DC-Area County of 1 Million People Moves to
Eliminate Fossil Fuel Use in New Buildings

Unanimous Vote by Montgomery County Council Sets New Example for Maryland and
Nation as Part of a Growing Trend to 'Electrify Everything' in the Face of Rapid Climate Change

We advocate for public policies

that fight climate change across our region and beyond.


Offshore wind is Maryland’s most abundant energy resource and the next few years hold huge opportunity – but we must act now!


Governor Glenn Youngkin is trying to drag Virginia backwards on climate. The Governor and his fossil-fuel allies have attempted to reverse Virginia’s recent advances clean energy. We are taking action to stop them.


We fought day and night for a year and a half alongside many others to pass strong federal climate legislation—leading to a historic victory in August 2022 with the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)- now we need to implement it!

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State-based and Federal climate advocacy is the path forward to keep fossil fuels in the ground and increase clean energy. CCAN Action Fund works to effect change in public policy at the local, state, and national levels through voter education, lobbying and participation in the electoral process to address the threat of climate change. Donate today to support this important work in the region surrounding our nation’s capital.

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MD Senate Passes Landmark Offshore Wind Legislation That Would Create Good Jobs, Lower Energy Costs, and Reduce Pollution

POWER Act is Backed by Unprecedented Coalition of Labor, Business, and Activists Annapolis, MD – On Friday, March 17, the …

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Biden approves Willow Climate Bomb oil and gas project. CCAN AF calls for reversal

Biden administration approves Willow oil and gas project that will lock in greenhouse gas emissions for decades, drive climate crisis, …

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Howard County Council Passes All-Electric Buildings Legislation

Howard County becomes second Maryland county to protect its constituents’ health, safety and economy – as well as advance regional …

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