As the Climate Cabinet Score analysis shows, Democrats are overwhelmingly better than Republicans when it comes to voting for climate action. But in the face of the climate crisis, being better than a Republican isn’t good enough.

This blog post gives some striking examples of how not all Democrats are…


Before you explore state legislators’ climate voting records with the Climate Cabinet Scorecard, start here to learn more about the importance of holding state legislators accountable.

We probably sound like a broken record: we can’t tackle climate change without state leadership. State legislatures are the under-the-radar battleground for our future…


*Originally published Sept. 23, 2021

The Climate Cabinet Scorecard is the first national tool to hold state legislators accountable for their votes on important climate legislation.


By Emmanuel Alcantar, Media & Communications Fellow

Every year, politicians make campaign pledges and hold town halls promising action. As climate change has broken through the national consciousness, finally, some of these promises are about reining in the fossil fuel industry and leading an equitable clean energy transition. But, we’re…


Something big is coming soon... Read this sneak preview by Emma Buday, State Research & Policy Intern at Climate Cabinet Action, summer 2021.

I am an intern at Climate Cabinet Action, and after spending just 8 weeks diving into the fascinating, and tedious, world of state climate policy; I have…


Help us defend the Virginia legislature's pro-climate majority.

Images of the Virginia Climate Candidates.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: we can’t address the climate crisis without state leadership. Regardless of what the Biden administration is able to accomplish on climate, we rely on states to leverage federal investment and set a higher…


By Emily Liu, Research & Policy Intern at Climate Cabinet Action

The need for economic and social justice has made its way into the forefront of the Democratic politics, particularly after the year we’ve had in 2020. The racial justice movement and climate movement alike are pointing out the need…


Join us as we dive into the data at the intersection of climate change and electoral politics.

Map of the “Climate Cabinet 40” — our slate of forty state legislature races critical for tackling climate change in the 2020 election cycle. At Climate Cabinet Action, we’re committed to using data to raise the salience of climate change in electoral politics.

Each passing election cycle presents not only an opportunity to elect thousands of elected officials to shape federal, state, and local policy, but also an opportunity to harness the power of precinct-level election…


This update was originally shared March 24, 20201.

Did you hear? Our Executive Director Caroline Spears was announced as one of Grist Magazine’s 2021 “Grist Fixers,” fifty emerging climate leaders and innovators across the US. Grist is an independent media organization focused on climate justice and solutions. …


This update was originally shared in February 2021.

First — to everyone affected by the winter storms this week: please stay safe! It’s clear that our climate is changing, and we need to prepare our infrastructure, transition to a clean energy economy, and watch out for one another.

We wanted…

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