Thursday, October 6, 2016
Paris gives us hope...but only voting will give us results.
With the European Union formally joining the Paris Climate Agreement on Wednesday, over 55 countries (representing over 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions) have signed on to the accord which will now officially enter into force on November 4th.
There's no doubt about it -- this is a big, big deal.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Environmental Non-Voters by Zip-Code
There’s no doubt about it - climate change is big and scary. In fact, sometimes it’s so scary that it becomes hard to think clearly about out how we, as individuals, can fight against something so enormous.
But there’s one really easy thing that each of us can do today.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Don’t worry - this isn’t some sinister plot. When you mark your ballot, your choice is still a secret...but that’s pretty much the only part of voting that’s a secret.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Temperatures are rising. (National Weather Service via AP)
Environmentalists everywhere need to vote. We need to click here and pledge to vote in every election.
Why? Well, let's start at the beginning.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
What if all of these people voted?
Climate change is big and scary...and sometimes it's hard to figure out how we, as individuals, can fight against something so enormous.
But there's one thing that each of us can do today.
In fact, you can do it right now -- it only takes 2 minutes and it will have a big impact.
Click here and pledge to be a consistent Environmental Voter.
Yep, that's all.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
10.1 million environmentalists didn't vote in 2012.
Elections are decided by the people who actually show up...and environmentalists don't always show up. Using big data analytics, predictive modeling, and public voter files, the Environmental Voter Project has discovered that 15.78 million environmentalists don't vote in mid-term elections, and a whopping 10.1 million didn't even vote in the 2012 Presidential election.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Vote For Home is a web video series featuring well-known musicians and artists discussing the impact of climate change in the United States.
Do you watch the TV show Orange is the New Black?
Well, even if you don't, we have a special treat for you.
We're thrilled to announce that the Environmental Voter Project is partnering with Vote for Home, a great new video project where well-known musicians and artists discuss the importance of voting as a way to address the impacts of climate change.
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr
If you really care about the environment, you might already do a few important things.
Monday, March 28, 2016
By Reid Capalino and Nathaniel Stinnett
Everybody knows that 2016 is a big election year. Over 120 million people will likely vote for our next President and Congress, and many will also be choosing new governors and state legislators.
But you probably don't know that tens of millions of Americans will also have the opportunity to vote for a new mayor in 2016.
And if you care about the environment, that's a big deal.
Monday, December 14, 2015
It wasn't just in Paris.
People from around the world began celebrating on Saturday evening as officials from more than 190 countries agreed to a landmark global deal to address climate change.
And they had reason to celebrate. The Paris Agreement is a big step forward. It commits 196 countries to begin working together in an effort to limit global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels. There's even a "stretch goal" of 1.5 C.