Climate Cabinet Action Publications

Reports, Blog posts & Data Journalism

Full REPORT:
Climate Cabinet Scorecard for State Legislators

The first national scorecard to hold state legislators accountable for their votes on important climate and environmental justice legislation.
September 2021.

HIgh stakes for Defending Climate Wins in Virginia: Andrew Wheeler Nomination

Legislative Director Blair St. Ledger-Olson reflects on the nomination of Trump EPA-appointee Andrew Wheeler as Virginia's Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources.
January 2022.

Is the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act a Climate Bill? The States will Decide. 

While the spotlight shines on Washington, D.C. with the recent passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure and Jobs Act, it is important to consider who is typically in charge of planning, designing and building our infrastructure: cities and states.
November 2021.

2021 candidate engagement program recap

We run an extensive candidate engagement program designed to help pro-climate candidates make climate change solutions a bigger part of their campaign - in a way that will help them win.
November 2021.

Virginia Climate Slate Winners

It was a tough election for pro-climate legislators in the Virginia House of Delegates. Here are initial results of our Climate Slate.
November 2021.

Illinois Clean & Equitable Jobs Act

Deputy Director Emma Fisher reflects on Illinois's landmark new bill.
November 2021.

Not all democrats are climate heroes

Republicans are overwhelmingly blocking climate action. But that doesn't mean Democrats get a free pass.
September 2021.

Climate battleground: the States

We can't address climate change without a state strategy. Here's why.
September 2021.

Comparing scores across states: Not apples to apples

Get additional context on interpreting the Climate Cabinet Scores.
September 2021.

Climate Cabinet Score: Methodology Deep-dive

Go behind the scenes of the scorecard.
September 2021.

PRESS RELEASE: 
Announcing the Climate Cabinet Scorecard

PRESS RELEASE.
‍September 23, 2021

Teaser: Why we need scorecards

Something big is coming soon...
September 2021

The power states hold

Read Emma Buday's reflection on her summer internship and the importance of state legislators.
September 2021

We can't afford to lose Virginia's climate majority

We need to protect Virginia's climate gains.
August 24, 2021

Climate Change is a justice issue: View from Virginia

We can't separate environmental issues from social justice.
June 2, 2021

Election Data is Climate Data

Join us on our data journey...
May 27, 2021

2020 Election Recap

Climate change is finally a winning political issue - but downballot champions need more support.
December 8, 2020

The Divided States Of Climate Action

A Data Dive On How U.S. State Legislators Are Dealing With The Climate Crisis (Or Not).
Fall 2020.

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