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ICYMI: Climate Power, Environmental Groups Call Out RFK Jr. in Open Letter

Washington, D.C. – Climate Power and national environmental organizations released a letter in the New York Times calling out RFK Jr. as a climate denier and spoiler candidate to elect Donald Trump.

April 19, 2024

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Climate Power Statement on Ambler Road Decision

Washington, D.C. - In response to the Biden-Harris administration’s decision to choose “no action” on a proposed 211-mile road that would cross 11 rivers and thousands of streams as it tears through pristine public lands in Alaska, Climate Power deputy executive director Claire Moser issued the following statement

April 19, 2024

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FACT CHECK: Republican Rep. Carter Claims Conservatives Are Leading on Clean Energy in Georgia, Despite Opposing the Clean Energy Plan

Washington, D.C. – In an op-ed for the Washington Times, Georgia Representative Earl “Buddy” Carter wrote, “Red states, including Georgia, are proof that conservatives are best positioned to lead on clean energy and climate change.” In fact, Rep. Carter voted against the clean energy plan in 2022, and since then congressional Republicans have pledged to kill President Biden’s […]

April 18, 2024

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Trump’s Project 2025: A Dream for Polluters and Nightmare for America

Washington, D.C. - New reporting on Donald Trump’s private comments to the Big Oil donors propping up his campaign and paying his legal bills underscores how Project 2025 previews what a second term under Donald Trump would look like: he will double down on his extreme and dangerous first-term record that literally put the oil and gas industry in charge.

April 17, 2024

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Georgia Public Service Commission Votes to Increase Use of Fossil Fuels Amid Clean Energy Boom, Threatening Clean Energy Economy in Georgia

Atlanta, GA — Today, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to approve Georgia Power’s Integrated Resource Plan, which includes three brand new turbines to be powered with oil and natural gas. The plan also includes funding to keep coal-fired power plants open until 2035, instead of closing them by 2028 as originally planned. This […]

April 16, 2024

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ICYMI: Bloomberg, “Trump’s Fundraising Shows Reliance on Oil Sector, Wealthy Donors”

Washington, D.C. – Bloomberg reporting shows a significant portion of Donald Trump’s fundraising came from Big Oil donors.

April 16, 2024

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces an Additional $2.2 Million in Funding for 23 Renewable Energy Projects in Rural Wisconsin

Madison, WI—The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced more than $2.2 million in renewable energy and energy efficiency grants for 23 Wisconsin agriculture producers and small business owners as part of its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). This grant is in addition to the $4.9 million in REAP grant funding awarded to 41 Wisconsin farmers and businesses […]

April 16, 2024

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ICYMI: Trump Courts Big Oil CEOs at Mar-a-Lago While Biden Holds Big Oil Accountable

Washington, D.C. — Last week, The Washington Post reported that Donald Trump hosted a private dinner at Mar-a-Lago with America’s biggest oil and gas executives, including Chevron, ExxonMobil, Chesapeake Energy, and Occidental Petroleum, in the hopes of courting more oil and gas donations.

April 15, 2024

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Trump’s Tax Plan: Enrich Big Oil Donors at the Expense of Working Families

Washington, D.C. – This Tax Day, Americans are eligible for clean energy tax credits and rebates thanks to President Joe Biden’s clean energy plan.

April 15, 2024

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Climate Power Statement on Biden Administration Reforms to Make Big Oil Pay Its Fair Share and Clean Up Its Mess

Washington, D.C. – In response to the Department of the Interior finalizing a package of reforms to the onshore oil and gas leasing program, Climate Power executive director Lori Lodes issued the following statement

April 12, 2024