• May 20, 2010

    TO:     Members of the U.S. Senate

    FROM: Mary G. Wilson, President

    RE:     Climate and Energy Policy

    It is time for the United States Senate to act against climate change and to put in place an effective energy policy for our nation.  These twin issues have been left to fester for far too long, endangering our health and environment, our national security and world leadership, and our jobs and the economy. 

  • May 20, 2010

    TO:     Members of the U.S. Senate

    FROM: Mary G. Wilson, President

    RE:     Climate and Energy Policy

    It is time for the United States Senate to act against climate change and to put in place an effective energy policy for our nation.  These twin issues have been left to fester for far too long, endangering our health and environment, our national security and world leadership, and our jobs and the economy. 

  • ActionAid USA ● CARE USA ● Center for International Environmental Law ● Church World Service ● Conservation International ● Earthjustice ● Environmental Information Agency ● InterAction ● League of Women Voters of the United States ● National Catholic Rural Life Conference ● National Hispanic Environmental Council ● National Wildlife Federation ● Natural Resources Defense Council ● Oxfam America ● Population Action International ● Progressive National Baptist Convention ● Sierra Club ● Sojourners ● Sustain US ● Union of Concerned Scientists ● Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregati

  • The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the Senate urging them to reconsider any plans to include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in any legislation.

  • The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the Senate urging them to reconsider any plans to include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in any legislation.

  • The League, with coalition partners, sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take a strong leadership role to bring the promise of bi-partisan action on climate change and clean energy policy to fruition.

  • The League, with coalition partners, sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take a strong leadership role to bring the promise of bi-partisan action on climate change and clean energy policy to fruition.

  • League President Mary G. Wilson sent a letter to the House urging them to update campaign finance laws, with particular attention to disclosure requirements governing corporate and union spending.

  • The League joined over 200 other national organizations representing consumers, medical groups, businesses and labor organizations urging Congress to pass health reform.

  • The League and coalition partners sent a letter to both the House of Representatives and the Senate urging Congress to provide at least the amount proposed by the administration for international programs in 2011.  The League is particularly concerned about funding for international adaptation to deal with global climate change.

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