Dear President-elect Biden,

Do not appoint Ernest Moniz.

Ernest Moniz's "all of the above" energy policies might be good for his friends in the coal, oil and gas industries, but they're a death sentence for us and our planet.

It's unacceptable that Ernest Moniz is being considered for a role in the Biden administration — his policies, his financial ties to fossil fuel companies, his contempt for youth climate activists, and his overall unwillingness to do what it takes to protect our future should disqualify him immediately.

Over 75 leading climate & environmental groups are asking President-elect Biden not to appoint Moniz:

Read the letter

More than 145 groups have also called on Biden not to appoint people with ties to fossil fuels. People like Ernest Moniz.

Spread the word about Moniz:

Just because Biden is the president-elect doesn't mean everything is going to be fine — spread the word that we won't accept corporate cronies like Ernest Moniz:

Organizations opposed to Ernest Moniz' involvement in the Biden administration:

  • Action Center on Race & the Economy (ACRE)
  • Anthropocene Alliance
  • Beyond Extreme Energy
  • Biofuelwatch
  • Breakthrough Strategies & Solutions, Inc.
  • Call to Action CO
  • Catholic Network US
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
  • Center for Political Ecology
  • Climate Finance Action
  • Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy
  • Climate Hawks Vote
  • Climate Justice Alliance
  • Community of Urbana-Champaign Cooperative Housing
  • Concord Climate Action Network (CCAN)
  • Cooperative Energy Futures
  • Corporate Accountability
  • Critical Frequency
  • CRP Baltimore
  • Earth Action, Inc.
  • Earth Democracy Committee, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
  • Earth Ethics, Inc.
  • Earth Guardians
  • Endangered Species Coalition
  • Energy Alabama
  • Extinction Rebellion SF Bay
  • Franciscan Action Network
  • Friends of the Earth U.S.
  • GASP
  • Green Delaware
  • Greenpeace, Inc.
  • Hap Mountain Herbal
  • Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Institute for Policy Studies, Climate Policy Program
  • John Muir Project of Earth Island Institute
  • Just Climate
  • Labor Network for Sustainability
  • Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network
  • Long Beach Alliance for Clean Energy
  • Movement Rights
  • NC Climate Justice Collective
  • North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light
  • NTS Group, CEA, City of Boulder Energy Tech Team
  • Nuclear Information and Resource Service
  • Oakland Institute
  • Oil Change International
  • Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Partnership for Policy Integrity
  • Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility, Pennsylvania
  • Progressive Democrats of America
  • Protecting Our Waters
  • Rainforest Action Network
  • Rapid Shift Network
  • Revolving Door Project
  • Rochester DSA
  • Rogue Climate
  • S. R. D. Consulting
  • Seeding Sovereignty
  • Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion
  • STW Consulting
  • Sunrise Movement
  • Sunrise Movement Howard County
  • Sunrise Movement Worcester
  • The Climate Mobilization
  • The Debt Collective
  • The People's Justice Council
  • TIAADivest!
  • Unite North Metro Denver
  • UnKoch My Campus
  • Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Women's Environment and Development Organization
  • Youth vs. Apocalypse
  • 198 methods
  • 350 Action
  • 350 Seattle
  • 350 Triangle
  • 350NH
  • 350NYC


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photo: Anthony DeYoung, NPS