The District of Columbia, home to more than 700,000 people, is a hot spot for local climate action and has some of the nation’s strongest goals to curb carbon pollution and advance clean energy. CCAN activists in DC have played a key role in ensuring the District gets 100% of its electricity from clean sources by 2032. Now we’re making sure the District keeps and improves its climate goals.
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There are hundreds of gas leaks in DC-area gas lines, and many of them are potentially explosive. Yet rather than just focusing on fixing these dangerous leaks, Washington Gas wants to spend billions of dollars replacing and upgrading their gas infrastructure, locking us into fracked fossil gas and so-called “renewable” gas for decades. That’s why we’re taking a stand. We’re pressuring the DC Public Service Commission (PSC) to REJECT WGL’s multi-billion dollar pollution plan. Learn More>>
Passage of the Healthy Homes Act would be the biggest climate justice action ever in the District, helping low-income residents improve their health, save on bills, and create a sustainable future. Now we need your help to pass it! Learn More>>
We won! In December, 2017, Washington D.C. passed the strongest climate policy in the country. The Clean Energy DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, or “Clean Energy DC Act,” is a climate solution that will result in less pollution wrecking our lungs and our atmosphere, more investment into energy efficiency solutions, and a faster transition to clean, renewable energy sources. This law transitions the District to 100% clean electricity by 2032 — the strongest renewable energy policy in the country — while investing in energy efficiency, creating groundbreaking building standards, and funding local programs to help low-income residents and make the city a sustainable place to live. Learn more>>