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  • ecoAmerica Accredited to the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) of UN Environment Programme

    ecoAmerica Accredited to the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) of UN Environment Programme

    Climate change is global, and ecoAmerica is joining a UN dialogue and network for organizations tackling climate protection and other major environmental challenges. ecoAmerica was recently accredited to the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) of UN Environment. Accreditation provides non-governmental organizations with observer status to the Assembly and its subsidiary bodies of the UNEA of UN…

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  • New Hope for Action: Key Republican Climate Attitudes Shift

    New Hope for Action: Key Republican Climate Attitudes Shift

    As we transition into 2019 and welcome a new Congress, there is renewed hope for climate action. While partisan gridlock remains the greatest impediment to bold climate solutions, there is a shift in partisan attitudes in favor of progress in 2019 and beyond. Republicans are increasingly aware that the climate is changing. They see these…

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  • Climate Priorities for the New U.S. Congress

    Climate Priorities for the New U.S. Congress

    Last month’s election results sent a clear message: Americans consider climate change a top priority, and they want elected office holders to act. As the 116th Congress prepares to be sworn into office next month, many Americans are rightly questioning whether they will push forward climate policy with the needed speed and efficacy. So as…

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  • Climate Change is Making Headlines: How to Talk About it

    Climate Change is Making Headlines: How to Talk About it

    Starting meaningful conversations about climate change with our friends, neighbors, colleagues, and policymakers has been a challenge in the past. How do you bring up the topic? How do you have a productive discussion?  Recent headlines about reports from the IPCC, NCA4, WHO, the Lancet reports, and other precursors to COP24, give us an opening…

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  • Jennifer Roberts, 58th Mayor of Charlotte, to lead Path to Positive Communities for ecoAmerica
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    Jennifer Roberts, 58th Mayor of Charlotte, to lead Path to Positive Communities for ecoAmerica

    Jennifer Roberts, 58th Mayor of Charlotte, to lead Path to Positive Communities for ecoAmerica Four-term County Commissioner, Former Mayor and Climate Leader to Lead National Action, Advocacy in Local Communities WASHINGTON, DC – Today non-profit ecoAmerica announced that Jennifer W. Roberts will become the director of its Path to Positive Communities program, effective December 17, 2018. Roberts,…

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  • Serving Up Climate Conversations for Thanksgiving
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    Serving Up Climate Conversations for Thanksgiving

    It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins are being carved, meals are being prepared, and most importantly, families are gathering. Thanksgiving is a time to catch up with loved ones, feast, and be thankful. Given the many extreme weather events that happened this year, it may be likely that a loved one has been impacted.…

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  • Phil Sharp Elected Chair, Board of Directors, for ecoAmerica

    Phil Sharp Elected Chair, Board of Directors, for ecoAmerica

    Phil Sharp Elected Chair, Board of Directors, for ecoAmerica Ten-term Congressman and Climate Leader to Guide Shift to Climate Action, Advocacy WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 15, 2018  – Today non-profit ecoAmerica announced that Phil Sharp will assume the role of Chair, Board of Directors for the organization, effective immediately. Sharp, who served ten terms as a U.S. Congressman…

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  • 72% of Americans Say Climate Solutions Should be a Higher Priority

    72% of Americans Say Climate Solutions Should be a Higher Priority

    Last month, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their special report outlining the consequence of a changing climate, and the measures necessary to avert the most dangerous scenarios. The report is a collaborative effort of 91 authors, more than 150 contributors, and includes over 42,000 expert and government comments. It represents…

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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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