Green America: Growing the Green Economy for People and the Planet

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Divest from Fossil Fuels

You're probably investing in fossil fuels and you don't even know it. We can make a US clean-energy economy a reality by refusing to invest in companies that are destroying our planet. Instead, we can shift our investment dollars into clean energy »

How Your Food Is Affecting the Climate

Green American magazine, fall issueConventional beef impacts our health, ruins our environment, and exacerbates the climate crisis more than any other type of meat. Why the more than 96 percent of Americans who aren’t vegetarian need to eat less feedlot beef—and how to get them there »

Congratulations to Winners of People & Planet Award

winners (children and woman) of People and Planet AwardThe People & Planet Award recognizes businesses for their dedication to a green economy: a bottom line that includes protecting workers, communities, and the environment. Congratulations to Green Beginning Preschool, Peapods, and Glee Gum »

Apple Releases iPhone 6, With Labor Abuses

Bad Apple campaign logoOur recent undercover investigation with China Labor Watch revealed numerous labor violations in a factory manufacturing parts for Apple. Read our report and tell Apple to protect workers and stop these abuses »

Ask Your Representative to Support the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014

Clean Energy Victory Bonds These bonds would fund essential tax credits to renewable sources like wind, solar, and geothermal, as well as companies specializing in energy-efficiency, reducing the amount of CO2 poured into the atmosphere, and creating one million good US jobs that cannot be outsourced. Take action now »