Here's the latest coverage of the Climate Congress Wikipedia Project in the media. If you saw something, or want to help spread the word, please feel free to tweet @climatecongrss.
Bill McKibben, author and co-founder of 350.org, 204K followers, tweeted "Where do legislators stand on climate? See ClimateCongress.info for ALL Senate races & some House. A useful resource! @ClimateCongrss"
Bill Maher, HBO host, 5.6 million followers, re-tweeted McKibben with the hashtag #ActonClimate
- Climate Action Is Up to the Rest of Us Now (Emily Schwartz Greco in Common Dreams, 11/29/2016) Want to spread awareness about where lawmakers stand on global warming? You can donate to the Climate Congress Wikipedia Project.
- The ClimateCongress Wikipedia Project: The next Congress & then 2018 (Medium, 11/7/2016) Starting with Congress, then going local, we’ll offer an information tool to help move climate change to the center of public discussion and action.
- Environmentalists Want Your Help Building a Climate Congress (reposted at the popular Truthout website, 10/31/2016) A group of Californians are trying to crowdsourcing a Wiki on the environmental stances of candidates for the US House and Senate).
- Environmentalists Want Your Help Building a Climate Congress (Kathy Kiely in Moyers & Company, 10/25/2016) Faced with a presidential debate season that lacked any real discussion of an issue that the current occupant of the White House, Barack Obama, has identified as a “terrifying” threat, a small but well-connected group of California activists have decided to take matters into their own hands.
New Project Gives Info On Congressional Climate Change Positions (Gina-Marie Cheeseman in Triple Pundit, 10/23/2016) Wouldn’t it be great we could look up the climate change positions of each person running for a congressional office on the Internet? It turns out it does exist, and it’s called the ClimateCongress Wikipedia Project.
Open Letter to Leaders of The US Climate Movement (Medium, 10/13/2016)
"Three Weeks to Get Climate into Congressional Races: An open letter to U.S. Climate Movement leaders we look to and wait to hear from" by this project's co-founders....an informed electorate needs credible information. We’ve built it. Now can you ask people to come? "
Time to focus on electing a Climate Congress (cyclinger in Daily Kos, 10/10/2016) Climate change has been monumentally under-reported in the mainstream media. The topic appears seldom even on candidate website and, to the dismay of activists I know, even Wikipedia has not been covering this issue in its profiles of American politicians. Until now...
Launch Press Release: First-ever Election Resource for Congressional Climate Positions Launches (10/6/2016)