Earth Day encourages all citizens to help protect our environment and contribute to a healthy, sustainable world.
"It's all well and good that the wealthy are having their lawns painted green, but that's not a solution."
Grijalva, who chairs the congressional committee and is a member of the Progressive Caucus, said, "40 years of environmental policy issues are under attack."
This is the science of climate change. It is no longer up for debate.
Ward Valley, Calif., was decided upon in 1988 as the preferred location for a nuclear waste dump to be operated by U.S. Ecology.
Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.
"We find that a solid majority of Catholics think global warming is happening (70 percent)."
Labor, climate, and community activists met to turn the passion of the People's Climate March into a movement.
"The bottom line is: common-sense, sensible climate change policy is economic growth policy for the state of California."
These negotiations take place against the backdrop of increasingly dire predictions about the results of climate change. 2014 was the hottest year on record.