Advocacy in Action

We encourage you to not only become educated about the dire effects of air pollution on our health and economy, but also to take action into your own hands. Direct advocacy is one of the most effective ways to create positive change. Below you will find current actions you can take to support our fight for clean, healthy air.

Ask Jeff Sessions to Recuse Himself

Issue: North Birmingham Corruption
Target: Jeff Sessions
Type: Letter
Deadline: URGENT

The stakes of the investigation into the North Birmingham corruption scheme are too high to be trusted to someone with conflicts of interest. This summer, Gasp and our friends sent a letter to Mr. Sessions asking him to recuse himself. Now we are asking you to do the same. Write to Mr. Sessions today and demand his recusal from this case in order to preserve the integrity of its conclusion

Remove Drummond, Balch Execs from BBA

Issue: Balch & Drummond Influence
Target: Birmingham Business Alliance
Type: Letter
Deadline: URGENT

Companies that engage in public corruption should not be permitted to serve in influential positions such as the Birmingham Business Alliance board.

Remove Drummond, Balch Execs from UWCA

Issue: Balch & Drummond Influence
Target: United Way of Central Alabama
Type: Letter
Deadline: URGENT

Companies that engage in public corruption should not be permitted to serve in influential positions such as the United Way of Central Alabama board.

Remove Drummond, Balch Execs from CFGB

Issue: Balch & Drummond Influence
Target: Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
Type: Letter
Deadline: URGENT

Companies that engage in public corruption should not be permitted to serve in influential positions such as the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham board.

The Petition for Climate Action

Issue: Climate Change & Clean Energy
Target: Elected Officials & Business Leaders
Type: Petition
Deadline: URGENT

Climate change is real and we need to take action now to ensure future generations don’t pay for our mistakes. Sign this petition to combine voices for climate action!

Oppose President Trump's EPA Budget Cuts

Issue: Drastic Cuts to the EPA
Target: President Trump & Congress
Type: Letter
Deadline: URGENT

The White House recently released its “skinny budget” — an outline of budget priorities. President Trump seems intent on gutting the EPA’s budget and staff. Several programs are on the chopping block.

Ask Rep. Gary Palmer to Withdraw H.R. 637

Issue: Greenhouse Gas Regulations
Target: Rep. Gary Palmer
Type: Letter
Deadline: URGENT

In January, Rep. Gary Palmer (AL-6) proposed a bill called the “Stopping EPA Overreach Act of 2017.” The bill says the EPA cannot regulate greenhouse gases or act on climate change. Add your name.

Petition for the RECLAIM Act

Issue: Fossil Fuels
Target: U.S. Congress
Type: Petition
Deadline: URGENT

The RECLAIM Act would bring $1 billion back to coal communities to reclaim abandoned mine sites while creating economic opportunities. Show your support by signing onto this petition.

Clean Energy Incentives

Issue: Climate & Energy
Target: Gov. Ivey & State Legislators
Type: Letter
Deadline: Ongoing

Send a letter to Alabama elected officials to let them know that you support policies to expand access to clean, renewable energy for all Alabamians and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Issue: Climate & Energy
Target: U.S. Senate
Type: Letter
Deadline: Ongoing

Write your U.S. Senators to tell them that you support a resolution to move the United States to 100% clean, renewable energy (like wind and solar) by the year 2050.

Advocate for Clean Energy in the Media

Issue: Climate & Energy
Target: Alabama Newspapers
Type: Letter
Deadline: Ongoing

Generate an letter to the editor of your hometown newspaper to promote clean, renewable energy. Be sure to customize it based on your own experiences!

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