News Release | Environment Virginia

Climate Press Conference Held in Charlottesville

Community leaders from Charlottesville come together to talk about the importance of action on climate and support for President Obama's new Climate Action Plan.

News Release | Environment Virginia

President Obama’s Climate Plan a Clear Victory for Virginia, Future Generations

President Obama took the next step forward on global warming prevention, mitigation, and adaptation during his address at Georgetown University.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Pres. Obama to Unveil Plan to Address Climate Change

President Obama will announce a comprehensive climate action plan on Tuesday, June 25th at 1:35 pm EST from Georgetown University.

News Release | Environment Virginia Research and Policy Center

9 out of 10 Virginians Live in Areas Hit by Recent Weather Disasters

A new Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center report finds that weather-related disasters are already affecting hundreds of millions of Americans, and documents how global warming could lead to certain extreme weather events becoming even more common or more severe in the future.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner Disappointingly Propose Offshore Drilling Bill for Virginia

Yesterday, Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) proposed a bill to open up Virginia’s coastline to offshore oil drilling. Elizabeth Ouzts, Environment Virginia’s Regional Director, issued the following statement.