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  • American Climate Perspectives Survey 2023, Vol. I
    American Climate Perspectives Survey 2023, Vol. I

    As the country recovers from extreme winter storms that disrupted life across the nation, a new study finds that the majority of Americans are concerned about climate change. ecoAmerica’s latest American Climate Perspectives Survey also identified driving forces behind climate concern.

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  • 2023 American Climate Leadership Awards Semifinalists Announced
    2023 American Climate Leadership Awards Semifinalists Announced

    Climate change is no longer the realm of future scenarios and political banter, it’s a frontline community challenge now being addressed with pragmatic activities to confront 2025 and 2030 realities. From the deep south of Jackson, Mississippi to Illinois to the Hawaiian islands, this year’s ACLA semifinalists represent…

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  • Healthy Community Services, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Healthy Community Services, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Healthy Community Services, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Healthy Community Services is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  Healthy Community Services is a 501c3 non-profit organization located in New Orleans. As the 7th Ward is still rebuilding from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, green infrastructure is a key part of the organization’s vision for a healthier, more resilient neighborhood. Healthy Community Services works to cultivate…

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  • Power Shift Network, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Power Shift Network, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Power Shift Network, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Power Shift Network is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  Power Shift Network is a non-profit organization made up of a network of youth-led social and environmental justice organizations working together to build the youth clean energy and climate movement. Join us at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) to honor Faith in Place and…

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  • Schools for Climate Action, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Schools for Climate Action, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Schools for Climate Action, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Schools for Climate Action is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  Schools for Climate Action is a non-partisan, grassroots, youth-adult campaign with a mission to empower schools to speak up for climate action. They advocate for elected officials to combat the climate crisis in order to protect current and future generations. Join us at the American…

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  • Wisconsin Green Muslims, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Wisconsin Green Muslims, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Wisconsin Green Muslims, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Wisconsin Green Muslims is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  Wisconsin Green Muslims is a grassroots environmental justice group formed in 2005 to connect faith, environmental justice, sustainability, and healing through education and service. Join us at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) to honor Wisconsin Green Muslims and the other ACLA finalists. For more information…

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  • Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Young Evangelicals for Climate Action is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  Young Evangelicals for Climate Action is a group in the United States coming together and taking action to overcome the climate crisis as part of their Christian discipleship and witness. Join us at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) to honor…

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  • Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE) is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  ACE has been involved in the community for over 25 years, working on environmental justice issues. They build the power of communities of color and low income communities in Massachusetts to eradicate environmental racism and classism. Join us at the American…

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  • Elected Officials to Protect America, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Elected Officials to Protect America, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Elected Officials to Protect America, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Elected Officials to Protect America is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  Elected Officials to Protect America is a network of current and former elected officials who care deeply about protecting our planet and people. They are committed to solving the climate crisis, ensuring environmental justice, and protecting our lands and waters. EOPA is the…

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  • Faith In Place, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    Faith In Place, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist

    The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Award 2022 Series.  Faith In Place, American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalist Faith in Place is among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists to be recognized at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2022 (ACLS 2022) on March 28 during the live broadcast.  Since 1999, Faith in Place has empowered Illinois people of diverse faiths and spiritualities to be leaders in advancing environmental and racial justice, providing resources to educate, connect, and advocate for healthier communities. In 2022, Faith in Place entered into a partnership with Hoosier Interfaith Power &…

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  • Collective Efficacy: An Asset for Climate Solutions

    Collective Efficacy: An Asset for Climate Solutions

    Have you ever heard of the term collective efficacy? If you’ve ever sat in on a psychology or sociology course, it may ring a bell. Even if you’ve never heard of the term, you have likely experienced the phenomenon. Collective efficacy “represents a group’s shared belief in its ability to organize and execute courses of action to accomplish shared goals.” In Mental Health and Our Changing Climate, an example is provided that illustrates how individuals will become more confident in the collective efficacy of their community if they witness others participating in resilience-building efforts. From professional cohorts to global social…

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  • American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalists Announced

    American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalists Announced

    American Climate Leadership Awards 2022 Finalists Announced An Extraordinary Mix of National, State, and Local Groups Take Home $10,000 Each  February 25, 2022 — ecoAmerica announces the 10 finalists for the 2022 American Climate Leadership Awards which recognizes, rewards, and amplifies best practices in activating climate change advocacy and action. This year’s group of finalists hail from across the country and is an inspiring mix of youth, faith, elected officials, and community leaders. Each finalist will receive $10,000, and a runner-up and winner will receive $25,000 and $50,000 respectively to continue their work. The winners will be announced live at…

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  • It’s Not Too Late

    It’s Not Too Late

      Global warming seeped into our consciousness during the Carter administration in the late 1970s. Our burning of fossil fuels was pouring gigatons of pollution into the atmosphere and waters changing the chemistry and temperature of the planet, destroying the nature that sustains us, and creating an existential emergency for humans and other life on the planet. Over the ensuing years, the alarms have grown steadily louder. Planetary destruction remains the primary message today on climate change, with one major difference — we’re now told it’s too late – no chance to stave off draconian impacts. We had a chance,…

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