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Earth Day on the National Mall »

Earth Day came a few days early in Washington DC, as tens of thousands of people rallied on Saturday, lifting their voices to combat the realities of climate change. On a beautiful afternoon, the nation’s capitol celebrated its 45th Earth Day, with world leaders, government officials, activists and celebrities acknowledging the impacts we are having… Read more »

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Vote-A-Rama 2015 »

The Senate’s Vote-a-Rama has begun. After only a whopping two minutes of debate on each item, they will be casting their votes on dozens of issues, the impact and consequences of which will be unknown to all of the Senators, including many anti-environmental amendments related to conservation of wildlife and public lands.