Cities, states, and organizations are leading from the ground-up by taking action and helping transition the United States to 100% clean energy. Beyond Carbon is highlighting leaders who aren’t waiting for Washington to take action on climate – they’re addressing the crisis now.

We’re Not Waiting

We’re Not Waiting: Mike Bloomberg, United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Climate Action

Beyond Carbon is the largest coordinated campaign to tackle the climate crisis ever undertaken in the United States. Spearheaded by Mike Bloomberg, Beyond Carbon is accelerating the country’s transition to a 100% clean energy economy.

We’re Not Waiting: Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal campaign

Mary Anne Hitt and Sierra Club are leading the charge with Beyond Coal, helping retire over half of America’s coal-fired power plants.

We’re Not Waiting: Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., President and CEO of Hip Hop Caucus

Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr. of Hip Hop Caucus is fighting for climate justice in communities disproportionately impacted by climate change.

We’re Not Waiting: Nicole Horseherder, Executive Director of Navajo environmental group Tó Nizhóní Ání

Nicole Horseherder and the Navajo community led grassroots efforts to shut down the Navajo Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant, now set to close at the end of 2019.

We’re Not Waiting: Mayor Jenny Durkan, Seattle, WA

Mayor Durkan of Seattle is fighting for cleaner and greener city transportation.