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Iowa Farmers Need A Green New Deal

My name is Nick Schutt. I’m a third-generation farmer from Hardin County, Iowa, and here’s why I support the Green New Deal. Factory farms and corporate agribusiness are bad for our planet, bad for our climate, bad for farmers, bad for rural communities, bad for all...

It’s Green and It’s a New Deal

I’m from Lone Tree, Iowa - a town of about 1,300 in the eastern part of our state. Our Senator, Joni Ernst, has attacked the Green New Deal multiple times. She says it’s “radical,” “It will destroy jobs,” “It will hinder our strong ag industry,” and “It’s a far-left...

To Clean Up the Planet, Clean Up Washington

For decades, majorities of Americans have favored swift, meaningful action on climate change. They understand that we must transition away from dirty fuels and toward clean, renewable energy. Yet despite this overwhelming support, Congress has repeatedly failed to...

Activist Confront Clean Power Opponents In D.C.

Eighty activists came to D.C. Circuit Court and to fossil fuel interest groups with a message: The corporate assault on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan is nothing less than an attack on our right to survive.

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