Denise Robbins

April Virginia Member Update (members only)

Join CCANers across the Commonwealth for our monthly membership meet-up! This is an incredibly busy and important time in Virginia environmental politics. RSVP now to join us on Tuesday April 12 at 6:30 PM. We want to provide you with the latest environmental updates and share our insights into what comes next! By aligning our legislative campaigns and grassroots base-building, …

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Electrify NOW: Rally for Maryland’s Future

Last week, the IPCC put out another startling report, highlighting that we are not doing enough to mitigate climate change. Meanwhile, our top priority bill — Climate Solutions Now — passed out of committee Friday with amendments that undermine the urgency and boldness we need. On Monday, March 14, we’ll be rallying in Annapolis with a week left …

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110 Groups Across Four States Tell Key Senators: Pass Clean Electricity Program Through Reconciliation Now

As Congress Prepares to Move Forward with Reconciliation Bill, Local Organizations and Elected Officials Active in Every Region of the Country Urge Electric Sector Decarbonization Through a Clean Electricity Payment Program (CEPP) WASHINGTON, DC — Today, leaders from some of the nation’s most well-known organizations fighting climate change released letters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and …

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CCAN Summer News

CCAN Summer News Message from the Director Mike Tidwell It’s hot. Really hot. Everywhere. For 20 years, we’ve known that climate change could trigger a global ecological collapse. Earlier this month, scientists released a devastating report that confirmed the collapse is well underway. The United Nations has declared a “code red” climate emergency for our …

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CCAN Action Fund’s Summer of Action for the American Jobs Plan

CCAN Action Fund’s Summer of Action for the American Jobs Plan This summer, CCAN spent nearly every week on Capitol Hill rallying with community leaders from across the country for the American Jobs Plan. It was a great success, but the work’s not over yet! Read on for a recap of the summer’s events — …

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Honking cars parade past MD Gov. Hogan’s house to protest voter suppression, challenging his national profile

Dozens of Cars Parade Past Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s House to Protest Voter Suppression AND to Honor the Life of John Lewis Wednesday noon event denounces Hogan plan for in-person voting during COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring faith leaders, students, civil rights advocates, elected officials, and fair elections leaders ANNAPOLIS, MD – In a sign of the …

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BREAKING: Virginia Clean Economy Act Signed Into Law

RICHMOND, VA — The oldest deliberative body in the Western Hemisphere made a new kind of history today. With climate change impacts growing worldwide and scientists saying we’re almost out of time, the Virginia General Assembly leaped into national leadership on climate policy with passage of the “Virginia Clean Economy Act” (SB 851). Now, Governor …

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Maryland General Assembly ended three weeks early — what does that mean for climate action?

Coronavirus is climate change on warp speed These are trying times.  Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the Maryland General Assembly ended their 2020 legislative session last night — three weeks earlier than planned.  We are thankful that our lawmakers are taking the necessary steps to “flatten the curve,” and that they were able …

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