The Latest by Brian Smith

Campaign Manager

An Earthjustice staff member from 1999 until 2015, Brian used outreach and partnership skills to cover many issues, including advocacy campaign efforts to promote a healthy ocean.

January 26, 2012

The End of America’s Coal Era?

Could the end be near for coal?

January 5, 2012

For Insurers, Climate Change is Very Real

Insurance claim data shows climate disasters on the increase

December 20, 2011

2011: A Banner Year for Energy Lobbying

Lobbying was a big expense for Big Energy in 2011

November 22, 2011

Climate Experts: Prepare for “Global Weirding”

With minimal action on climate change, humanity should get ready for “weird” weather.

August 29, 2011

Anti-Environmental Legislators Plan New Attack

Today, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor declared war on environmental regulations.

July 28, 2011

Tracking the Anti-Environmental Congress

Take Action: Let Congress know you are paying attention and oppose these attacks on our forests, wildlife, air and water.

June 23, 2011

Strong Ozone Standard Would Be a Breath of Fresh Air

EPA has said a final decision on the new ozone health standard is expected in July 2011. Unfortunately, politics could crowd out science.

June 21, 2011

Collusion in Kansas Force-Feeds Coal Power

Either the courts or the EPA should put the brakes on the Sunflower project. A coal plant that will affect air quality for decades is too important to be the end result of a polluted process.

June 14, 2011

Climate Change Debate Heats Up Within GOP

Despite the best efforts of the pollution lobby to end this debate within the Republican Party, it looks like climate change will become a major issue heading into the 2012 election season.