Those who enroll in the American Climate Corps will learn how to install solar panels, restore coastal wetlands, fight wildfires, and more. The program aims to create a pipeline for these young people to get hired into the clean energy sector.
Democrats in the Michigan House are responding to wildfires and extreme weather events in recent months by putting forth a set of bills that would seek to move Michigan’s energy sector to carbon-free alternatives and prioritize energy efficiency programming for low-income communities.
The Farm Bill provides food assistance for 41 million Americans, funds land conservation practices, is a huge source of federal investment in rural communities, and ensures all Americans they have access to a safe, stable supply of food.
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters this week released the results of its National Environmental Scorecard, which evaluates whether the state’s elected leaders in Congress are actually working to protect the environment—or simply ignoring the problem.
Over the past two years, the Biden-Harris administration and the Democratic-run House and Senate acted to lower healthcare and drug costs; fight climate change and reduce energy costs; invest in mental health care; and invest in American manufacturing and infrastructure.