POLICY AGENDA

Protecting the places you love from climate change is a no-brainer. Since individual action is not enough on its own, we developed a policy agenda full of actionable solutions that will meaningfully impact our great escapes.

Carbon Pricing

Carbon pricing incentivizes practices that reduce emissions, making fossil fuels more expensive and creating opportunities to use more clean energy sources.

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Renewable energy

We must transition to a renewable energy economy to significantly reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Electrifying Transit

Transportation produced the most greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S in 2017. Strong advocacy to transform transportation can reduce those emissions.

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Public Lands

Fossil fuel extraction on our public lands is a massive contributor to our country’s greenhouse gas emissions. We’re working to keep fossil fuel extraction out of the places we love.

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News

Climate and Race: Protect Our Winter’s Next Steps

Climate and Race: Protect Our Winter’s Next Steps

Protect Our Winters, its staff and our Board of Directors have been deeply troubled by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many others. We stand in solidarity with indigenous peoples,...

In Case You Missed It – July 2, 2020

In Case You Missed It – July 2, 2020

House passes $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill   Favorite Quote: “...the Moving Forward Act “shows that everything in our country is connected, from the education of our children to the technologies of the future...

In Case You Missed It – June 26, 2020

In Case You Missed It – June 26, 2020

 This week in the news, we saw record-breaking heat waves, new research on the ways in which climate is disproportionately impacting BIPOC communities, as well as some news that looks good on the surface, but has some...

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