"The time to act is now, and the People's Climate March is a groundbreaking step in the right direction."
When the People's Climate March kicks off in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, it is sure to be a powerful and diverse assembly.
"Working people will suffer disproportionately from the current patterns of investment and neglect that do not prioritize good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities."
"Make it bigger, make it bolder, make it more challenging, because literally the whole world will be watching."
The Obama administration is developing a more aggressive policy on environmental issues, as the president increasingly sees fighting climate change as one of the core components of his legacy.
Washington State voters received their mail ballots last week, their chance to vote on I-522, a statewide ballot measure that would require labeling of all genetically engineered food.
The fire in Yarnell, Arizona, claimed the lives of 19 firefighters, burned 8,374 acres, and laid waste to hundreds of homes. And more firefighters are currently risking their lives to tame this blaze .
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service an out of money to pay for firefighting equipment this year, after Congress only provided half of the total sum of money it has cost to fight wildfires so far.
More than the climate is changing. A packed town hall meeting on climate change and infrastructure needs showed a growing level of concern and unity between labor and the environmental movement.
Energy giant AEP announced it would be shutting down three coal-fired power plants in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky after growing pressure and opposition by environmentalists.