In an aerial view from a drone, geothermal plants are seen near the receding shores of the Salton sea on February 13, 2021 near Calipatria, California. As the lake continues to evaporate,, its increasing salinity has made it unsustainable for the fish and great masses of white pelicans and other migratory birds that fed on them. As more lake bottom becomes exposed, fine particles of toxic dust are becoming a health hazard to local communities. Credit: David McNew/Getty Images
  • April 25 2022
  • Press

WBUR: What Voter Suppression in Places like Texas means for the Climate

Voters who care about climate change are also most likely to be hurt by voter suppression laws, writes Nathaniel Stinnett.

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  • April 21 2022
  • Press

theSkimm: What Your Vote in the Midterms Can Mean for Climate Change

4 (Solvable) Reasons We're Losing The Fight Against Climate Change.

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  • April 20 2022
  • Press

WGBH: Boston Public Radio - Nathaniel Stinnett talks about efforts to increase voting numbers among environmentalists

Nathaniel Stinnett talked about efforts to increase voting numbers among environmentalists. Stinnett is founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project.

EVP Executive Director Nathaniel Stinnett with Important Not Important logo
  • April 4 2022
  • Press

Important Not Important Podcast: Peer Pressure Works

Over the past few years, more and more voters have cited “action on climate” as a reason for voting the way they do. But lots of voters who are registered, and even those who do vote in presidential elections – don’t turn out for midterms.

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  • March 28 2022
  • Reports & Studies

EVP's 2021 Impact Report is here!

We're thrilled to share our 2021 Impact Report with you!

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  • February 18 2022
  • Press

NPR: Green Voter Opportunity

The Environmental Voter Project has spent years identifying and mobilizing environment-first voters. Their recent research found nearly 1 million environmentalists who voted in the 2020 presidential election but have never voted in a midterm election. Nathaniel Stinnett, founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project, joins Host Steve Curwood to talk about why these so-called environmental drop-off voters could be decisive in the 2022 midterms if they show up at the polls.
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  • January 28 2022
  • Press

Yahoo News: Climate Change Activists Look to Increase Voter Turnout in 2022 and Beyond

When engineering geologist Betsy Mathieson, 66, thought about her retirement, she imagined putting her scientific expertise to use by volunteering for an environmentalist organization like the Sierra Club. But when the U.S. elected climate change denier Donald Trump president in 2016, she decided to retire early to volunteer on increasing voter turnout.

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  • December 16 2021
  • Blog posts

Why a National Environmental Group Got Involved in a Small Georgia DA's Race

At the end of 2020, the world turned its eyes to Georgia, where two US Senate races were going to runoff elections on January 5th. These races would ultimately decide control of the US Senate, and a stunning $937 million were spent before Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff each claimed victory.

Mollee Sullivan canvassing for the Environmental Voter Project
  • October 21 2021
  • Blog posts

“I'm going to strap this baby to my chest and go save the world”: An EVP Volunteer Profile

How do you build connections with voters in the middle of a pandemic? According to Mollee, you show up at their door.

Mollee Sullivan, a star volunteer for the Environmental Voter Project (EVP), has spent months canvassing around her neighborhood in Virginia getting to know potential voters. She is a veteran climate activist and volunteer, and is so committed to getting out the vote that she fits canvassing into whichever open scheduling spots she can, including to and from the farmers market or while she picks up her daughters.

GOTV in NC, AZ, NM, GA, & VA
  • September 28 2021
  • Blog posts

Sign up Today for GOTV Shifts Oct. 29 - Nov. 2

Join first-time and long-time Environmental Voter Project volunteers to call low propensity environmental voters to encrouage them to vote in Nov. 2nd elections in Virginia, Georgia, Arizona, North Carolina, and New Mexico.

A photo of Pike County, Georgia's District Attorney building.
  • December 16 2021
  • Blog posts

Why a National Environmental Group Got Involved in a Small Georgia DA's Race

At the end of 2020, the world turned its eyes to Georgia, where two US Senate races were going to runoff elections on January 5th. These races would ultimately decide control of the US Senate, and a stunning $937 million were spent before Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff each claimed victory.

