Environment

Litter Pickup and Party

Saturday, October 7, 2017 Pick up–10:00 a.m. rain or shine! Party–12:00 p.m. It’s time for Fall litter pickup on Rt. 211. The Rappahannock County Democrats’ designated area is between Massie’s Corner and the Rappahannock County Library. Volunteers are needed for the trash pickup and the party Volunteers should pick up their vests and bags the library at 10 a.m. […]

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The Obama Doctrine, an article in The Atlantic

The Obama Doctrine   The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world. By JEFFREY GOLDBERG Photographs by Ruven Afanador Click here to read the article.    

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The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment released May 6, 2014

On May 6, the Administration released the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment, the most authoritative and comprehensive source of scientific information to date about climate-change impacts across all U.S. regions and on critical sectors of the economy. The report, a key deliverable of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, confirms that climate change is not a […]

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Trash Pick-up Crew, April 2014

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Huge Climage Change Rally on February 17th

On Sunday, February 17, tens of thousands of people will be urging President Obama to move Forward on Climate, as he promised in his inaugural address. I, for one, will be standing strong, and encouraging my friends and neighbors to join me in calling on President Obama and all our leaders to take bold and […]

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One more thing – take down yard signs

You did well, Rappahannock County Democrats, Progressives and Independents! But you have one more task in this election: remove all campaign signs from your yards and driveways. Then rest for a while.You deserve it!  

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Remembering How Far We’ve Come

From Academy Award®-winning director Davis Guggenheim: “The Road We’ve Traveled.” Narrated by Tom Hanks.

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Terry McAuliffe’s Green America: The Huffington Post Interview

Huffington Post’s Natalia Brzeknski recently published an article about former gubinatorial candidate, Terry McAuliffe. The political maverick, famous for his prowess as a formidable negotiator, had a 135-page business plan for Virginia when he ran in 2009. But in the past two years he has brought his plan to life, doing what most successful candidates don’t […]

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Home Energy Efficiency: Audio and Slides

On Tuesday, April 5, Andrew Grigsby addressed the committee on the topic of Home Energy Efficiency and National Energy Policy. Click here for the slides: Part 1 Part 2 Click here to listen to a recording of his talk. Andrew manages Commonwealth Sustainability Works, a local consulting firm providing green building expertise to builders, homeowners,and […]

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Earth Day (+1) Trash Pickup

The Rapp Dems and friends will be celebrating Earth Day on April 23 (the day after the official Earth Day) by picking up trash along US-211. We’ll gather at Massies Corner at 8:30 AM and work our way toward the library where, at 10:00 AM, we’ll enjoy coffee, tea, goodies, and conversation. Hope to see you there! […]

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