350 Action

350 Action is the independent political action arm of the non-profit, non-partisan climate justice group 350.org.

Releases by this organization

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Monday, January 11, 2021
350 Action on NYC Mayoral Candidate Scott Stringer Climate Platform
Yesterday, New York City Comptroller and Mayoral candidate Scott Stringer released his climate platform , paving the way for transformative climate action. In response, Thanu Yakupitiyage, 350.org US Communications Director , said: “From phasing out toxic fossil fuels and prioritizing environmental...
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Thursday, January 07, 2021
350 Action Responds to Georgia U.S. Senate Runoff Results
Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated Senator Kelly Loeffler and Senator David Perdue in Georgia’s twin Senate runoff races . Democrats now hold 50 seats in the Senate, with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris serving as a tie-breaking vote. This grants Democrats unified power over the executive...
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Monday, November 02, 2020
350 Action Is All Hands on Deck Before Election Day
Against the backdrop of Hurricane Zeta ’s mass power outages, worsening fires in California , a dangerous ice storm passing from Oklahoma to Texas, and rising COVID-19 cases , our country is braced for the most consequential Election Day of our time -- tomorrow. 350 Action is throwing its all into...
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Friday, October 23, 2020
350 Action Responds to the Final Presidential Debate
The final presidential debate took place tonight in Nashville, Tennessee. With less than two weeks until voting finishes, candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden took the stage to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, race, climate change, national security, and leadership. Due to pressure from our movement...
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Thursday, September 24, 2020
350 Action Endorses Biden-Harris Campaign for Presidency
Today, 350 Action endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States, and Senator Kamala Harris for Vice President, ahead of the first presidential debate next Tuesday. Through this endorsement, we are signaling a strong and certain stance on the need for a President that...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Climate Justice Group Launches Effort Urging Candidates To Return Contributions From MN Chamber of Commerce
Calling the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s record on climate “an assault on Minnesota values,” the climate advocacy group MN350 Action today announced a campaign to pressure 14 legislative candidates to return campaign donations from the Chamber. “The Chamber of Commerce trumpets itself as a...
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Newswire article
Friday, August 28, 2020
New Yorkers Demand NY Gov. Cuomo Tax The Rich for a Green New Deal
Nearly eight years after Superstorm Sandy, activists gathered on Rockaway Beach on Friday afternoon to draw attention to New York’s vulnerability to the climate crisis, and to send a large message—dug into the sand—to Governor Cuomo. This action comes as Texans and Louisianians assess the...
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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
350 Action Responds to Biden’s Choice for Vice President, Kamala Harris
Today, former Vice President Joe Biden announced his pick for Vice President, Kamala Harris. Harris is a former rival turned supporter of Biden, as well as the co-author of recent racial and environmental justice legislation called the Climate Equity Plan alongside Rep. Ocasio-Cortez. Harris is the...
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Thursday, July 30, 2020
350 Action Responds to Trump’s Calls for Delay to Election
In a tweet today, Donald Trump floated delaying the November election with claims that increased mail-in voting would result in fraud. In response, 350 Action Director Tamara Toles O’Laughlin made the following statement: “The occupant of the White House clearly lacks basic understanding of how the...
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
350 Action on Joe Biden’s New Clean Energy Plan
Today, former Vice President Joe Biden released a new plan to address climate change that would invest $2 trillion over four years in renewable energy and a number of zero-emissions targets. 350 Action’s North America Director Tamara Toles O’Laughlin gave the following statement in response: “Joe...
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