An environmentalist non-governmental group working to “protect people’s health, communities, and democracy from the growing destructive power of the most powerful economic interests.” Consequently, it strives to “mobilize people [at the local, state, and federal level] to build political power” capable of generating “solutions to the most pressing food, water, and climate problems of our time.”
- Produces reports, fact sheets, case studies, policy briefings, etc.
- Legal cases
- Fracking’s Bridge to Climate Chaos (January 2020, 26p): denounces the Fossil Fuel industry’s misleading claim “that fracked gas is a “bridge fuel” to move us from traditional fossil fuels to renewable energy” by showing that it has “only led to more fossil fuel dependence, locking us in to decades of worsening climate chaos.”
- Building Climate Justice: Investing in Energy Efficiency for a Fair and Just Transition (March 2019, 32p): shows “the staggering energy cost reduction and jobs that energy efficiency could bring to America.”
Leadership: Wenonah Hauter (Founder & Executive Director)
Budget: $17.3m (2018)