Ava Gallo

Webinar Recap: The Power of Labor in a Green Economy

Transformational societal change to save the climate is closer than ever with President-elect Joe Biden’s star-studded climate cabinet and with the Georgia runoffs tipping the Senate to a Democratic majority. However, we are going to continue to need a diverse,...

SCPN Spotlight: Phoebe Barnard on investing in natural solutions and finding your superpower

All across the country, members of our State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. We have individuals in our Network from all 50 states, each experiencing climate change differently in...

Webinar Recap: What Biden’s Election Means for State Climate Policy

For the last four years, the Trump Administration has rolled back environmental regulations and denied the existence of climate change. President-elect Biden, however, made climate policy a central tenet of his campaign. In his first 100 days, he has promised...

Webinar Recap: Green Infrastructure 

“Green infrastructure is an interconnected network of natural areas and other open spaces that conserve natural ecosystem values and functions, sustain clean air and water and provide a wide array of benefits to people and wildlife. It is the ecological...

SCPN Spotlight: Saba Ijadi on Social Justice, Science, and the Climate Crisis

All across the country, members of our State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. We have individuals in our Network from all 50 states, each experiencing climate change differently in...

Recap: A Fireside Chat with Bob Litterman and Climate Leaders

On September 9th, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee released a report entitled Managing Climate Risk in the U.S. Financial System. Spurred by similar efforts across the globe, this report was initiated to measure climate risk to...

Down ballot environmental wins to hold you over until we get election results

This week of uncertainty has left us all obsessively checking our phones for newly released votes. It’s hard not to put so much pressure on the results of the presidential election particularly with the climate in the balance. However, if...

SCPN Spotlight: Melinda Hanson on decarbonizing urban transport

All across the country, members of our State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. We have individuals in our Network from all 50 states, each experiencing climate change differently in...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Leaves a Climate-Sized Hole on the Court

Losing a cultural and legal icon always has dramatic consequences, but in this political moment, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could have dire implications for the future of legal protections and action on climate.  Although primarily revered for her advancement of...