Boulder, CO (June 5, 2013) – The Telly Awards bestowed ten awards on The Climate Reality Project’s record-breaking 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report, which was originally broadcast in November 2012. The broadcast was recognized with two top honors – the coveted Silver Telly – for News/News Feature and Social Responsibility, and was a Bronze Winner (second place) in eight other categories, including Live Events, Green/Eco-friendly, and Cause Marketing, among others. The Telly Awards honors the very best film & video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, & cable TV commercials and programs.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2013
Today, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa held an event to officially announce that Los Angeles will end its reliance on dirty coal-fired electricity by 2025. Maggie L. Fox, President and CEO of The Climate Reality Project, issued the following statement.
Boulder, CO (May 13, 2013) – The Climate Reality Project today announced training dates for its popular Climate Reality Leadership Corps. The Climate Reality Leadership Corps currently includes more than 4000 Climate Leaders from 58 countries. More information on the training programs can be found at http://climaterealityproject.org/leadership-corps/.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2013
Earlier today, Republican Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee boycotted the confirmation hearing of Gina McCarthy, the nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Not coincidentally, these eight Republican Senators have collectively received more than $5.2 million in contributions from Dirty Energy. The extreme weather we are experiencing isn’t normal – it’s dirty, polluted weather, and it’s the result of carbon pollution from dirty fossil fuels. We call on the US Senate to act on Ms. McCarthy’s nomination without further delay.
NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 – The Climate Reality Project, the leading international organization dedicated to mobilizing action on climate change, and Charitybuzz, the global leader in online charity auctions, today announced the launch of the two-week Climate Reality auction. This auction will run from April 22 – May 6 at http://chrty.bz/ClimateRP.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2013
“Although our government is losing one of the country’s most important and knowledgable climate scientists, the movement to solve the climate crisis gains a full-time champion. Jim has truly led the way in educating policymakers and all of us on the dangers of climate pollution. We owe him a debt of gratitude for his service, his wisdom and his unwavering commitment to stand up for reality and spread the truth about climate change.”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2013
New York, NY (April 1, 2013) – ESPN and The Climate Reality Project are psyched to announce a joint partnership to launch ESPN 5. Nicknamed “The Cinco,” ESPN 5 will focus on new extreme sports made possible through a changing environment due to climate change. The tagline of the new enterprise will be “Extreme Sports Thru Extreme Weather – Feel the Burn!”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2013
Boulder, CO (March 20, 2013) — Carbon pollution is not only disrupting our lives, it’s hitting our wallets. This is the underlying theme of The Price of Carbon, a new Climate Reality Project video released today. Narrated by comedian and musician Reggie Watts, it’s the latest in a series of high-profile video shorts from Climate Reality to connect the dots between the causes and impacts of climate change.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2013
“I applaud President Obama’s nomination of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Her deep experience working with national, state, and local leaders from both parties and across critical constituencies in industry and labor will be an incredible asset.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2013
Long Beach, CA (February 28, 2013) — The Climate Reality Project and Arnold Worldwide today announced the global launch of Reality Drop (www.realitydrop.org), an innovative social media tool that educates users about the reality of climate change and uses modern gaming techniques to combat professional climate deniers.