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  • 490 Electoral Votes

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

    "Did Not Vote" wins in a landslide. Map by reddit user Taillesskangaru & 270 To Win.

    The real winner in the November 8th election was a candidate who has plagued the progressive movement for years: a candidate named "Did Not Vote."

    That's right...if "Did Not Vote" had been a candidate, it would have won by a landslide with a whopping 490 electoral votes.

    Are you looking for a way to take action?

    Are you looking for a way to make sure that this never happens again?

  • Who Lost The Debate? Our Children Did.

    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    Two seconds. Just two seconds. That was the entire amount of time dedicated to climate change and other environmental issues in the third and final Presidential debate.

    And the other debates weren't much better.

  • Yay for the Paris Agreement...but now we need to VOTE!

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    Paris gives us hope...but only voting will give us results.

    With the European Union formally joining the Paris Climate Agreement on Wednesday, over 55 countries (representing over 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions) have signed on to the accord which will now officially enter into force on November 4th.

    There's no doubt about it -- this is a big, big deal.

  • The Easiest Way For Massachusetts Residents To Fight Climate Change

    Friday, September 16, 2016

    Environmental Non-Voters by Zip-Code

    By the end of this century, Massachusetts may experience as many as 24 days above 100°F each year, not to mention nearly 1 in 5 Boston homes could wash away due to rising sea levels.

    There’s no doubt about it - climate change is big and scary. In fact, sometimes it’s so scary that it becomes hard to think clearly about out how we, as individuals, can fight against something so enormous.

    But there’s one really easy thing that each of us can do today.

  • Politicians Know Whether You Vote Or Not

    Thursday, September 1, 2016

    No peeking!

    Don’t worry - this isn’t some sinister plot. When you mark your ballot, your choice is still a secret...but that’s pretty much the only part of voting that’s a secret.

  • Climate Change is more Polarizing than Abortion...So now what?

    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Temperatures are rising. (National Weather Service via AP)

    Now...we vote.

    Environmentalists everywhere need to vote. We need to click here and pledge to vote in every election.

    Why? Well, let's start at the beginning.

  • The Easiest Way to Fight Climate Change

    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    What if all of these people voted?

    Climate change is big and scary...and sometimes it's hard to figure out how we, as individuals, can fight against something so enormous.

    But there's one thing that each of us can do today.

    In fact, you can do it right now -- it only takes 2 minutes and it will have a big impact.

    Click here and pledge to be a consistent Environmental Voter.

    Yep, that's all.

  • 5 States Where Environmental Voters Could Have a Huge Impact in 2016

    Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    10.1 million environmentalists didn't vote in 2012.

    Elections are decided by the people who actually show up...and environmentalists don't always show up. Using big data analytics, predictive modeling, and public voter files, the Environmental Voter Project has discovered that 15.78 million environmentalists don't vote in mid-term elections, and a whopping 10.1 million didn't even vote in the 2012 Presidential election.

  • Orange is the New Green

    Thursday, June 2, 2016

    Vote For Home is a web video series featuring well-known musicians and artists discussing the impact of climate change in the United States.

    Do you watch the TV show Orange is the New Black?

    Well, even if you don't, we have a special treat for you.

    We're thrilled to announce that the Environmental Voter Project is partnering with Vote for Home, a great new video project where well-known musicians and artists discuss the importance of voting as a way to address the impacts of climate change.

  • It Only Takes 14 Minutes to Fight Climate Change

    Saturday, April 9, 2016

    Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr

    If you really care about the environment, you might already do a few important things.

    You might spend two minutes recycling each day. Maybe you take 19 minutes to bike to work. Perhaps, you even put in two hours a week maintaining a vegetable garden.