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  • Climate change gives rise to tough times

    Ranching and farming livelihoods are being thrown into instability, insecurity, and uncertainty.

    I wonder if my family farm would have survived for 42 years if today's conditions had existed back then. Ranching has always been a tough job, but these new conditions have made it even more difficult. Ranching has never been a way to make a lot of money even in the best-case scenario, but now it is simply unsustainable.


  • Standing up for action on climate change

    OFA supporters spoke up at EPA listening sessions across the country.

    Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our time. The best science out there is clear that it's already affecting us—but we have the power to fight it.


  • Climate deniers are at it again

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

    Before President Obama even announced new carbon pollution standards—a big, big step forward in the fight against climate change—we knew that the opposition was going to put up a serious fight. This week, we got an idea of what that looks like.

  • 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.