Mollee Sullivan canvassing for the Environmental Voter Project
  • October 21 2021
  • Blog posts

“I'm going to strap this baby to my chest and go save the world”: An EVP Volunteer Profile

How do you build connections with voters in the middle of a pandemic? According to Mollee, you show up at their door.

Mollee Sullivan, a star volunteer for the Environmental Voter Project (EVP), has spent months canvassing around her neighborhood in Virginia getting to know potential voters. She is a veteran climate activist and volunteer, and is so committed to getting out the vote that she fits canvassing into whichever open scheduling spots she can, including to and from the farmers market or while she picks up her daughters.

GOTV in NC, AZ, NM, GA, & VA
  • September 28 2021
  • Blog posts

Sign up Today for GOTV Shifts Oct. 29 - Nov. 2

Join first-time and long-time Environmental Voter Project volunteers to call low propensity environmental voters to encrouage them to vote in Nov. 2nd elections in Virginia, Georgia, Arizona, North Carolina, and New Mexico.

  • April 13 2021
  • Blog posts

Environmental Voter Project Statement on the murder of Daunte Wright

The entire Environmental Voter Project family is deeply saddened and outraged by the horrific police killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota.

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  • March 20 2021
  • Blog posts

Two Special Briefings on EVP's 2020 Results and Plans for 2021

We're thrilled to share our 2019 - 2020 Impact Report with you - and we're even more excited to invite you to two special briefings on the Environmental Voter Project's 2020 results & plans for 2021 (plus Q&A).

Volunteer Spotlight
  • March 11 2021
  • Blog posts

"It's important and it's necessary": The Story of an EVP Volunteer

Historic. Challenging. Chaotic. Surreal: Those are just some of the many words that can be used to describe 2020. In a year that required adaptability and patience for almost every aspect of life, one thing that stood out was that over 158,000,000 Americans voted in the 2020 presidential election.

Every Day is Election Day
  • January 2 2021
  • Blog posts

Become a Monthly Supporter

Voting is a habit, not a series of one-off transactions. And at the Environmental Voter Project, we leverage the latest behavioral science to work year-round in local, state, and federal elections to turn non-voting environmentalists into consistent super-voters. To us, every election is an important behavioral intervention opportunity.

Vote in Georgia
  • November 7 2020
  • Blog posts

Let's flood Georgia with environmental voters on Jan. 5th

The cutting-edge Environmental Voter Project (EVP) has identified 382,844 environmentalists in Georgia who are very unlikely to vote in the Jan. 5th U.S. Senate runoff elections.

The Promise of the 19th Amendment
  • August 25 2020
  • Blog posts

The Promise of the 19th Amendment

100 years ago today, the 19th Amendment took effect after being ratified by the state of Tennessee just eight days earlier. This was, and remains to this day, an historically important step forward in fulfilling the potential of American democracy. But we must also recognize that the suffragettes’ work was incomplete and remains unfinished.

"It's about love for the Earth" - An EVP Volunteer Story
  • August 22 2020
  • Blog posts

"It's about love for the Earth" - An EVP Volunteer Story

Have you ever thought about how many texts you send in a day? Even by today’s standards, the idea of sending even 100 texts in a day seems like a lot. Well, when Roberta Rominger hits 100, she has barely even started. Now try 4,400 texts. In six hours.

In an aerial view from a drone, geothermal plants are seen near the receding shores of the Salton sea on February 13, 2021 near Calipatria, California. As the lake continues to evaporate,, its increasing salinity has made it unsustainable for the fish and great masses of white pelicans and other migratory birds that fed on them. As more lake bottom becomes exposed, fine particles of toxic dust are becoming a health hazard to local communities. Credit: David McNew/Getty Images
  • April 25 2022
  • Press

WBUR: What Voter Suppression in Places like Texas means for the Climate

Voters who care about climate change are also most likely to be hurt by voter suppression laws, writes Nathaniel Stinnett.

theSkimm logo
  • April 21 2022
  • Press

theSkimm: What Your Vote in the Midterms Can Mean for Climate Change

4 (Solvable) Reasons We're Losing The Fight Against Climate Change.

