPA regulations

    The President is taking historic action to make sure our children and communities have a healthy future—and volunteers are taking action to help get the word out.

    Check out highlights from OFA's day of action supporting the President's plan to curb carbon pollution.

  • This is huge

    Climate change activists have fought for years for EPA standards on carbon pollution—and this week President Obama is making them a reality.

    Announcements like this are why we all do this work. It's proof that grassroots organizing really does pay off.

  • This really gets my goat

    When asked about climate change, here's what Marco Rubio said.

    For Senator Rubio's home state of Florida, this isn't an academic question. Miami is one of the American cities most vulnerable to rising sea levels—they've already risen eight inches since 1870, and it's speeding up. A recent report said they could rise another two feet by 2060.Despite all that, Senator Rubio denies the science behind climate change.

  • Organizing for climate action

    Hundreds of volunteers gathered for "Years of Living Dangerously" watch parties nationwide—and called on their representatives to act on climate change.

    Take a sneak peek into how volunteers are firing up supporters to act on climate change.

  • We can make Illinois a clean energy leader

    But to do it, we need to fix our state’s broken laws.

    Illinois has a history of leading in clean energy. Our state has one of the nation’s largest wind power industries, it has 186 solar companies, and over 96,000 Illinoisans work in the clean energy industry. But in the past year, broken policies at the state level have caused clean energy investment to crash, dropping 99.6% in 2013.

  • There's one fewer climate change denier in Congress

    Congressman Grimm acknowledges the reality of climate change.

    As frustrated as it's been to see more than 130 members of Congress deny the basic science of climate change, we now have a reason to celebrate: Congressman Michael Grimm (NY-11) has now joined the conversation on climate.

  • Two more clean energy victories in California

    In the constant fight against climate change, it feels great to get news like this.

    Climate change is a daunting problem, but by organizing and winning fights like this across the country, we can act on climate one community at a time.
    Last month, we heard two great updates from our local campaigns in California to fight climate change by speeding up the switch to clean energy—energy that doesn’t create the carbon pollution that contributes to climate change.

  • Turning worry into action

    The destruction wrought by climate change is pretty scary.

    I've studied the scientific evidence presented by those that deny climate change and so far found none of their arguments reasonable.

  • Volunteers tell deniers: Don't be a #ClimateFool

    Stop joking around—it’s real, and it’s affecting our communities.

    Volunteers took matters into their own hands by hand-delivering copies of an important new report on the impacts of climate change to members of Congress are denying science.