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Inflation Reduction Act Repeal Votes Tracker

A new analysis from Climate Power, the League of Conservation Voters, and Climate Action Campaign finds that in the year since Democrats and President Biden passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), Republicans have voted 25 times to repeal the landmark climate and clean energy plan and other provisions of the law. There have been 11 votes on the House floor and 14 votes in committees and subcommittees.

May 16, 2024

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RECORD PROFITS AND RECORD POLLUTERS

The oil and gas industry is one of the largest and most profitable industries in the United States. They achieve their often record-smashing profits by putting the bottom lines of themselves and their shareholders over the health and safety of their consumers, trashing the environment, polluting our air and water, and spilling millions of gallons of oil, sometimes in one spill. 

April 23, 2024

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  • Nevada
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Why Nevada needs Climate Action Now

By making critical climate investments, the Build Back Better Act will create millions of good-paying jobs, lower energy costs for families by roughly $500 a year, invest in disadvantaged communities and tackle the climate crisis. Not only are Nevadans demanding climate action now, with 76% of registered voters supporting Congressional action on climate change, they […]

February 28, 2024

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  • Georgia
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WHY GEORGIA NEEDS THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT NOW

Critical climate and clean energy investments will create millions of good-paying jobs, lower energy costs for families, invest in disadvantaged communities and reduce climate pollution. Not only are Georgians demanding climate action now, with 76% of registered voters supporting Congressional action on climate change, they are experiencing the devastating impacts of climate change. In 2020, Tropical Storm Zeta alone cost Georgia more than $22 million, demonstrating precisely why Congress must act now and pass the Inflation Reduction Act to secure Georgia’s future. Here’s why Georgia needs the climate investments in the Inflation Reduction Act now:

February 28, 2024

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The RNC Attacked Biden For Meeting With A Chinese Energy Company Whose Subsidiary Made Payments To Trump’s Company

In February 2024, the RNC highlighted a Fox News article about Joe Biden allegedly meeting with the chairman of CEFC, a Chinese energy company that Hunter Biden did business with in 2017. The RNC failed to mention that Trump’s company did business with a subsidiary of the same Chinese company while he served as president.

February 20, 2024

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Engaging Young Voters: Lessons Learned From Content Creators

Key findings from two focus groups with content creators and an online survey with young voters.

February 5, 2024

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MEMO: 85% of young voters can be moved to vote based on climate issues.

New voter profile data from the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning At Tufts University (CIRCLE), supported by Climate Power and Action for the Climate Emergency (ACE), studies young people’s relationship with climate change.

December 18, 2023

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Factsheet: National Climate Assessment Report explained, impact for Latinos

The White House U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released the fifth National Climate Assessment report- the nation’s most important report on climate change science and its consequences.

November 14, 2023

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  • North Carolina

North Carolina Clean Energy Boom Report

Passing the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has kicked America’s clean energy sector into high gear, and in North Carolina, that means the state is becoming a clean energy minerals production powerhouse.Across the state, new clean energy projects have already spurred more than $9.78 billion in investment, the 10th highest nationally, and created or moved forward with over 4,768 good-paying clean energy jobs, the 15th highest in the country. Projects span two sectors — batteries and electric vehicles. 94% of the state’s new investments and nearly 50% of new jobs are happening in North Carolina’s rural communities. The IRA will continue to accelerate the clean energy jobs boom while lowering energy costs for families, investing in disadvantaged communities, and reducing climate pollution across the state.

November 2, 2023

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  • Wisconsin

Wisconsin Clean Energy Boom Report

Passing the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has kicked America’s clean energy sector into high gear, transforming Wisconsin into a solar and electric vehicle manufacturing powerhouse. Across the state, climate and clean energy projects have already spurred $445 million in investment and created or moved forward 512 good-paying clean energy jobs. Since the IRA’s passage, nine new clean energy projects have been announced or moved forward in Wisconsin. Projects span five sectors, including solar, batteries, wind, electric vehicles, and other clean technologies. In Wisconsin’s rural communities, companies have announced $345 million in investment and the creation of 100 good-paying clean energy jobs. The IRA will continue to accelerate the clean energy jobs boom while lowering energy costs for families, investing in disadvantaged communities, and reducing climate pollution across the state.

November 1, 2023