WV Climate Alliance
The West Virginia Climate Alliance is a broad-based coalition of 20 environmental organizations, faith-based, civil rights and civic organizations, and other groups focused on climate change. WV Rivers coordinates the WV Climate Alliance and is committed to growing the movement for climate action. If your organization is interested in joining the Alliance please email us.
Members of the Alliance work together to provide science-based education on climate change to West Virginia citizens and policymakers.
We seek to advance climate solutions that focus on three pillars of reform:
- Climate justice for communities that have borne the brunt of our current fossil-fuel economy
- A true transition for coal miners and other fossil fuel workers likely to be impacted by the transition to a low-carbon economy
- A significant reduction in greenhouse gases in accordance with the findings of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Citizen’s Guide to Climate Change
Created by the WV Climate Alliance in 2020, the Citizen’s Guide to Climate Change is intended for people who are concerned about climate change and want more information. The report provides factual, objective information on the science of why climate change is occurring; identifies key impacts of climate change in West Virginia and across the globe; and outlines some potential solutions.