Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) funding is specifically allocated for projects that help fight climate change. The USDA’s conservation programs are in high demand because farmers know these programs will help keep their farms running long-term. Congress must preserve IRA conservation funding for programs that reduce emissions and help farmers withstand extreme weather events.
50+ climate and public health organizations signed a letter to the Governor in support of a bill that would slash harmful greenhouse gas emissions and create family-sustaining jobs in the manufacturing sector
Earthjustice analyzed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the Act’s connection between offshore oil and gas leasing and renewable energy leasing. Even under Earthjustice’s strictest reading of the IRA, Interior does not need to include more than a single oil and gas sale to allow for all planned federal offshore wind leasing.
President Biden’s new directive is an exciting opportunity to leverage the federal government’s tremendous purchasing power to help curb dangerous climate change. It is imperative that food procurement be included.
EPA’s announcement responds in part to a rulemaking petition submitted in October 2022 by a nationwide coalition of over 50 citizens’ groups and community advocacy, environmental justice, and environmental advocacy organizations, in partnership with Earthjustice
“He’s a trusted partner to environmental justice communities and social justice groups, a passionate, creative, and skilled advocate, and who we need to meet this moment on climate change and environmental justice”
Communities polluted by industry are seeking justice and relief from ongoing state permitting decisions that allow increased pollution in areas where air quality already fails to meet legal and public health-based standards