Take Action: Stand Up for Women Around the World
In the developing world, over 222 million women would like to plan their family size but aren't currently using a modern contraceptive method. The lack of access, education, or power to make these decisions hurts women and their communities. With a substantial investment in international family planning from the United States, our country would make major strides in our collective future and for the environment.
Tell Congress to increase universal access to voluntary family planning and reproductive health services!
Take Action: Reject Keystone XL
The State Department just released its final environmental impact report on Keystone XL -- and despite the spin from the oil industry, it shows our voices have made a difference. Now, with your help, it's time to defeat Keystone XL once and for all. President Obama vowed to reject the pipeline if the project would "significantly exacerbate the problem of carbon pollution." The facts are clear: Keystone XL fails President Obama's climate test. But Big Oil won't give up, so we can't stop until we finish this.
Help flood the White House with emails telling President Obama to keep his pledge and reject Keystone XL.
Grassroots Activism: Oklahoma Activists Deliver 1,300 Clean Energy Petitions
More than 15 Oklahomans helped delivered 1,300 petitions to Oklahoma Gas & Electric on Valentine's Day -- all asking OG&E to break up with coal and invest in clean energy.
The event nabbed some great media of the activists, who came from across the state to tell OG&E that it's time to move beyond coal.
Grassroots Activism: Ohio Sierra Club Uncovers Ohio Fracking Conspiracy
The politics are getting sneaky in Ohio, where the Ohio Sierra Club discovered emails showing that Ohio Governor John Kasich's administration worked with the oil and gas industry to promote fracking in state parks.
"This is not only a sad day for our parks and forests, it's also a sad day for our democracy," said Brian Kunkemoeller of the Ohio Sierra Club in the Columbus Dispatch.
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