BlueGreen Alliance

The BlueGreen Alliance is a national partnership some of America's largest labor unions and environmental organizations dedicated to expanding the number and quality of jobs in the green economy.
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We need strong U.S. leadership and a focus on workers and communities at Cop 19!

When Superstorm Sandy knocked out the power one year ago, UWUA members worked for months to restore power & get life back to normal. Here, UWUA members talk about what they saw following Sandy & why prepare our infrastructure for climate change.

One year ago, Superstorm Sandy showed us our infrastructure isn’t prepared for climate change. One year later, we need to take action. Learn more about the 5 things we should do to prepare for climate change here.

Congress needs to get back to work and focus on addressing climate change by repairing America’s infrastructure

59% of likely voters agree: “We must do more to protect the safety and security of millions of Americans by requiring high-risk chemical facilities to switch to safer processes and chemicals when they are available, effective and affordable.”

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) turns 37 tomorrow, but it’s not doing enough to keep up safe. It’s time for a better law

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Let’s Put Breast Cancer Out of Work! Learn more at http://bit.ly/15La0D8

Saturday is National Hunting & Fishing Day. Have you thought about what climate change could mean for the fish tales our children will tell?

"Here in the United States, we have the know how, the skill, and the ingenuity we need to take on climate change. We can, and must, turn this public health and environmental challenge into an economic opportunity. As the President has reminded us, all we need is the courage to act." - #EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed updated standards designed to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.