“We’re out of time” say the Greens
The Green Party of New York today urged the NYS legislature to return to Albany in January ready to enact a far more ambitious climate plan than is being prepared by the Hochul-dominated Climate Action Council, staffed by many holdovers from the Cuomo administration.Read more
Michael Oretade vows to uphold, support, and bolster Green New Deal legislation. May it go on the record that he will not take any contributions from fossil fuel industries, executives, lobbyists, or PACs. He is ready to dedicate his life to the betterment of our communities, as well as the safety and preservation of our planet.Read more
Call President Biden, Thursday July 28 – Tell Him to Declare a Climate Emergency and Implement ClimatePresident.org
- It is time for President Biden to act on the climate crisis before it is too late.
- He should declare a climate emergency and issue critical executive orders as outlined in ClimatePresident.org.
- He also needs to stop all new fossil fuels and enact a comprehensive Green New Deal with a 10 year timeline to get to zero emissions, combined with a strong Economic Bill of Rights.
Click here to Tweet: "We need @JoeBiden to declare a #ClimateEmergency and issue Executive Orders (ClimatePresident.org). It is time for the Democrats to say No to fossil fuels and their campaign donations. We need an ecosocialist #GreenNewDeal. (www.gp.org/green_new_deal)"
The Green Party of the United States said today that world leaders must interpret the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as highlighting the need to immediately halt the burning of fossil fuels.Read more
By Christina “PK” DiGiulio, Green Party candidate for Governor of PA
I was reading some of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which was released by the United Nations on February 28, and I was alarmed to learn some new estimates of the effects of our refusal to stop using fossil fuels. I felt like I was standing next to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres when he said, “Delay means death.”Read more
Opposes Halt to Gas Tax or Criminal Justice Reform, Opposes Public Funds for Buffalo Sports Stadium
ALBANY, NY – The Green Party of New York today said that the accelerating climate crisis calls for the state to enact the Green New Deal as part of this year's state budget, with at least $30 billion devoted to the state building out renewables and enactment of an economic bill of rights including universal single payer health care, a guaranteed living wage job and income, universal child care, affordable housing and tuition-free public education from pre-K through college.Read more
The Green Party of the United States will co-sponsor the Earth Day Strike 2022 for People, Planet and Peace.
The idea for having an action involving unified local strikes was proposed by Jill Stein following a series of meetings with a group of activists who were involved with GPAX's webinar "Nonviolence in a Violent World: Making a Difference Through Direct Action and Civil Disobedience."Read more
Green Party of Pennsylvania publishes “Eliminating Fossil Fuel Pipelines So We Have A Healthy Future”
PHILADELPHIA – On March 19, the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) published a new monograph, “Eliminating Fossil Fuel Pipelines So We Have A Healthy Future” by Jocolyn Bowser-Bostic. This publication explores the various environmental problems associated with fossil fuel pipelines and the resulting health consequences.Read more
PHILADELPHIA – The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) has become a co-sponsor of the PA Climate Convergence. Meeting virtually on March 13, Green Party delegates, elected by their county locals, voted unanimously to co-sponsor the event in Harrisburg, PA, on the weekend on June 11 – June 13.
GPPA Co-chair Beth Scroggin (Chester County) explained, “We support the Climate Convergence because climate change is the most important issue any of us are facing. If we continue to ignore it, none of the other issues we focus on will matter, because we will all cease to exist. The Green Party has always prioritized the environment, and because our candidates do not accept corporate donations, we are not forced to remain silent on the issue or minimize it."Read more