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  • Announcing: 2024 American Climate Leadership Awards Semifinalists
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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
    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…

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  • Announcing The Blessed Tomorrow Carbon Offset Program

    Announcing The Blessed Tomorrow Carbon Offset Program

    America’s faith communities want to care for God’s creation and are ready to act on climate solutions. They are increasingly having conversations about climate within their congregations, and there is a robust trust in faith leaders as a source for information about a warming world. But faith leaders recognize that talking about climate solutions alone…

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  • Our Future v. The United States

    Our Future v. The United States

    October is traditionally celebrated as children’s health month. This is a time to bring attention to health issues unique to children as they grow, and work to improve the environments they’re growing in, to make them safer and healthier. It takes a village: family, neighbors, teachers, clinicians, and policymakers are all responsible for ensuring a…

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  • Climate as a Voting Issue, Part 2: A Majority of Americans Would Vote For A Climate Candidate
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    Climate as a Voting Issue, Part 2: A Majority of Americans Would Vote For A Climate Candidate

    With elections just around the corner, and recent news coverage about politicians talking about climate change, Americans are beginning to think about the candidates and issues they will have the opportunity to vote on this November. Part of the mix of concerns will be about the impacts of climate change and the will for policymakers…

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  • Voting and Climate Change: Talking Points
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    Voting and Climate Change: Talking Points

    The midterm elections are just around the corner, and many Americans are beginning to have political discussions with their friends and families, colleagues, and communities. Amongst a myriad of voting concerns is climate change. And, even though it might not be many Americans’ top concern, it is high concern nonetheless. A majority of Americans are…

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  • Cut Scenes from the Greatest Climate Show on/for Earth (GCAS)

    Cut Scenes from the Greatest Climate Show on/for Earth (GCAS)

    Last week, ecoAmerica had the privilege of joining climate leaders from across the globe in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit — recognizing the extraordinary climate leadership by national, but more importantly, sub-national entities. The all-star cast of speakers included a surprise video from President Obama, notable leaders from the United Nations, states, corporations, big…

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  • Florence, Maria, and Me: Extending our Thoughts, Prayers, and Climate Action
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    Florence, Maria, and Me: Extending our Thoughts, Prayers, and Climate Action

    Our hearts go out to the people affected by hurricane Florence, and the people of Puerto Rico who are still suffering one year after Hurricane Maria. These tragic events have impacted millions of us, and even more so our vulnerable populations including children, the elderly, people with compromised health, and disadvantaged communities. Our seasons are…

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  • Climate as a Voting Issue, Part 1: September American Climate Perspectives Survey
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    Climate as a Voting Issue, Part 1: September American Climate Perspectives Survey

    This election season has been filled with reports showing the widening partisan divide in America. Opinion gaps are growing on topics such as poor and disadvantaged communities, the size of government, corporations, military, immigration or other key social issues. Climate change has been no stranger to partisanship. So, how does the topic of climate change…

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  • Are Americans Connecting Severe Weather to Climate Change?
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    Are Americans Connecting Severe Weather to Climate Change?

    Download full report Throughout the country, Americans are noticing something different about the weather. The seasons feel warmer, wildfires seem worse, and floods and hurricanes are more severe. But when they turn on the news or pick up their newspapers, there is little mention of climate change. There is talk of more intense wildfires coupled…

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  • Extreme Weather and Climate Change: Talking Points
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    Extreme Weather and Climate Change: Talking Points

    Download Talking Points Whether Americans are looking out their windows, or turning on the local news, we are increasingly confronted by severe weather events — unprecedented droughts, storms, floods and heatwaves are being seen and felt nationwide and around the world. The impact of this “new normal” is changing our lives. Destruction of property from…

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  • Climate Change Can Bring Us Together: 5 Simple Rules for Climate Advocacy
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    Climate Change Can Bring Us Together: 5 Simple Rules for Climate Advocacy

    Everywhere we turn it seems we bump up against something political. The news we watch, the athletes we support and even the restaurants where we eat are all increasingly viewed through the lens of partisan politics. Climate change has been viewed similarly, but we have an opportunity to bridge the divide. When it comes to…

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  • Three Takeaways on Nuclear Power Survey
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    Three Takeaways on Nuclear Power Survey

    Within the climate community, one of the greatest areas of debate is the role of nuclear energy in the mix of climate solutions. Nuclear power already accounts for nearly 20% of America’s power supply, and there are growing voices of support for researching, developing, and building greater nuclear power capacity as part of a broader…

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