The clean energy economy is booming. And policies like President Obama’s Clean Power Plan are opening the door to better health, wealth, and opportunity all across America. These twelve champions are instrumental to the climate change fight. These leaders are making sure communities of color benefit from the clean...

Written by Jeremy Hays, Chief Strategist for State and Local Initiatives of Green For All In 1995, a severe heat wave struck Chicago, killing more than 700 people. The disaster hit some neighborhoods much harder than others. For the most part, its devastation closely traced the city’s economic and ethnic...

Written by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green For All For me, clean air isn’t an abstract concept. I grew up in a polluted town and struggled with childhood asthma. I know what it means to be forced to breathe dirty air. That’s why it’s so important to me that the...

Written by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green For All HBCU students gathered at Powershift 2013 to talk solutions to climate change. It’s been said that the movement of this generation is the fight against climate change. And there is no better evidence of that than Powershift—an energetic gathering of more than...

Written by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green For All Last year, after having a baby, I moved back to the town where I grew up—a poor, polluted part of the Bay Area. One of the most striking things about coming home has been the experience of living in a place...


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