The US’s 5th Climate Assessment Report

Read the U.S.'s 5th Climate Assessment to See How Bad It Really Is! The Fifth National Climate Assessment is the US Government’s preeminent report on climate change impacts, risks, and responses. It is a congressionally mandated interagency effort that provides the scientific foundation to support informed decision-making across the United [...]

The US’s 5th Climate Assessment Report2023-11-15T22:35:49-08:00

Natural gas’ leaks may make it worse for the climate than coal

Natural gas industry leaks makes gas worse than coal Back in July, 2018, Anthony J. Marchese and Dan Zimmerle published an article on CNBC regarding studies attempting to measure the level of leakage of methane gas throughout the industry. They found that, while natural gas was rapidly displacing coal in part [...]

Natural gas’ leaks may make it worse for the climate than coal2023-11-15T21:35:36-08:00

Palisades’ New Owner Seeks to Restart the Plant

Holtec, Palisades' New Owner, Seeks Okay to Restart Palisades News update of Oct. 7, 2023 From: Michael Schneider Originally Holtec had acquired the Palisades Power Plant for what many assumed was for the purpose of decommissioning it, as decommissioning retired nuclear power plants has been a major [...]

Palisades’ New Owner Seeks to Restart the Plant2023-10-07T14:58:08-07:00

See Nuclear Now

WATCH THIS FILM AND LEARN WHY WE NEED NUCLEAR ENERGY Please use the below links to find theaters & related events Nuclear Now will be 350 Theater across the U.S. on May 1st About the Film: https://www.nuclearnowfilm.com/ Find theaters & Buy Tickets: https://www.nuclearnowfilm.com/watch NY Times Film Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/27/movies/nuclear-now-review.html Nuclear Now [...]

See Nuclear Now2023-05-01T12:09:37-07:00

Sign the Petition

  SIGN OUR PETITION : Improve the Energiewende! Let clean nuclear, hydro, wind and solar work in unity towards 100% clean! We are sick and tired of the self-defeating bickering within the Climate Movement! By opposing other types of clean energy, we are shooting ourselves in the foot and allowing fossil [...]

Sign the Petition2023-02-06T09:27:15-08:00

Urge Nesbitt to Offer Palisades Carbon Credit Resolution

Sign our letter to Senator Aric Nesbitt to Author Resolution Recognizing Palisades' Carbon Credit-Worthiness The Climate Coalition has drafted a letter to Michigan State Senator Aric Nesbitt urging him to submit a resolution to the Michigan Legislature declaring Palisades to be a legitimate issuer of nuclear carbon offsets.  The letter [...]

Urge Nesbitt to Offer Palisades Carbon Credit Resolution2022-06-02T17:49:22-07:00

Save Diablo Canyon

Join the Campaign to Save Diablo Canyon It is vital that everyone understand why Diablo Canyon is critical to the success of California's energy decarbonization—both in a timely and a cost-effective manner.  The following are the steps you can take to learn more and support our clean energy. Step 1:  [...]

Save Diablo Canyon2022-04-30T15:43:04-07:00

Recognition of Official Efforts to Save Palisades

Recognition of Governor Whitmer's and Secretary Granholm's Efforts to Save Palisades The Climate Coalition and hundreds of co-signers sent a letter on Valentine's Day to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the entire slate of elected Michigan officials urging them to protect Palisades. Since then, our letter has continued to garner [...]

Recognition of Official Efforts to Save Palisades2022-04-29T10:45:40-07:00

What’s Greenwashing?

About Greenwashing Consumer, investors, voters, marketers and even corporations are increasingly aware of the harmful environmental impacts of much of what we consume and are striving to make increasingly sustainable choices and options. Unfortunately, demand for better choices has put pressure on those selling products, services and investments to attract the [...]

What’s Greenwashing?2022-03-17T23:01:01-07:00

Save Diablo Canyon Petition

Please sign our petition for California to save its largest source of clean

Save Diablo Canyon Petition2021-12-08T19:10:20-08:00

Protect Nuclear Now

We demand an emergency moratorium on needless nuclear plant closures! Introduction We are a coalition of community activists, engineers, environmentalists, business professionals, and academics who share a desire for rapid deep decarbonization of the U.S. economy. In order to meet our collective [...]

Protect Nuclear Now2021-02-26T10:14:25-08:00

Emergency Moratorium Campaign

Submit your request to join below. (Click to download) Thanks for your interest in helping to plan this campaign to convince the Biden Administration of the need to issue a nation-wide emergency moratorium on the closures of existing nuclear power [...]

Emergency Moratorium Campaign2021-02-23T09:24:16-08:00

Part 2: Following CGNP’s Grid Reliability Action at the FERC

Thank you. We came out in force to demand grid reliability! Thanks to all who answered the call to Support Grid Reliability.  We are very pleased to have had a really strong show of support for the action filed by Californians for [...]

Part 2: Following CGNP’s Grid Reliability Action at the FERC2021-02-23T00:15:32-08:00

Saving Indian Point

The Save Indian Point Campaign continues Curtailment and closure of Indian Point Reactor 2 was initiated on April 30th despite the hazards of this work being done during the pandemic. Governor Cuomo and his office ignored petition with over 8,000 signatures as well as our letter [...]

Saving Indian Point2021-04-09T00:17:45-07:00

Indian Point supports grid reliability and protects public health

Indian Point  supports southeast New York state electric grid AND natural gas reliability—and protects public health By Gene A. Nelson, Ph.D. May 17, 2020 1. Introduction As air-pollution-free Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC) is shut down (a consequence of a voluntary mandate of the State of New York) without obtaining emission-free [...]

