Dispatch from the 2019 Netroots Nation Conference in Philly

July 23, 2019By amanda No Comments

From July 11-13, over 3,000 progressive activists from across the United States gathered for the Netroots Nation (NN19) conference in Philadelphia, and Oil Change was there for all the action. While our collective movement for justice has many critical issues, the climate crisis stood out throughout the weekend as a crucial part of the progressive … Read More

We Brought Our Call for a #ClimateDebate Right to DNC Headquarters

June 12, 2019By amanda No Comments

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is still refusing to host a climate debate – and we’re still fighting. This morning in Washington, DC, we joined coalition partners to deliver over 217,000 signatures directly to the DNC at their national headquarters. Powerful speakers from US Youth Climate Strike, Hip Hop Caucus, and more spoke out on why … Read More

No More Dilly-Dallying, Dems: It’s Time for a #ClimateDebate

May 3, 2019By amanda No Comments

Back in the 2016 presidential election, there were  zero questions on the climate crisis in the general election debates. That’s right, zero. And in the preceding Democratic primary debates, the few questions that were asked were shallow and inconsistent, not spurring the kind of robust debate required to address one of the most critical issues of … Read More

Progressive Groups Push Democrats To Host Debate on Climate Change

April 17, 2019By amanda No Comments

“We need to know that whoever is nominated to take on Trump in 2020 has what it takes to stand up to the fossil fuel industry and fight for bold solutions to the climate crisis. That’s why we need a full debate focused specifically on climate change, so an informed moderator can press candidates beyond platitudes, seek out specific details, and hold them accountable to what the science says is necessary.”