It has been a tough few weeks, we know. Since the Supreme Court dramatically curtailed the EPA's ability to regulate power sector emissions last week, we have been reflecting on the need for climate action — today, at scale, in every community.
We are behind. We need to reduce emissions fast, every day, across all sectors. We don't have time for the Federal government to be held back and blocked from ambitious action.
But at the same time, we have reflected deeply on our theory of change: that state and local leaders can and do have an outsized impact on emissions reductions and they are ready to lead today.
We just announced new Climate Slate candidates. From Deb Butler, who has been one of North Carolina's fiercest defenders of the democratic process to Eva Burch in Arizona who, as a nurse, is ready to "treat the climate crisis like one of her patients," these candidates are the leaders we need across American government today.
Keep reading to learn more about these additions to the slate, the power of state officials, new policy resources for community-owned utility directors and more. Together, we can help local leaders like Deb and Eva run, win, and legislate on the climate crisis.
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