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  • DC Council Passes Clean Cars Act | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    Columbia residents said Mike Tidwell director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network DC today took an important step towards implementing significant solutions to our global warming crisis The bill addresses automobile pollution that greatly contributes to global warming and human health problems such as asthma while also strengthening the current standards for automobile emissions that form smog and carcinogens like benzene It also adds carbon dioxide the leading cause of global warming to the list of regulated automobile pollutants and requires that a small percentage of new cars sold each year are advanced technology vehicles such as hybrids I am proud to see our nation s capitol taking the lead on global warming solutions said Holly Gorman DC Campaign Coordinator with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network I applaud the DC council members who voted to enact Clean Cars legislation They took an important step towards tackling the serious issue of automobile pollution and global warming The District joins 18 other states including Maryland in adopting California s stricter tailpipe emissions standards The bill does not call for radical vehicle changes It is designed instead to tap existing technologies to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide methane and nitrous oxide the three

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/press-releases/dc-council-passes-clean-cars-act/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Mike Tidwell, Director | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    or our allies in the Power DC coalition over the past year and a Continued Letter from the Director A different kind of Never saw that before February 3 2016 By Mike Tidwell Director Share Dear CCANers When it comes to the weather how many times do you hear this phrase Wow I never saw that before Sixty five degrees and people in flip flops on Continued THE video to watch McAuliffe Dominion and 90 seconds of truth February 2 2016 By Mike Tidwell Director Share Time is running out to influence the most important decision that Governor Terry McAuliffe and he alone will make on climate change Which is why right now I want to ask you Continued Match alert Give now and double your impact December 30 2015 By Mike Tidwell Director Share 2015 is certain to be the hottest year on record It s also the year that I ve felt more hope for the global climate movement than I have in a very Continued What happened in Paris Here s what December 15 2015 By Mike Tidwell Director Share My friend Bill McKibben has warned for years that absent dramatic action on global warming we will literally have to lower the flags of several nations at the U N building Continued Letter from the Director Thank you Ted October 28 2015 By Mike Tidwell Director Share Dear CCANers Chances are if you know CCAN you know our National Campaign Coordinator Ted Glick If you re a long time CCAN activist if you ve joined one of our annual polar Continued Letter from the Director The Pope leads on climate justice June 25 2015 By Mike Tidwell Director Share Dear CCANers All is not lost Human beings while capable of the worst are also capable of rising

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/author/mike-tidwell/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Anne Havemann, General Counsel | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    morning Mountain Valley applied for federal approval to build a 3 2 billion 301 mile fracked gas pipeline from northwestern West Virginia Continued From CCAN s General Counsel Update on Cove Point Legal Fight August 6 2015 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share While groups on the ground in Calvert County continue to stand up to Dominion s massive liquefied natural gas LNG export terminal along the Chesapeake Bay the fight is simultaneously moving Continued Your climate art judged by Philippe Cousteau and Van Jones July 21 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share CCAN has partnered with groups like Energy Action 350 org the Hip Hop Caucus and many more in the first online art contest exploring climate change in its many forms Continued What Better Place than Here What Better Time than Now July 20 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share Why would a guy from Maine with a degree in sociology pack up his car and move 739 miles to Fredericksburg Virginia Social justice LTE One step forward two steps back for Bay project July 8 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share The following letter to the editor written by CCAN fellow Justin Klecha was printed in the Culpeper Star Exponent on June 30th Read more about CCAN s summer fellows in our June July Continued Judge Refuses to Jail Climate Activist July 6 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share In a victory for both the climate and basic decency a federal judge today refused to put a global warming organizer in jail for simply hanging activist banners in a Continued Good News for Deepwater Oil Junkies July 2 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share We ve all heard that we re addicted to oil But in the wake of the BP spill

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/author/anne/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Kristen Friedel, Special Projects Coordinator | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    small fundraising department Or are you currently an organizer or advocate in the social justice Continued Healthy Communities Campaign Coordinator Baltimore March 23 2016 By Kristen Friedel Special Projects Coordinator Share The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is hiring a Healthy Communities Campaign Coordinator to fight ongoing fossil fuel pollution in Baltimore City and promote access to clean energy especially for low income Continued Virginia Climate Organizing Internship Summer 2016 March 4 2016 By Kristen Friedel Special Projects Coordinator Share Spend Your Summer Fighting Climate Change Do you want to spend your summer fighting climate change If so the Chesapeake Climate Action Network CCAN has the perfect internship for you Continued Maryland Climate Organizing Internship Summer 2016 March 4 2016 By Kristen Friedel Special Projects Coordinator Share Spend Your Summer Fighting Climate Change Do you want to spend your summer fighting climate change If so the Chesapeake Climate Action Network CCAN has the perfect internship for you Continued The Pope is here and he s calling for action September 23 2015 By Kristen Friedel Special Projects Coordinator Share This is the week many of us have been waiting for Pope Francis landed in DC last night with a warm welcome from

