Project Description

One of the most important things you can do to fight climate change is to support green politicians who can lead that fight.

This online guide focuses on leaders throughout the US who have clear climate plans, are committed to a green renewal — and who need our support to get elected. 

Check them out, help them out, and vote!

WHY DO IT

Supporting green politicians can help:

  • Influence governments to take climate action

  • Pass laws to reduce climate change

  • Enforce environmental laws

  • Help businesses go green

  • Empower citizens to take climate action

GET STARTED

Follow these easy steps to support green politicians:

1. Examine the climate plans of political candidates

2. Discuss their plans with your community

3. Select candidates with the best climate plans

4. Vote for those green candidates

5. Volunteer or donate to support them

LEARN MORE

Resources

Here are some preliminary resources that can help you find and support green leaders.

Can you suggest good national resources that can help people support green leaders in the U.S.? Email us.

Leaders

Meet some of the green leaders who are fighting for a just and sustainable world, throughout America. They have pledged to protect our lives and our environment —  and are recommended by one or more of our climate action partners.

US President & VP

US Senate

Help win back the Senate! Support Democratic candidates in key battleground states. Here is a shortlist of green leaders who need your help. Adopt one of them!
Donate to all these green leaders on GiveGreen

US House

Help support green leaders in the House of Representatives, such as the candidates in this shortlist.
Support them and/or other green leaders on GiveGreen

US House – California

Help defend house seats in California. Here is a short list of Democratic leaders who need your help.
Donate to all these green leaders (and more) on GiveGreen
Can you suggest more green leaders that you think should be listed here? Email us.

LOCAL RESOURCES

Here are some local groups that can help you learn more about green leaders. This listing focuses mostly on Marin at this time. More Bay Area counties coming soon.

 

Marin and North Bay

Airlift

Indivisible Marin 

Marin County Elections

MVCAN

OFA Marin

Sierra Club Marin

350 Marin

For youth political groups, see our Young Activists page.
Can you suggest more local resources that can help people support green leaders in Marin and the North Bay? Email us.

San Francisco Bay Area

Here are some preliminary resources for selecting green candidates in the Bay Area. We will add more local resources with endorsements for candidates and policies as the election gets closer.

Climate Action Groups

350 Bay Area Action

 

News Organizations

San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Guardian

KQED News

Can you suggest good local resources that can help people support green leaders in the Bay Area? Email us.

California

California League of Conservation Voters

Sierra Club California

Can you suggest good local resources that can help people support green leaders in California? Email us.

CREDITS

This page was created by members of the Green Change Network and our partners. Thanks to all our contributors!

Editor: Fabrice Florin, Lily Cohen, Al Grumet

Researchers: Lily Cohen, Marilyn Price, Bridget Mazzini

Photo: Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, Mark Kelly & Alexandria Ocasio Cortez campaigns

To contribute more info or report an error, please email us. We will update this page periodically, based on your feedback.

This action is featured in our Climate Politics page, where you can find more climate actions to consider. Go green with us!

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