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Ecoright Speaks podcast, episode three: Nick Huey on “The Far Middle”

This week, I’m joined in the Ecoright Speaks podcast by special guest, friend of the republicEn.org team, Nick Huey. We cover a range of issues, including his July 2019 testimony before the Senate Special Committee on the Climate Crisis. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Nick coined the expression The Far Middle in his most heartfelt statement, one that […]

New Survey: Americans don’t think the government is doing enough on climate

A new survey conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts finds that two-thirds of Americans think the federal government should do more on climate change. “At a time when partisanship colors most views of policy, broad majorities of the public – including more than half of Republicans and overwhelming shares of Democrats – say they would favor a range of […]

June 27th

EcoRight Podcast: How I changed my father’s mind about climate change

Our podcast is rolling… episode two is live! Check out my discussion with Lance Lawson and his father, Brian Anderson stemming around an op-ed Lance published in January titled How I convinced my dad climate change is real. By Chelsea Henderson Ecoright News/ RepublicEN Lance was a member of our inaugural County Youth Chair program and serves as our youngest Spokesperson. He recently graduated Bayshore […]

June 23rd

American Conservation Coalition takes a clean energy message to Fox News (Video)

Clean energy is part of the solution: Our friends from American Conservation Coalition Campus, the American Conservation Coalition’s advocacy arm, rolled out a week-long ad campaign airing on Fox News, emphasizing the importance of clean energy to the coronavirus recovery efforts. “How we rebuild is how we’ll be remembered,” the narrator states. “Join the young conservatives fighting […]

June 22nd

Ecoright News climate change week in review, June 12, 2020

Welcome to Climate Week En Review. I’m your host, Chelsea Henderson, only slightly bruised from the negative responses to last week’s email. That was me practicing my podcast voice, because readers… the first episode of our EcoRight Speaks podcast is being finalized as I write. See below for more. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN NEW PODCAST—EcoRight […]

June 12th

Ecoright News: Bipartisan ag bill rewards climate-friendly farmers

Indiana Senator Mike Braun joined a bipartisan group of senators, including Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) to introduce the Growing Climate Solutions Act, a bill which would break down barriers for farmers and foresters interested in participating in carbon markets so they can be rewarded for climate-smart practices. The bill has the support of the American Farm Bureau Federation, National […]

The Dude divests: Join a climate chat with Jeff Bridges TODAY at 3 pm

Join award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis for a conversation about climate change. During this interactive virtual event, we will discuss the documentary Living in the Future’s Past (produced by Bridges and featuring Inglis), the challenge of addressing our changing climate, and how conservatives have immense power to make a difference. Please join us! SPEAKERS: Jeff Bridges is […]

Thanks to Coronavirus, Americans now also see climate change as a more immediate threat

A new public opinion survey released by the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication found that even amid the COVID-19 crisis, “a record-tying 73% of Americans think global warming is happening. Only one in ten Americans (10%) think global warming is not happening. Americans who think global warming is happening outnumber […]