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/author/kfriedel/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Drew Gallagher, Virginia Field Organizer | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    unanimously to divest 98 of its endowment from the Carbon 200 of fossil fuel companies The vote comes Continued Coal Ash Stories Across Virginia March 30 2016 By Drew Gallagher Virginia Field Organizer Share The past few months has seen fierce resistance across the state of Virginia to Dominion s plans to dump toxic coal ash wastewater into our rivers and then to leave the Continued It s true Dominion dumped toxic coal ash waste into our rivers February 22 2016 By Drew Gallagher Virginia Field Organizer Share It s bad enough that Dominion wants to crisscross Virginia with a massive new gas pipeline and undermine federal clean power rules But flagrantly contaminate our rivers with millions of gallons of Continued Momentum building against Virginia pipelines February 4 2016 By Drew Gallagher Virginia Field Organizer Share A year and a half ago when Governor McAuliffe and Dominion CEO Tom Farrell unveiled their plans for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline I was scared Shortly thereafter three more proposals Continued Residents of Buckingham Say NO to Proposed Compressor Station July 27 2015 By Drew Gallagher Virginia Field Organizer Share This is a guest post from Virginia Atlantic Coast Pipeline Fellow Nqobile Mthethwa you can reach her at NqobileM chesapeakeclimate org Over 50 people gathered at the Frances Redwood Center on July 22nd Continued A busy spring for Virginia students April 27 2015 By Drew Gallagher Virginia Field Organizer Share As the semester winds down and finals week ominously approaches you might see a slight lull in Virginia student activism Trust me it won t last long But while students are Continued Divest University of Mary Washington Sit In Reaches Day 14 April 8 2015 By Drew Gallagher Virginia Field Organizer Share Hour 320 That is how long students at the University of Mary

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/author/dgallagher/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Brooke Harper, Maryland Outreach Coordinator | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    By Brooke Harper Maryland Outreach Coordinator Share This is our moment This year climate activists across Maryland have the opportunity to pass bold climate legislation that will pave the way for a clean energy future This year we Continued Activists Across Maryland Advocating for Clean Energy October 27 2015 By Brooke Harper Maryland Outreach Coordinator Share This fall CCAN activists and allies advocated for climate change in their communities and in congregations across the state From over 85 congregations raising up climate justice from the pulpit Continued Activist Speak Out On Maryland s Climate Action Plan August 21 2015 By Brooke Harper Maryland Outreach Coordinator Share In the past eight weeks over 200 Marylanders attended and testified before the Maryland Climate Commission The Maryland Climate Commission held listening sessions across the state to report on the Continued Packed Room at Baltimore Kickoff for Statewide Climate Hearings July 17 2015 By Brooke Harper Maryland Outreach Coordinator Share Cheryl Arney held up a picture of her granddaughter in a crowded room in the Patterson Park Library in Baltimore City As she held up the photo of a young Continued Help Keep Maryland on Track to Tackle Climate Change June 25 2015 By

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/author/bharper/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Jon Kenney, Maryland Community Organizer | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    is a blog post about what Continued Meet A CCANer Baltimore Community Leader Keisha Allen February 3 2016 By Jon Kenney Maryland Community Organizer Share As president of the Westport Neighborhood Association Keisha Allen is a leader in fighting for environmental justice in her community Westport is located on the southern end of Baltimore Continued CCAN Statement Vote to Lift the Oil Export Ban Puts Baltimore at Greater Risk December 18 2015 By Jon Kenney Maryland Community Organizer Share For Immediate Release December 18 2015 Contact Jon Kenney 240 396 1985 jon chesapeakeclimate org Kelly Trout 240 396 2022 kelly chesapeakeclimate org CCAN Statement Vote to Lift the Oil Export Ban Puts Baltimore at Greater Risk In Continued Court win increases oil train transparency but it s not enough October 28 2015 By Jon Kenney Maryland Community Organizer Share At the end of the summer Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Lawrence Fletcher Hill ruled in favor of safe cities and healthy communities stating that rail companies must disclose the routes of dangerous oil Continued Does your vision of Calvert County include Dominion May 13 2015 By Jon Kenney Maryland Community Organizer Share Virginia based Dominion Resources has never been the first thing that s come to mind when I think about Calvert County I think about trail running in the American Chestnut Land Trust or Continued After Four Derailments in Four Weeks Maryland Legislators Take on Crude Oil Risks March 13 2015 By Jon Kenney Maryland Community Organizer Share In the past four weeks there have been four train derailments four explosions and four terrifying examples of communities and lives at risk from crude oil trains As a consequence Continued The fight for Fair Development in South Baltimore February 2 2015 By Jon Kenney Maryland Community Organizer Share By Jennifer Kunze

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/author/jon-kenney/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Rachel Mandelbaum, Online Organizer | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    age 23 Where you live Upper Continued Thank you Prince George s County for banning fracking The movement against fracking in Maryland is growing April 12 2016 By Rachel Mandelbaum Online Organizer Share This is a guest blog post from Darien Pusey Maryland fracking fellow You can reach him at DarienP chesapeakeclimate org WE WON Today I had the pleasure of watching the Prince George s County Continued Legal Internship March 9 2016 By Rachel Mandelbaum Online Organizer Share ABOUT US The Chesapeake Climate Action Network CCAN is the first grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland Virginia and Washington D C Our mission is to Continued New Faces at CCAN February 4 2016 By Rachel Mandelbaum Online Organizer Share We re fighting important fights across the region this spring from creating the largest clean energy jobs plan in Maryland to capping carbon in Virginia to putting a price on Continued Important Final Plunge logistics for Saturday January 29 2016 By Rachel Mandelbaum Online Organizer Share We re so excited that after the historic blizzard Jonas you re ready to make our 11th annual Polar Bear Plunge historic as well Are you ready to run into the Potomac Continued New date Polar Bear Plunge moved to January 30th January 21 2016 By Rachel Mandelbaum Online Organizer Share It s official In the face of possible blizzard conditions we have decided to postpone the Polar Bear Plunge to next Saturday January 30th at National Harbor That means we Continued Top MD lawmakers echo Obama s clean energy call with major jobs bill in Annapolis January 13 2016 By Rachel Mandelbaum Online Organizer Share Contact Tiffany Hartung Maryland Climate Coalition o 443 759 3402 c 248 933 2451 hartungt nwf org Kelly Trout Chesapeake Climate Action Network o

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/author/rmandelbaum/ (2016-05-02)
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