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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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  • 1 Year In: Poll Finds Trump Stirring Climate Attitudes, Action

    1 Year In: Poll Finds Trump Stirring Climate Attitudes, Action

    Most of what Americans heard from the Trump Administration in its first year focused on dismissing climate change as a man-made problem, undermining the legitimacy of news organizations covering the issue, announcements about regulation rollbacks, and exiting the Paris Agreement. Eschewing support for climate solutions, the rhetoric centered on jobs, the economy, reviving the coal…

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  • Welcome to Climate Talking Points! Your New Tools
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    Welcome to Climate Talking Points! Your New Tools

    Opening Up the Conversation It can be hard to have a positive discussion on climate change. It is a complex issue. Many of us are in our ideological information bubbles or struck by seemingly conflicting information. As we enter 2018, passions are high on both sides, and the stakes even higher. If you want to…

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  • Let’s Lead Case Study: Health Students for a Healthy Climate
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    Let’s Lead Case Study: Health Students for a Healthy Climate

    How are leaders across the country stepping up to take action on climate change? In late 2017, ecoAmerica released Let’s Lead On Climate, a new guide that features nine success stories of initiatives by local organizations who are inspiring and engaging communities around them to make climate solutions a priority. In the guide, you’ll hear from local…

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  • December Poll Finds Climate Action, Concern on the Rise

    December Poll Finds Climate Action, Concern on the Rise

    Anyone paying attention to the news on climate change in 2017 has learned about record-setting climate impacts, dire predictions, and over 30 rollbacks of important protections at the federal level. The abundance of negative news has the potential to deflate aspiration into resignation, and motivation into fatalism. Despite all of the bad news, however, there…

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  • Speaking Through Your Spending: Divesting from Fossil Fuels
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    Speaking Through Your Spending: Divesting from Fossil Fuels

    Last week, in response to the threats posed by climate change, The World Bank made a blockbuster announcement: After 2019, it will no longer finance oil and gas extraction. It shared its decision at  the One Planet Summit, convened by bank president Yim Yong Kim,  U.N. Secretary General António Guterres, and French President Emmanuel Macron to further…

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  • Let’s Lead Case Study: Sacramento Combines Equity Plus Livability
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    Let’s Lead Case Study: Sacramento Combines Equity Plus Livability

    How are leaders across the country stepping up to take action on climate change? ecoAmerica has released Let’s Lead On Climate, a brand-new guide that features nine success stories of initiatives by local organizations who are inspiring and engaging communities around them to make climate solutions a priority. In the guide, you’ll hear from local health, faith,…

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  • 5 Major Nursing Groups Join Climate Action Collaborative
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    5 Major Nursing Groups Join Climate Action Collaborative

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Washington, DC, 11/28/17–Today, the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) and ecoAmerica’s Climate for Health program announced that five prominent nursing organizations have joined them as signatories of the new Nursing Collaborative on Climate Change and Health. The collaborative will empower millions of nurses nationwide to reduce their climate impact, help patients, communities, and…

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  • Let’s Lead Case Study: Midway Church Makes Everyone Welcome
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    Let’s Lead Case Study: Midway Church Makes Everyone Welcome

    How are leaders across the country stepping up to take action on climate change? ecoAmerica has released Let’s Lead On Climate, a brand-new guide that features nine success stories of initiatives by local organizations who are inspiring and engaging communities around them to make climate solutions a priority. In the guide, you’ll hear from local health, faith,…

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  • Let’s Lead Case Study: Florida BRACEs Itself
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    Let’s Lead Case Study: Florida BRACEs Itself

    How are leaders across the country stepping up to take action on climate change? ecoAmerica has released Let’s Lead On Climate, a brand-new guide that features nine success stories of initiatives by local organizations who are inspiring and engaging communities around them to make climate solutions a priority. In the guide, you’ll hear from local health, faith,…

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  • Path to Positive Utah Kicks Off in Salt Lake City
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    Path to Positive Utah Kicks Off in Salt Lake City

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 14, 2017 – Prominent Utah leaders from business, government, higher education, faith communities and civic organizations united on Nov. 14, 2017 to sign a declaration acknowledging shared responsibility for protecting Utah’s economy, air quality and environment, and safeguarding against the risks of climate change. The gathering kicked off Path to Positive Utah, a collaborative initiative sponsored…

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  • Let’s Lead Case Study: A Just, Sustainable Providence
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    Let’s Lead Case Study: A Just, Sustainable Providence

    How are leaders across the country stepping up to take action on climate change? ecoAmerica has released Let’s Lead On Climate, a brand-new guide that features nine success stories of initiatives by local organizations who are inspiring and engaging communities around them to make climate solutions a priority. In the guide, you’ll hear from local health, faith,…

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