“Biden’s climate legacy hangs in the balance — we need bold leadership, not tinkering around the edges. Declaring a climate emergency would make it clear that Biden views the climate crisis as an existential threat and unlock key powers to tackle climate change head-on and hasten a just transition to clean, renewable energy,” said Rees.
Response: New Biden Offshore Leasing Plan Is a Deadly Betrayal of Communities and Climate
“We can’t transition away from fossil fuels by locking in five more years of deadly extraction, and Biden can’t claim to care about environmental justice while forcing oil and gas drilling on already burdened communities,” said Collin Rees.
Response to U.S. Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. EPA
“This Supreme Court decision was illegitimate and wrong, but does almost nothing to constrain President Biden’s toolbox to address the climate crisis,” said Collin Rees.
Over 500 Groups Urge Biden to End Fossil Fuel Era in Response to Russia-Ukraine War
“President Biden and world leaders must do everything in their power to end the fossil fuel era and move the United States and the world to 100% renewable energy as quickly as possible,” said Collin Rees.
Groups Call Out U.S.-EU ‘Joint Task Force for Energy Security’ for Lack of Transparency and Climate Criteria
Climate and environmental justice groups are raising concerns about a lack of transparency around the US-EU Joint Task Force for Energy Security that the Biden Administration announced on March 25.
New energy security task force must not expand fossil gas production or invest in long-lived infrastructure
Today, U.S. President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a new task force to reduce Europe’s dependence on Russian fossil fuels. The announcement reveals that the EU and United States plan to expand LNG infrastructure in Europe. Recent research shows such new LNG import infrastructure is not needed.
Over 200 Groups Call on Biden to Invoke Defense Protection Act for Renewables + Resist Short-Sighted Domestic Fossil Fuel Policies
Over 200 progressive groups sent a letter to the White House urging President Biden to resist Big Oil and invoke the Defense Production Act in order to ramp up the deployment of renewable energy to transition the world off the fossil fuels that are leading to global instability.
New Ad Urges Biden To Reject Fossil Fuel Projects Following Methane Announcement at COP26
U.S. environmental and climate justice groups launched a new print ad in The Herald, Scotland’s largest daily newspaper, calling on President Biden and U.S. delegates to reject 23 liquefied natural gas terminals and pipelines sitting on their desks for approval.
U.S. Grassroots Leaders Greet Biden at COP26 with Push to End Fossil Fuels
The Build Back Fossil Free campaign rallied ahead of U.S. President Joe Biden’s remarks at the United Nations climate summit today in Glasgow, urging Biden to take executive action to stop fossil fuel projects.
Response to U.S. President Joe Biden’s Speech at COP26 Climate Talks
“President Biden’s claim that the U.S. is ‘leading by example’ is a slap in the face to communities suffering daily from the impacts of the climate crisis and fossil fuel extraction,” said Rees.