Tag: Climate change

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Newsletter article  February 10, 2024
Climate Reality Training in NYC, April 12-14 – Application & Scholarship
You're invited to the Climate Reality Project's next Leadership Corp Training this April in New York City! This spring, join former Vice President Al Gore and an all-star lineup of thought leaders, experts, and organizers in New York City for a Climate Reality Leadership training exploring the climate crisis today and the road to a sustainable tomorrow. More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletter article WVEC November 20, 2023
The Climate Reality Project Expands in West Virginia
The Climate Reality Project, founded by former US Vice President Al Gore, is a global organization dedicated to mobilizing action on climate change. They employ education, advocacy, and actionable solutions to address the urgent climate crisis.  More
Issues: Climate change
Action Alerts WV Citizen Action Group August 30, 2023
WV to NY: March for Climate Justice
Join the WV Citizen Action Group at the March to End Fossil Fuels on September 17th in NYC. More
Issues: Climate changeFossil fuels
Newsletter article  May 12, 2023
WV Students Create Winning Climate Change PSAs
West Virginia students have important climate messages to share with all West Virginians—from using renewable energy to reducing their carbon footprint and addressing flood and food security risks due to climate change.   More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletter article West Virginia Highlands Conservancy May 12, 2023
Making A Difference: Practical Actions for Change
The WV Highlands Conservancy (WVHC) has released its new booklet, "Making A Difference: Practical Actions That Individuals Can Take To Reduce Their Impact On Climate." With the pressing need to address climate change, this 12-page guide aims to empower individuals with knowledge and practical strategies to make a positive impact. Climate change is a global challenge that requires collective action from More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletters WVEC May 12, 2023
GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 10
Happy May! Now that the legislative session is over, we will be releasing a bi-monthly newsletter. Watch your inbox for updates on our upcoming campaigns, action alerts and more. Remember to check out our calendar for a comprehensive list of meetings and events. Stay engaged, and join us in making a difference! More
Issues: Climate changePollutionState parksWater
Newsletter article WV Rivers Coalition March 3, 2023
Upcoming Events from the WV Rivers Coalition
March 23: Conversation on Headwaters March 25:  Inflation Reduction Act Roadshow Webinar recordings: What is Blue Hydrogen?, Four Facts and Three Concerns about YOUR West Virginia Public Lands, Methane, Climate Change and Proposed EPA Regulations More
Issues: Climate changeEPAEventWater
Newsletter article WV Rivers Coalition February 17, 2023
Upcoming Events with the WV Rivers Coalition
February 23: What is Blue Hydrogen?  March 23: Conversation on Headwaters Webinar recordings: Four Facts and Three Concerns about YOUR West Virginia Public Lands.  Webinar Recording: Methane, Climate Change and Proposed EPA Regulations More
Issues: Climate changeEnergyPublic lands
Blog WVEC November 3, 2022
Rally to Protect Upper Cheat River
On November 14th, community members, friends of wildlife, climate activists, outdoor enthusiasts, and more will gather at Elkins US Forest Service Office at 1pm to call for a lasting, durable rule that protects mature and old-growth forests on federal lands as a cornerstone of US climate policy. More
Issues: Climate change
Action Alerts WVEC July 29, 2022
Let Senator Manchin Know You Support The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
This week, Senator Manchin announced his support for the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 which includes investments in climate, infrastructure, jobs and healthcare. We expect a vote next week and Senator Manchin needs to know his constituents support his vote! Call today to let him know what climate investments for West Virginia means to you! More
Issues: Climate changeHealth
Newsletter article  May 2, 2022
West Virginia Students’ Share Climate Messages with West Virginians
West Virginia middle and high school students have important messages to share with West Virginians about climate change—from reducing greenhouse gasses to increasing our use of green energy to talking about climate change with family and friends. More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletter article  May 2, 2022
A WV Climate Time Capsule 
The WV Climate Time Capsule began as a contributing activity by the League of Women Voters of West Virginia (LWVWV) to a climate rally sponsored by the WV Climate Alliance in October of 2021.  The contents contain contributions from multiple organizations, research on alternative energy technologies, articles that document current events that are shaping our climate future, correspondence and more.  More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletter article WV Rivers Coalition May 2, 2022
Take the West Virginia Climate Pledge
WV Rivers launched the West Virginia Climate Pledge to increase awareness of climate change and grow a larger base of support for climate action in our state. Anyone that takes the pledge will receive a free sticker with artwork (attached) designed by Nichole Westfall to commemorate their commitment to climate action in West Virginia and beyond. More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletters WVEC May 2, 2022
GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 10
Happy May! We are excited to be back post session with our May Volume of GREEN. This month we will cover what happened at April Interims, wonderful Earth Day events that took place across the state, and upcoming actions! Please be sure to SAVE THE DATE for West Virginia Environmental Council’s 2022 Environmental Summit Sept 24-25 in Morgantown. More details to come including registration info and the agenda for the event. More
Issues: Climate changeEventLegislation
Newsletter article WVEC March 4, 2022
WV v EPA Climate Rally 
On February 28, the U.S. Supreme Court heard from coal companies and their partisan allies in the case WV v EPA, a lawsuit which aims to gut the Clean Air Act and limit the federal government's ability to address climate change. I traveled to Washington, DC to join climate activists and participate in the Supreme Court Climate Rally Day of Activation Event. 225 advocates gathered to send a message that the EPA’s authority to regulate pollution under the Clean Air Act is a public health necessity and crucial in our fight against climate change. More
Issues: Climate changeEPA
Action Alerts WVEC December 21, 2021
Rally with us: Let Manchin know West Virginia is paying attention!
In case you missed it, Senator Manchin revealed over the weekend that he is currently a NO on the Build Back Better Act. This is devastating news for West Virginians - this bill is a tremendous opportunity for the Mountain State. The sweeping legislation will provide tax credits to address the climate crisis; extend child tax credits; provide for reductions in health care costs for seniors; provide assistance for child care; and many other provisions to help West Virginians throughout the state. More
Issues: Climate changeHealthLegislation
Action Alerts WV Rivers Coalition December 14, 2021
Call Senator Manchin TODAY & Tell Him to Keep Climate Action in BBB!
Join the West Virginia Climate Alliance TODAY for a statewide day of action on meaningful climate policy in the Build Back Better Act. More
Issues: Climate changeLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC November 15, 2021
Urge Senator Manchin to Take the Lead on Climate Action Now!
As the Build Back Better Act is believed to pass the House this week, it’s important that you reach out to Senator Manchin and let him know that we need climate action now. More
Issues: Climate changeLegislation
Newsletter article WVEC October 15, 2021
Climate Rally: October 30
Please save the date for an in-person Climate Rally in Charleston on Saturday, October 30. The rally will be held early afternoon and we will get the exact time to you as soon as possible. Costumes welcome but not required! Join us to urge Senators Manchin and Capito to include crucial climate action legislation in the infrastructure bill currently being debated in the U.S. Senate! More
Issues: Climate changeEvent
Newsletter article West Virginia Highlands Conservancy October 15, 2021
WV Highlands Conservancy Fall Review
The West Virginia Highlands Conservancy is hosting their Fall Review on October 30 from 1-8 p.m. via Zoom. This fun event is full of great presenters and wonderful environmental topics across the board, with Keynote Speaker and author Katie Fallon presenting at 7 p.m. More
Issues: Climate changeEvent
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