HOW STATE LEGISLATORS ARE ERODING DEMOCRACY TO CONSOLIDATE POWER AND BLOCK CLIMATE ACTION
The pattern of anti-democratic leadership in state legislatures is a threat to the success of climate policy efforts across all levels of government. This report explains how state legislatures are applying the same tactics to erode democracy and block climate action.
CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE LAWS
A THREAT TO PROTEST & THE PLANET
Since 2018, 17 states have passed "critical infrastructure" laws seeking to criminalize constitutionally protected rights to free speech and assembly. These laws specifically target frontline activists protesting pipelines and other fossil fuel infrastructure. This report explores how these critical infrastructure laws criminalize protest - and the coordinated effort by which they have proliferated across US states.
TRIFECTA STATE GOVERNMENT KEY TO 100% PRO-CLIMATE SUCCESS
A ROADMAP FOR THE CLIMATE MOVEMENT'S FUTURE
Minnesota becoming the 12th state to legislate on 100% clean electricity standards was a historic moment in the climate movement, but it once again revealed this glaring trend: pro-climate trifectas in state governments are the pathway to creating clean energy jobs and reducing pollution emissions across the nation.