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Announcing: 2024 American Climate Leadership Awards Semifinalists

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce the semifinalists for The 2024 American Climate Leadership Awards (ACLA). This year’s group includes advocates, faith leaders, organizers, moms, youth, healthcare professionals, elders, educators, frontline community leaders, and journalists of color who have all been effective in broadening participation in climate action locally, in their states, or nationally.
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White House-HHS Health Sector Climate Pledge

ecoAmerica was recognized on December 3 by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for its public commitments to decarbonizing its operations and improving resilience in the face of climate change. As part of the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), HHS shared that ecoAmerica was one of more than 130 organizations that have joined the White House-HHS Health Sector climate pledge, committing to align with the Biden administration’s goal of reducing emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
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What Americans Agree About on Climate Change

There are obvious facts about climate change and things we don’t know exactly yet. At the same time, Americans have different information sources and different priorities in their lives. Combine these and we end up with different perspectives on climate change. One thing is clear though, as the impacts become evermore undeniable and unignorable, we have an uncertain future for all of us. So, what do Americans think about climate change now?
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31 US Denominations and Religious Groups Launch ONE HOME ONE FUTURE Campaign for Congregations Nationwide

In a historic moment, today 31 US denominations and faith organizations have joined together to launch One Home One Future, a multi-faith campaign to strengthen vitality, relevance, and community connection across generations – to care for our shared home – in local congregations nationwide.
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