Environment Washington Latest Blog Posts

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

 | by
Wendy Wendlandt
President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

Looking to save money, water and energy? You shouldn’t have to look to showerheads of the past.

When President Joe Biden was sworn into office last month amid a masked and eerily quiet Washington D.C., I wasn’t expecting immediate, far-reaching action on climate. I had become so accustomed to the executive branch ignoring the existential threat of a warming planet that I forgot what was possible at the federal level. President Biden reminded me.

 | by
Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Our energy system is more fragile than it should be, but with smart planning and decisions we can make a cleaner, safer, more resilient energy system a reality.

 | by
Lillie Wright
Donor Associate, Environment Washington

Anna Zimmerman, a second grade teacher in Kent, teams up with Environment Washington Development Associate Lillie Wright to call on legislators to support House Bill 1139 and get the lead out of our schools.

Wilderness designation is our best tool to protect the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge.

 | by
Pam Clough
Acting Director, Environment Washington; Director, Donor Development Program
 | by
Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

When it comes to protecting school children from lead in their drinking water, Washington gets an F, according to an Environment Washington analysis.

 | by
Alex Petersen
Conservation America Campaign, Advocate

Out of the gates, here’s what President Biden did for America’s wildlife.

The butterfly’s plummeting population warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and now is the time for action.