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smoke stackTake action to defund pipelines


We can all help protect water, Indigenous rights and our climate by defunding DAPL and four proposed new tar sands pipelines. We can pressure banks to stop financing human rights abuses and environmental destruction. Take action now.

smoke stackVictory! People power defeats fossil fuel interests


Thanks to Green Americans taking action and senators standing up for American people and the land, regulations on wasting gas and methane emissions on public lands is preserved.

glacier falling into waterEconomic justice for trans workers


Trans workers are more likely to be fired, denied a promotion, or not hired at all due to their gender identity or expression. Some forward-thinking programs are leveling the playing field.

Frankenfruit coming to a store near youStop the GE apple


Genetically engineered (GE) apples—the Arctic Apple—are being released in grocery stores without labels, but the company behind them, Intrexon, won’t tell us where.

woman with heirloom tomatoesHelp green businesses win $5000


Vote in this spring's People & Planet Awards for finalists with a commitment to green gardening. 

smoke stackEasy powerful actions you can take on climate change


The People's Climate March was a huge nationwide event. But how can we continue to fight climate change after we march? Watch our recent Town Hall for powerful steps you can take in your home, with your money, and in your community to address climate change.

glacier falling into waterOwn Stocks? You Have Power


You have the power to vote for resolutions that affect people and the planet.


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