November 18, 2015

By Jeremy Deaton ThinkProgress November 17, 2015 From her office in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, nationally recognized environmental attorney Elizabeth Yeampierre looks out on a neighborhood cast from the melting pot of American life and built by Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican, Chinese and Indian immigrants. It’s an inspiring vision, but Yeampierre, …

July 8, 2015

E&E Publishing July 7, 2015 by Evan Lehmann A panel of conservative policy analysts discussing the GOP’s latent role in environmentalism agreed yesterday that the Republican Party is damaging itself by surrendering the issue of climate change to the Democratic Party. They also appeared united on the idea that man-made global warming …

July 8, 2015

PR Watch July 7, 2015 By Jessica Mason In a year with unprecedented rightwing dominance in state legislative chambers, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has continued to wreak havoc in states across the country–despite an ongoing exodus of high-profile corporate members, including BP, Google, and several high-tech firms. ALEC’s …

June 30, 2015

City Energy, Kansas City, MO June 4, 2015 The Energy Empowerment Ordinance was approved today by the Kansas City City Council in a 12-1 vote. The Ordinance requires large commercial and multi-family residential buildings to benchmark and report their energy and water usage. The Ordinance does not mandate any energy …