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BlogNews (November 28, 2017) After decades of destructive industrial agriculture, we need to revolutionize farming. Regenerative organic agriculture* uses practices that grow healthy crops, restore rich agricultural soils, and reverse climate change by absorbing and storing…

BlogNews (November 22, 2017) Alisa Gravitz, CEO of Green America, gives thanks to all the many Green Americans who make our important work to green the economy possible
sustainability, food, dirty energy, clean energy, climate change, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (November 9, 2017) The FDA is planning to spend our tax dollars to educate us about the beenfits of GMOs. Tell them "no"
GMOs, pesticide, industrial agriculture, CAFOs, FDA, genetic engineering, Monsanto, pollinators
BlogNews (October 27, 2017) Any to-go beverage you’ve recently gotten likely came with the traditional plastic straw poking out of the lid. You probably quickly forgot about the straw after its usefulness ended. We’re busy people, and even the most well-intentioned…
plastic, waste, zero waste, recycled, green living, green business products, green products, recycling, sustainability, plastic-free
BlogNews (October 25, 2017) Halloween is just around the corner! Soon, children will be parading up and down streets, promising to stay out of mischief in exchange for delicious treats. This year, as you decide what treats to hand out to trick-or-treaters, we ask you to think…
chocolate/cocoa, fair trade
BlogNews (October 23, 2017) A country music festival in Las Vegas; the Pulse night club in Orlando; Sandy Hook Elementary School; a theater in Aurora, Colorado; Virginia Tech…the list of lives lost senselessly to gun violence in the United States is a long one. In addition to…
socially responsible, social investing
BlogNews (October 13, 2017) We must push back against the Trump administration's dirty energy policies while moving forward to create a clean energy economy without Washington
dirty energy, pipeline, clean energy, vote with your dollar, better paper, advocacy, climate change, Policy
BlogNews (October 7, 2017) Fairtrade and Green America’s shared mission of sustainable business  By Margot Conover, External Relations Manager, Fairtrade America   What makes business better? Discover how people are taking business beyond profits to help people and the…

BlogNews (October 5, 2017) The Trump Administration is trying to privilege fossil fuels companies over taxpayers, the environment, and community health
fracking
BlogNews (September 28, 2017) Regenerative Agriculture— Not Genetic Engineering—is the Solution to Climate Change and Our Ailing Food System  Industrial agriculture companies continue to bully farmers into growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with their toxic…
GMOs, climate, Soil Carbon, climate change, factory farms, farmers, farms, genetic engineering, non-GMO, good food, organic, pesticide, science, sustainable agriculture, wheat
BlogNews (September 21, 2017) Halloween is one of those holidays that most kids can’t wait for and most parents loathe due to the high amount of unhealthy sugary candy. Many of the go-to candy brands are also loaded with genetically engineered (GE or GMO) ingredients. This year…
GMOs, good food, green business, kids, organics, sugar
BlogNews (September 20, 2017) On September 20, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held its first public meeting of Commissioners in months. Activists from around the country who oppose FERC's rubber stamping of pipelines, were there to greet them, and let them know…
pipeline, dirty energy, fracking
BlogNews (September 7, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series.  This…
social justice, immigrants, green economy
BlogNews (August 30, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
recycled paper, clean energy, social justice
BlogNews (August 28, 2017) Scott Pruitt’s EPA is taking aim at yet another Obama-era policy - the Clean Water Rule of 2015. This rule addressed the term "waters of the United States" as used in 1972’s Clean Water Act, and broadened the definition to include rivers, streams,…
water pollution, EPA, climate change
BlogNews (August 22, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
energy efficiency, anti-racism, recycled paper, Smithsonian
BlogNews (August 22, 2017) By: Ayate Temsamani, Better Paper Project Fellow It can be exciting to start the new academic year in college with brand new supplies! Unfortunately, those notebooks, binders, and papers can generate a significant amount of energy and water waste.…
Better Paper Project, recycling, recycled paper, climate
BlogNews (August 17, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. This…
Black Lives Matter, tolerance