Boston Public Radio logo in orange and green
  • April 20 2022
  • Press

WGBH: Boston Public Radio - Nathaniel Stinnett talks about efforts to increase voting numbers among environmentalists

Nathaniel Stinnett talked about efforts to increase voting numbers among environmentalists. Stinnett is founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project.

EVP Executive Director Nathaniel Stinnett with Important Not Important logo
  • April 4 2022
  • Press

Important Not Important Podcast: Peer Pressure Works

Over the past few years, more and more voters have cited “action on climate” as a reason for voting the way they do. But lots of voters who are registered, and even those who do vote in presidential elections – don’t turn out for midterms.

Voter returning a mail ballot
  • February 18 2022
  • Press

NPR: Green Voter Opportunity

The Environmental Voter Project has spent years identifying and mobilizing environment-first voters. Their recent research found nearly 1 million environmentalists who voted in the 2020 presidential election but have never voted in a midterm election. Nathaniel Stinnett, founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project, joins Host Steve Curwood to talk about why these so-called environmental drop-off voters could be decisive in the 2022 midterms if they show up at the polls.
An election worker at a polling location in Hermon, Maine.
  • January 28 2022
  • Press

Yahoo News: Climate Change Activists Look to Increase Voter Turnout in 2022 and Beyond

When engineering geologist Betsy Mathieson, 66, thought about her retirement, she imagined putting her scientific expertise to use by volunteering for an environmentalist organization like the Sierra Club. But when the U.S. elected climate change denier Donald Trump president in 2016, she decided to retire early to volunteer on increasing voter turnout.

People cast votes at the Richland County Voter Registration and Elections Office on the second day of in-person absentee and early voting on Oct. 6, 2020 in Columbia, South Carolina. Credit: Sean Rayford/Getty Images
  • July 4 2021
  • Press

Inside Climate News: Sporadic Environmental Voters Hold the Power to Shift Elections and Turn Red States Blue

A new report from the Environmental Voter Project claims to have identified a hidden voting bloc in nine states: low-propensity environmental voters.

Protesters hold placards during the Keep the Promise rally
  • April 22 2021
  • Press

WBUR Cognoscenti: So You're Serious About Climate Change: Vote In Your Local Elections

After the trauma of the 2020 election cycle, the American people would be forgiven for seeking a brief break from politics. We lived through a bitter presidential campaign, two runoff elections in Georgia to determine control of the U.S. Senate, and an armed insurrection at the Capitol, all amidst a global pandemic. It should come as no surprise that this has left voters, volunteers and donors with a serious case of election fatigue.

LA County Election workers process mail-in ballots - Robyn Beck via Getty Images
  • March 18 2021
  • Press

HuffPost: The ‘Army Of Environmental Super Voters’ Is Growing, And Marching On City Hall

Nathaniel Stinnett launched the Environmental Voter Project in 2015 to resolve a simple but enormously important contradiction. Polls found a vast majority of Americans understood climate change and wanted the government to act. And while millions of those people were registered to vote, many never cast ballots.

Absentee voter vote by mail ballot
  • March 18 2021
  • Press

Our Daily Planet: Environmental Voter Project extends to 5 new states to mobiliize millions

The Environmental Voter Project (EVP) has announced that it will be expanding its voter outreach programs into five new states: Alaska, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and New York. With this addition, the EVP will now operate in 17 states to identify inactive environmentalists and equip them with the tools to become lifelong voters.

2021 Impact Report Cover
  • March 28 2022
  • Reports & Studies

EVP's 2021 Impact Report is here!

We're thrilled to share our 2021 Impact Report with you!

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  • March 19 2021
  • Reports & Studies

EVP's 2020 Impact Report is here!

We're thrilled to share our 2019 - 2020 Impact Report with you!

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