Indian Point supports grid reliability and protects public health2021-08-19T23:32:23-07:00

Livestreaming for Indian Point

The Climate Coalition Livestream for Indian Point The Livestream Rally for Indian Point was held on Thursday, April 30th, the day slated for curtailment of Indian Point's Reactor 2.  Organized by Generation Atomic, Nuclear New York, Stop Cricket Valley, Protect Orange County, Footprint to Wings and other members of the Climate [...]

Livestreaming for Indian Point2020-05-10T12:58:38-07:00

So Gas it is . . .

So Gas it is! by Isuru Seneviratne, Nuclear New York April 27, 2020 ______________________ New York’s electricity is a tale of two grids: the low-carbon upstate grid (81% powered by hydro and nuclear), and the high-carbon downstate one (70% powered by methane gas). Indian Point is responsible for 80% of downstate clean [...]

So Gas it is . . .2020-05-10T10:22:51-07:00

Planet of the Humans: Humanity’s Epitaph or an Incomplete Tale?

“Planet of the Humans:” Humanity’s Epitaph, or an Incomplete Tale? The recent documentary release by Michael Moore, Planet of the Humans, comes down hard on renewable energy, much to the dismay of that industry and of many environmentalists and “green” energy supporters. The film portrays renewables as failing miserably [...]

Planet of the Humans: Humanity’s Epitaph or an Incomplete Tale?2020-04-27T12:39:20-07:00

Closing Indian Point is Bad for New York

Learn the Facts The agreement to close Indian Point, announced in January 2017, capped decades of controversy over its safety and was seen as a victory for environmental groups and Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, who had long opposed the downstate plant, despite supporting New York's upstate plants. [...]

Closing Indian Point is Bad for New York2020-04-18T17:57:54-07:00

Dear Governor Cuomo

Dear Governor Cuomo, We thank you for your leadership at this very difficult time. With New York’s number of coronavirus infections now exceeding 250,000, with 57,000 New Yorkers in the hospital and almost 15,000 deaths, we are facing the worst disaster in the state’s recent history and [...]

Dear Governor Cuomo2023-10-14T20:16:50-07:00

A Pandemic is the wrong time to shut down Indian Point

A Pandemic is the wrong time to shut down Indian Point This brilliant and eye-opening Opinion piece was recently published in the New York Post by Robert Bryce, A Pandemic is the wrong time to shut down NYC’s top source of electricity. Bryce makes an excellent argument for why Governor Cuomo should [...]

A Pandemic is the wrong time to shut down Indian Point2020-04-11T03:19:25-07:00

U.N. Climate Talks End With Few Commitments and a ‘Lost’ Opportunity

U.N. Climate Talks End With Few Commitments and a 'Lost' Opportunity Following the Madrid climate talks, Somini Sengupta reports on the incredibly disappointing outcome in The New York Times in an article called “U.N. Talks End With Few Commitments and a 'Lost' Opportunity." Climate talks in Madrid ended on December 14th [...]

U.N. Climate Talks End With Few Commitments and a ‘Lost’ Opportunity2020-01-02T15:14:35-08:00

Achieving Peak Pasture

Achieving Peak Pasture The Breakthrough Institute summarizes their report on the environmental impacts of pasture land in, “Achieving Peak Pasture. " Pasture is the largest human use of land in the world, accounting for more than twice the land used to harvest crops globally. Over the last 320 years, a space the size of North America [...]

Achieving Peak Pasture2020-01-02T15:33:14-08:00

World’s Emissions Gap Is Growing, with No Sign of Peaking Soon, UN Warns

World’s Emissions Gap Is Growing, with No Sign of Peaking Soon, UN Warns Leslie Hook published an article in Inside Climate News called “World's Emissions Gap is Growing, with No Sign of Peaking Soon, UN Warns," in which she highlights the jaw-dropping gap between the future emissions reduction necessary to meet the [...]

World’s Emissions Gap Is Growing, with No Sign of Peaking Soon, UN Warns2020-01-02T15:40:08-08:00

Carbon dioxide capture and use could become big business

Carbon dioxide capture and use could become big business The University of California, Los Angeles reports on the findings of their study with the University of Oxford and five other institutions in "Carbon dioxide capture and use could become big business." In an effort to drastically reduce carbon emissions, this coalition of [...]

Carbon dioxide capture and use could become big business2020-01-02T15:45:32-08:00

Bipartisan Senate climate caucus grows by six members

Bipartisan Senate climate caucus grows by six members Rebecca Beitsch reports on the news that six new members will be joining the Climate Solutions Caucus in her article, "Bipartisan Senate climate caucus grows by six members". Three republican representatives, an independent, and two democrats have joined the bipartisan caucus which was created [...]

Bipartisan Senate climate caucus grows by six members2020-01-02T15:54:41-08:00

Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change

Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change Naomi Oreskes, Michael Oppenheimer, and Dale Jamieson published an article in Scientific American called “Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change,” which relate the ideas in their book Discerning Experts with the news that the Hadley Centre has led a recent effort in collecting more accurate [...]

Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change2020-01-04T12:50:32-08:00

Sign our Petition

We Demand a Green New Deal Focused on 100% Clean Energy We have launched a MoveOn petition demanding that the Green New Deal being discussed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez focuses on achieving 100% non-emitting clean energy. There are problems with demanding 100% renewables, because this ignores some of our best and [...]

Sign our Petition2019-09-17T10:18:24-07:00

Who can resist the Impossible Burger? Ans: Environmentalists

A truly yummy climate solution In Robert Stone's iconic film, Pandora's Promise, Stewart Brand posed the key questions that we are still endeavoring to address every day:  "Can you be an environmentalist and be pronuclear?  In light of climate change, can you be an environmentalist and not be pronuclear?"  It is our [...]

Who can resist the Impossible Burger? Ans: Environmentalists2019-05-08T11:36:50-07:00
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