HuffPo Live: President Releases Strict Climate Change Proposal

Vien Truong, Green For All National Director, joins HuffPo Live to discuss the historic Clean Power Plan unveiled by the Obama administration to tackle global warming.


Leaders of Color Applaud the Clean Power Plan

Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final Clean Power Plan, which directs states to cut carbon pollution from power plants. The plan includes important provisions that will benefit low-income Americans and communities of color, which are hit hardest by pollution and climate change.

 

 

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Clean Power To The People: Twelve Climate Champions Who Are Leading The Way

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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 energy economy--from breathing healthier air to accessing better jobs.

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Green The Church National Summit in Chicago

Join faith leaders, green innovators, and hundreds of church members for three days of worship, community-building, discussion, and action August 19-21, 2015. 

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Green the Church Summit

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Green The Church Summit - Inspiration and Action!

Green The Church held our first major gathering during the Fall of 2014.

The first ever Green The church Summit was held on November 11th & 12th at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church in Oakland, CA. The Summit gathered some of the nations most prominent clergy leaders like Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Chairman of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network and Rev. Dr. Tyson. Lord Gray, a religious scholar and environmental activist.

The Summit kicked off with a praise and worship service that attuned people’s hearts and minds with vibrant song and urged their spirits to commit to becoming a part of Green The Church. Rev. Richardson culminated the evening by reemphasizing that amidst many things, churches primary roles are to make a difference in their communities, helping out wherever they are needed and by whatever means necessary.

Summit3-300x200.jpgThis call to action then carried us into the morning of Wednesday, November 12th, where we held a Clergy Leaders Breakfast with expert panelists who shared resources and support to help church leaders take action in a real way. The morning session featured solar companies, energy efficiency experts, food justice activists and more.


AFRICAN AMERICAN, HISPANIC LEADERS RESPOND TO LATEST ATTACKS ON CLEAN POWER PLAN

Today, a coalition of groups fired back at a National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) report misrepresenting the impacts of the Clean Power Plan.

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"A New Sound: Green For All"

The dirty-energy economy has brought pollution and poverty to too many. But a clean-energy economy can bring opportunity, health, and wealth to struggling communities. Clean-energy jobs such as weatherizing homes, installing solar panels, and manufacturing wind turbines will put people to work in their own communities.

A new green economy will provide opportunity to people who have been left out of the old economy. That is the promise of Green For All.

Watch the video. Take Action. Share A New Sound with your friends and family.

A new green economy will provide opportunity to people who have been left out of the old economy. That is the promise of Green For All.


Hip-Hop is Going Green...for All

Hip-Hop superstars, including: Wyclef Jean, Common, Drake, Will.i.am, Anthony Mackie, Wiz Khalifa and Dead Prez share a special message about going green.


Green Jobs for Kansas City

Kansas City, like many American towns is burdened by pollution from coal-fired power plants, unemployment, and poverty. Faced with bitterly cold winters and scorching summers, the city's residents struggle to keep up with steep energy bills.


The Cost of Delay

Coal plants are poisoning our kids. We can stop them.

As a parent, you can't breathe for your child. It makes you feel helpless.

Pollution from coal plants causes asthma, heart disease, birth defects and early death. And people of color are hit hardest. One in six African 

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