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  • Trusted Messengers, Trusted Messages

    Trusted Messengers, Trusted Messages

    Of the over 327 million people residing in the United States of America, roughly 1 in 4 people — or just over 80.5 million — identify as evangelical Christians. More than half of this group rejects the notion that the activities of humans have caused climate change, either in part or in whole. The American…

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  • Survey Finds Support for Climate Solutions in Southwest Florida

    Survey Finds Support for Climate Solutions in Southwest Florida

    A recent survey conducted by ecoAmerica and Lake Research Partner revealed surprising attitudes among resident of Southwest Florida, finding that Hurricane Irma was a wake-up call to establish climate solutions for the area. The survey was commissioned by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, who has been working on natural resource conservation and wildlife protection in…

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  • ACLS19 Climate Leader Q&A: Dr. Jalonne White-Newsome

    ACLS19 Climate Leader Q&A: Dr. Jalonne White-Newsome

    The American Climate Leadership Summit 2019 (ACLS19) on May 1-2 will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates. This year’s theme is “Breakthrough,” and we’re looking for just that — breakthrough strategies and ideas to help transform climate action into a true national priority. ecoAmerica asked our ACLS19 speakers to shine a light on…

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  • ACLS19 Climate Leader Q&A: Georges Benjamin, M.D.

    ACLS19 Climate Leader Q&A: Georges Benjamin, M.D.

    The American Climate Leadership Summit 2019 (ACLS19) on May 1-2 will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates. This year’s theme is “Breakthrough,” and we’re looking for just that — breakthrough strategies and ideas to help transform climate action into a true national priority. ecoAmerica asked our ACLS19 speakers to shine a light on…

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  • Americans Are United on Climate Solutions

    Americans Are United on Climate Solutions

    New Poll Shows Democrats, Independents and Republicans Aligned in Support for Key Policies of Green New Deal and other Climate Solutions   Washington, D.C – Americans across party lines are concerned about climate change and majorities support proposals for a variety of solutions, according to a new poll released today by ecoAmerica and Lake Research…

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  • American Climate Perspectives Survey 2019, Vol. III

    American Climate Perspectives Survey 2019, Vol. III

    Health Is A Major Motivator for American Climate Action Last fall, several national and international academies issued reports on the impacts of climate change, including on human health. From the IPCC to NCA, WHO and Lancet reports, the impacts on health were found to be more severe and pervasive than previously thought. But are Americans…

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  • A New Era for Climate Action

    A New Era for Climate Action

    As science becomes reality and the future bursts upon us, the debate on climate change is heating up. Newly empowered Democrats didn’t waste a week in the 116th Congress before launching climate hearings and introducing legislation. One proposal, an economic stimulus program called the Green New Deal is designed to eliminate carbon pollution by 2030…

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  • ecoAmerica Announces Meighen Speiser as Executive Director

    ecoAmerica Announces Meighen Speiser as Executive Director

    ecoAmerica Announces Meighen Speiser as Executive Director Washington, DC – ecoAmerica, a nonprofit organization that builds institutional leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the United States, today announced that Meighen Speiser will assume the role of Executive Director effective immediately. “ecoAmerica’s Board of Directors is pleased that Meighen Speiser has agreed…

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  • ACLS19 Climate Leader Q&A: Ellen R. Stofan, PhD

    ACLS19 Climate Leader Q&A: Ellen R. Stofan, PhD

    The American Climate Leadership Summit 2019 (ACLS19) on May 1-2 will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates. This year’s theme is “Breakthrough,” and we’re looking for just that — breakthrough strategies and ideas to help transform the climate action into a true national priority. ecoAmerica offered some of this year’s guest speakers the…

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  • Turning Climate Panic Into Progress: Your Talking Points

    Turning Climate Panic Into Progress: Your Talking Points

    If Americans are hearing anything about climate change, it is likely the bad news. Our planet and its oceans are warming faster than predicted, causing billion-dollar weather disasters, a myriad of health impacts, climate refugees and more, with little time to turn it around. Headlines from recent climate reports confirm that we have only a…

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  • American Climate Perspectives Survey 2019, Vol. II

    American Climate Perspectives Survey 2019, Vol. II

    Climate Attitudes Differ in Rural, Suburban, and Urban Living Climate change impacts all Americans, but presents itself differently in every corner of the U.S., ranging from hurricanes to droughts, superstorms and Nor’easters. To inspire more Americans to engage on the issue, we need to meet them where they live – and relate the issue to…

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