U.S. Bureau of Land Management Puts Hold on Alaska Public Lands Give-Away
Alaska Tribes, Community Members and Conservation Groups Share Their Appreciation In the last two weeks of the Trump Administration, the Interior Department rushed to open up tens of millions of acres of public lands to mining and oil and gas… More »
The Congressional Review Act: Exxon’s Saga of Empty Rhetoric Continues
Two weeks ago the senate passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution – by a vote of 52-42 – to undo the Trump Administration’s methane regulation rollbacks. If the resolution is passed in the House of Representatives and is signed… More »
The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Epidemic
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Indigenous Cabinet Secretary, announced the creation of the Missing and Murdered Unit in the Bureau of Indian Affairs to increase resources dedicated to addressing the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls… More »
Sourcing Battery Metals Without New Mining
Today, Earthworks is releasing a new report which demonstrates the potential for recycling to offset demand for newly mined metals in the EV battery supply chain. This reduction in demand is necessary to relieve the mounting pressure on mining-affected communities… More »
Exxon’s Climate Strategy: from Denial to Delay
For decades ExxonMobil has known the realities of their role in creating the climate crisis. Rather than acting on their own science, they spent a fortune trying to deny it. Today investors, foreign importers, and consumers are calling on major oil… More »
US Climate Commitments have been made, what’s next?
Today President Joe Biden laid out his long awaited climate target, known as Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), for the United States reentry into the Paris Agreement. The NDC announced today commits the U.S. to cut overall greenhouse gas emissions over… More »
Earth Day Impact: Support Frontline Communities
As vaccines started to roll out this spring, several of our field advocates have been able to safely travel within their states and use our optical gas imaging cameras to make visible the normally invisible air pollution from oil and… More »
Earth Day Impact: Act on Climate!
Our chance to build a clean, just, and equitable future is now. After years of rollbacks and regressive climate policies on the federal level, it’s time for the US to step up and become a global leader on climate. Today,… More »