6.23.09   â€˘   Focus: Organizations Expressing Support

Consumer Groups

  • National Consumers League
  • Consumers Union
  • Center for Budget & Policy Priorities

Electric Utilities & Energy Companies

  • Duke Energy
  • Exelon
  • PG&E Corporation
  • FPL Group
  • National Grid
  • Constellation Energy
  • PNM Resources
  • NRG Energy Inc.
  • Austin Energy
  • PSE&G
  • Avista
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • Solar Power Industries
  • BP Solar

Business and Manufacturing

  • GE
  • DuPont
  • Levi Strauss
  • Nike
  • Starbucks
  • DOW Chemical Company
  • Sun Microsystems
  • eBay
  • Gap
  • Symantec
  • Clean Economy Network
  • National Venture
  • Capital Association
  • HP
  • Applied Materials
  • Clif Bar
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • The North Face
  • Timberland
  • Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy
  • Aspen Skiing Company
  • Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, Byers
  • Seventh Generation
  • Johnson Controls
  • Dow Corning
  • National Semiconductor
  • Business Council on Sustainable Energy


  • League of Conservation Voters
  • National Parks
  • Conservation Association
  • National Wildlife
  • Natural Resources
    Defense Council
  • Sierra Club
  • The Wilderness Society
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Audubon Committee
  • Climate Communities
  • Executive Committee
  • Defenders of Wildlife
  • Pew Center on Global Climate Change
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Audubon
  • World Resources Institute
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Ceres
  • Earthjustice
  • Environment America
  • Clean Water Action
  • American Rivers
  • Center for Clean Air Policy
  • American Wind Energy Association
  • Sportmen
  • Izaak Walton League of America
  • Trout Unlimited
  • Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
  • Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

International Development

  • Oxfam
  • CARE
  • Oceana


  • Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO
  • Blue Green Alliance:
  • United Steelworkers
  • Communications Workers of America
  • Laborers International Union of North America
  • Service Employees International Union
  • Utility Workers Union of America


  • League of Women Voters
  • American Lung Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • Association of State & Territorial Health Officials
  • National Association of County & City Health Officials
  • National Environmental Health Association
  • Center for American Progress Action Fund
  • Vote Vets
  • Hip Hop Caucus
  • US Conference of Mayors
  • National League of Cities
  • National Association of Clean Air Agencies


  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Evangelical Climate Initiative
  • National Council of Churches
  • Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life
  • Baptist Center for Ethics
  • The United Methodist Church - General Board of Church and Society
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

News Stories & Opinion

ASSOCIATED PRESS: CBO climate bill won't be costly

The Congressional Budget Office says the cost of a Democratic proposal to limit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases would be far lower than Republicans claim.

STAR TRIBUNE: Interstate, international CO2 cap-and-trade system [Op-ed by Neal St. Anthony]

In the absence of federal action during the Bush administration, the governors of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin and the Manitoba premier signed the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord in 2007.

THE NEW YORK TIMES GREEN INC.: Obama Urges Passage of Climate Bill

President Obama on Tuesday gave a full endorsement to energy and climate change legislation now pending before the House, calling it "extraordinarily important."

REUTERS: Obama urges passage of "historic" climate change bill

Obama said the "historic" climate change bill moving through the House would "transform the way we produce and use energy in America."

POLITICO: Catholic group pushes climate legislation

"Together we can create a healthier and more prosperous world," Sister Dillon, a prominent member of the Franciscan order, says, continuing in distinctly Catholic language. "For me it's not about partisan politics. It's about values and families, human dignity, and the common good."

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