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  • News Podship Earth

    Enviros Don't Vote (Enough)

    Sunday, September 6, 2020

    The Environmental Voter Project's Executive Director, Nathaniel Stinnett, joins Jared Blumenfeld's award-winning Podship Earth to discuss the environmental movement's enormous latent political power, and why we need to start voting like our lives depend on it.

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  • News Be The Change Podcast

    Saving The Earth One Vote at a Time

    Wednesday, September 2, 2020

    Environmentalists are known for their passion. Millions have marched, thousands skipped school in protest and organizations like Sunrise Movement are pushing policy on the US Presidential candidates - but are they actually voting?

    In the 2016 election nearly 10.1million self-described environmentalists did not vote. 10.1 million!

    This shocking statistic is what moved my next guest to get organized and get people voting. Nathaniel Stinnett is the Founder and Executive Director of EVP – the Environmental Voter Project – with one simple goal – get environmentalists to vote.

    LISTEN HERE

  • News Quartz

    Kamala Harris signals the rise of the “climate voter”

    Saturday, August 15, 2020

    Politicians in the United States have never been able to rely on climate concerns to turn out voters, or change their behavior at the ballot box.

    But something started to change in recent elections.

  • News Our Daily Planet

    Interview of the Week, Nathaniel Stinnett CEO, Environmental Voter Project

    Friday, August 14, 2020

    New polling by Data For Progress shows that progressive climate policies are popular in key battleground states and voters seem to be motivated to vote due to climate and environmental issues. But that has not been true in the past. Why is this election different? Or is it?

  • News Climate One

    Will Climate Matter in the Election?

    Wednesday, June 3, 2020

    The 2020 elections have moved climate change to the political mainstage in ways Americans haven’t seen before. For the first time, candidates were competing to declare themselves “the climate candidate” and debated their action plans with compelling urgency. But with the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, skyrocketing unemployment, and an economic shutdown, climate once again threatens to get pushed to the political backburner.

  • News Citizens' Climate Lobby

    Citizens' Climate Lobby Guest Speaker: Nathaniel Stinnett

    Saturday, April 11, 2020

    Step one to generate political will for climate solutions is to get people who care about the environment to vote. When Nathaniel Stinnett found out that environmentalists, by and large, were staying home on election day, he saw a problem in need of a solution. That’s why in 2015 he launched the Environmental Voter Project, which identifies environmentalists who don’t vote and reaches out to get them to the polls. On this month’s call, Nathaniel will share some of the ways his organization has successfully activated this important bloc of voters.

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  • News Our Daily Planet

    Special Super Tuesday Preview with Nathaniel Stinnett, Environmental Voter Project

    Monday, March 2, 2020

    Nathaniel Stinnett is the Founder and Executive Director of the Environmental Voter Project that works to significantly increase voter demand for environmental leadership by identifying inactive environmentalists and then turning them into consistent activists and voters.

  • News The Washington Post

    In state after state, climate change emerges as a key issue for Democratic voters

    Monday, February 24, 2020

    Climate change emerged as a front-burner issue in every state so far in this Democratic presidential primary season, in ways difficult to fathom only a few years ago.

    Democratic hopefuls are talking about the problem more than ever on the campaign trail, bemoaning Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord and bashing his relentless rollback of U.S. environmental regulations.

  • News Inside Climate News

    An Obscure Issue Four Years Ago, Climate Emerged as a Top Concern in New Hampshire

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    Bernie Sanders wasn't the only victor in New Hampshire on Tuesday.

    Amid the over-the-top politicking that has come to define the first-in-the-nation primary, climate change rose from obscurity to a place among the top issues for Democratic voters. That marks a win for activists and several extraordinary campaigns in New Hampshire to elevate the recognition of climate as a crisis requiring political action.

  • News WGBH News

    How Important Is Climate Change In the New Hampshire Primary?

    Thursday, February 6, 2020

    With the New Hampshire primary less than a weak away, several Democratic presidential candidates turned their attention to climate issues at a student forum in Concord, N.H., on Wednesday.

    But with so many topics on the minds of New Hampshire voters, what impact, if any, will climate change have on Tuesday's "first in the nation" primary?