We advocate for public policies

that fight climate change across our region and beyond.


The Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022 is another important step forward: mandating 60% statewide reductions by 2031, net-zero emissions by 2045, and investing in communities. Now we need to achieve those goals!


Governor Glen Youngkin (R) is trying to STOP Virginia from getting hundreds of millions of dollars for climate progress by pulling out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Tell your state representatives to say no.


Historic climate legislation is finally here. The federal Inflation Reduction Act will dedicate $370 billion to clean energy and get us in line with the science. Learn more about this bill's many strengths and key weaknesses.

End the use of dirty and dangerous fossil fuels for water heating, space heating, and cooking in our buildings, which account for over 50% of carbon emissions in our county!

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State-based and Federal climate advocacy is the path forward to keep fossil fuels in the ground and increase clean energy. CCAN Action Fund works to effect change in public policy at the local, state, and national levels through voter education, lobbying and participation in the electoral process to address the threat of climate change. Donate today to support this important work in the region surrounding our nation’s capital.

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Montgomery County: Tell Councilmember Albernoz to Put Bill 13-22 on the Agenda

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Gas Explosion in Gaithersburg is Tragic Reminder of the Need To Move to an All-Electric Future in Montgomery County

TAKOMA PARK, MD – Mike Tidwell, Director of CCAN Action Fund, released the following statement about yesterday’s methane gas explosion …

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Hampton Roads Artwork Submerged to Spotlight Rising Sea Levels and How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Head Off Disaster

 In a creative and unique demonstration, Virginians thanked Congresswoman Luria for passing the Inflation Reduction Act, which will help Hampton …

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CCAN Action Fund, the advocacy arm of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, announces our first-ever endorsements of “Climate Champions” for upcoming Maryland elections. Endorsed candidates can get the endorsement logo here. Learn more about our electoral work here. >