Glenn Youngkin formally announced that he will ignore the impact climate change is having on the Commonwealth, and instead will use executive action to end Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
August PV Spotlight on Appalachian Voices
Another report just came out sounding the ? on climate change––another “code RED for humanity.” The United Nations said on Monday that climate change is caused by humans, and that catastrophic weather events will only worsen in the years to come. Recycling isn’t enough y’all, we need immediate action from our leaders to tackle this […]
Leaving the Dirty Energy Economy Behind While Pushing Communities and Workers Ahead
After years of hard work by community members and environmental justice advocates, Just Transition will become law in Virginia on July 1. What’s that? So glad you asked. Starting July 1st, utility monopolies like Dominion Energy will be required to notify communities of an upcoming power plant closure, giving them the opportunity to plan to […]
It’s Getting Hot in Here––Hopefully RGGI Will Help Us Cool Down
I’m a gardener and I love harvesting my veggies to make fresh, wholesome meals. I can now expect to do this well into winter these days, but it’s all for a very ominous reason––climate change. It kind of freaks me out that it doesn’t get cold enough anymore to kill my greens and I can […]