By addressing climate change and getting the systems we rely on prepared for climate change, we can create good jobs for workers, make our systems more efficient and reduce pollution, and protect our families and communities.
The White House finalized “Tier 3 Standards” for cleaner gasoline. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates the standards could prevent between 820 and 2,400 premature deaths annually and prevent 1.8 million lost school or work days.
President Obama will visit the Metro Transit Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Facility and Union Depot in St. Paul, MN to unveil a new $302 billion proposal to invest in America’s infrastructure like crumbling roads and bridges.
Climate change is changing the way we live—and the way we work. With greater temperature and precipitation extremes, more severe storms, and changing weather patterns, we are encountering new challenges—and more serious hazards—in the workplace.
The BlueGreen Alliance urges Congress to provide support to key tax provisions consistently and with longevity. A 21st century clean energy economy creates good American jobs, mitigates carbon pollution and ensures the US remains secure and competitive.
Repairing Minnesota will create good jobs, make our systems more efficient and less polluting, and safeguard communities from the impact of climate change, like severe weather such as floods and droughts.