Energy transition – providing a soft landing for fossil fuel workers and communities.
A Just Transition
WildEarth Guardians believes it’s time for A Just Transition. That means providing resources for communities to shift to more sustainable, prosperous economies, and for workers to move into more secure and lucrative careers. To that end, we advocate for state, local, and federal legislation and leadership to secure a just transition for all.
No More Fracking Our Public Lands
Call us in joining for a moratorium on leasing American public lands for fracking. Demand the Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management keep our fossil fuels in the ground!
What We’re After
Supporting Communities and Individuals
Ensuring Economic Viability
Fostering Bold Change
A municipal-sized solar array is welded prior to installation in the field. Welding is just one career that thrives in a clean economy. Photo: Oregon Department of Transportation
How We’ll Get There
Securing legal support for communities
Making A Just Transition Interior’s priority
Linking transition and conservation
How You Can Help
Help shift the power to create a fossil-fuel-free American West! Be a guardian for climate by joining the conversation, learning about current issues, and making your voice heard. Together, we're a powerful force for nature and a force to be reckoned with.
Climate + Energy Press
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