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  • Climate Leaders Share Their Success Stories
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    Climate Leaders Share Their Success Stories

    Across the nation, Americans are now taking up the mantle on climate change as action on the issue moves from the federal level to the state and local level. People are looking to community leaders for solutions. Fortunately, local climate leadership is burgeoning, and with increased visibility and clearer guidance, it has the opportunity to…

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  • American Climate Perspectives: Top 10 Trends in Climate Opinion

    American Climate Perspectives: Top 10 Trends in Climate Opinion

    In an effort to better understand trends in Americans’ shifting attitudes on and awareness of climate change, and to underscore areas of common ground, ecoAmerica synthesized findings from the latest national polls in its American Climate Perspectives: 2017 Annual Summary and released the results in our October 2017 American Climate Perspectives report. Here are the top 10 most significant…

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  • Climate Leader Query: Shantha Ready Alonso
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    Climate Leader Query: Shantha Ready Alonso

    The 2017 American Climate Leadership Summit (October 25-26) will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates.  ecoAmerica offered some of our guest speakers an opportunity to answer up to three questions related to climate change and what we can do about it. Shantha Ready Alonso, Executive Director of Creation Justice Ministries, educates, equips and…

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  • Climate Leader Query: Geof Rochester
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    Climate Leader Query: Geof Rochester

    The 2017 American Climate Leadership Summit (October 25-26) will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates.  ecoAmerica offered some of our guest speakers an opportunity to answer up to three questions related to climate change and what we can do about it. Geof Rochester is Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy, a leading conservation…

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  • Climate Leader Query: Gerald Durley
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    Climate Leader Query: Gerald Durley

    The 2017 American Climate Leadership Summit (October 25-26) will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates.  ecoAmerica offered some of our guest speakers an opportunity to answer up to three questions related to climate change and what we can do about it. The Rev. Dr. Gerald L. Durley is Pastor Emeritus of Providence Missionary Baptist…

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  • Climate Leader Query: Sara Hill
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    Climate Leader Query: Sara Hill

    The 2017 American Climate Leadership Summit (October 25-26) will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates.  ecoAmerica offered some of our guest speakers an opportunity to answer up to three questions related to climate change and what we can do about it. Sara Hill is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, and was appointed Secretary of…

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  • Seizing the Moment to Lead on Climate

    By Daniel Barry Philosopher George Santayana famously said, “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” When it comes to planning and action around climate change, though, we need to flip his advice: If we wish to avoid repeating the past, we must learn from the future. Recent extreme weather events underscore…

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  • Climate Leader Query: Katharine Hayhoe
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    Climate Leader Query: Katharine Hayhoe

    The 2017 American Climate Leadership Summit (October 25-26) will feature conversations with prominent climate experts and advocates.  ecoAmerica offered some of our guest speakers an opportunity to answer up to three questions related to climate change and what we can do about it. Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist and co-director of the Climate Science…

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  • Sustainability City: Climate Week Engages Stakeholders Across Borders

    Sustainability City: Climate Week Engages Stakeholders Across Borders

    The world was watching President Trump on September 19 as he gave his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly in New York, reaffirming an “America First” policy. The previous day,  his chief economic advisor confirmed that the US wants to pull out of the Paris climate agreement –after calling a breakfast meeting many…

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  • Communicating Compassion: Supporting Mental Health Before and After a Storm
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    Communicating Compassion: Supporting Mental Health Before and After a Storm

    Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose have reawakened conversations on the connection between climate change and extreme weather.  And it’s relatively easy to find solid explainers on the science of how our warming world intensifies storms (this one and this one, for example).  But climate communication is about more than just sharing facts and potential solutions.…

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  • Lessons from Harvey: The Need to Lead
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    Lessons from Harvey: The Need to Lead

    Hurricane Harvey, which struck Houston late last month, was unprecedented: The category 4 storm left some 50 inches of rain in its wake, killing more than 60 people and displacing well over 50,000 residents to date. And the extent of damage to homes, businesses, and infrastructure is still being calculated. As Hurricane Irma bears down…

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