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6 helpful hints for talking to family about climate change this Thanksgiving (Podcast)

Before convening for Thanksgiving dinner or over Zoom, we encourage our community to listen to the latest episode of the “How to Save a Planet” podcast. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Their episode this week is titled Trying to Talk to Family about Climate Change? Here’s How and it features our Executive Director Bob Inglis and his son Rob, who […]

November 23rd

EcoRight Speaks podcast: LCRI’s Nick Johnson and Jim Wallis

The efforts to reduce greenhouse gases made by rural communities are an important part of the story, thus we are eternally grateful that past webinar guests Nick Johnson and Jim Wallis from the Lake County Resources Initiative and stars of the documentary the Other Side of the Hill (which you should check out – watch the trailer below the podcast) are this week’s […]

November 18th

EcoRight climate news for the week of November 12

Hello and happy belated Veterans Day to those who served. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Update from COP-26: Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski was the lone Republican to join the Senate delegation to the COP led by Delaware Senator Chris Coons, best known for co-founding the Senate Climate Solutions Caucus with Senator Mike Braun. At a panel event on clean energy innovation hosted by […]

November 12th

Climate Brief: Indigenous vs carbon offsets; GOP presents a Red New Deal

This week, Tom BK Goldtooth, the charismatic leader of an Indigenous grassroots movement who is participating with other activists at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow called carbon offsetting “part of a system that privatizes the air that we breathe.” By Meteor Blades LEADER OF INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK DENOUNCES CARBON OFF-SETTING One of the founders of […]

November 11th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: National security expert Sherri Goodman

This week’s guest is such an influencer in her sphere of expertise that I cannot do her bio justice. Sherri Goodman is currently a Senior Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Polar Institute. She is rightfully credited with educating a generation of U.S. military and government officials—including my late boss, Senator John Warner—about the […]

November 9th

EcoRight climate news for the week of November 5

Hello, welcome to November! The second best month of the year is for cozy sweaters, fire places and climate COPs! More on that below. But first, in case you’re one of the few people who still keeps a clock that doesn’t automatically change itself, remember to fall back on Saturday night and enjoy your extra hour of […]

November 5th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Advanced energy economy guru Cortney Piper

I’m so stoked for this week’s guest. Cortney Piper is a communications expert, a passionate advocate for innovation, a former candidate for local office, former political contributor, and was once a competitive swimmer. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN She also has four-year old triplets… There is so much that she has already achieved in life […]

November 2nd

EcoRight climate news for Halloween week

Boo! Here we are cruising through fall. Whatever spooky plans you have for Sunday, nothing is scarier than unmitigated climate change! (I know, that went dark fast…hurry, move on to the next paragraph.) Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must watch: This segment from CNN delves into the history on climate science denialism and features our own Bob […]

October 29th

EcoRight Speaks podcast – OG EcoRighter Alex Bozmoski

We are happy to welcome back to the show our dear friend Alex Bozmoski. In honor of his appearance, I thought it would be interesting to share our origin story. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN  Back in 2014, our mutual friend Andrew Holland, who ICYMI has been a guest twice on the show, told us we needed […]

October 26th

Ecoright climate news for the week of October 22, 2021

Hello! TGIF! What fun do you have planned for the weekend? We have pumpkin carving, baseball, and gardening. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Spotlight on the EcoRight: We love to see a good collab and are even happier when the effort involves our favorites. Cheers to our ED, Bob Inglis, and our Spokesperson, John Sweeney, for their joint op-ed […]

October 23rd

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Nuclear energy expert Steve Nesbit

Today’s guest came via the Ask Bob Anything feature we have been promoting. One of our listeners asked for an episode about nuclear energy and another listener recommended today’s guest. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Steven Nesbit, President of the American Nuclear Society, had a long and distinguished career with Duke Energy Corporation where he performed safety […]

October 22nd

Ecoright Speaks podcast: High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends

This week’s featured guests are two of the co-founders of High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends (HS4CD). You may have heard of Students for Carbon Dividends; they are close friends of ours and we have featured their co-founders on our show. HS4CD is their high school-focused counterpart. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN A student-led campaign created to amplify youth […]

October 19th

Ecoright: On Biscayne Bay with U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar

U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL27) joined us for a “field trip” on Biscayne Bay to learn about local climate impacts. She was an award-winning TV journalist before becoming a Member of Congress, so when she heard the sound bite summation, she called it to her staff’s attention: “‘What happens on the land ends up in […]

October 18th

Evangelical Christians applaud Biden’s restoration of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase national monuments

The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) applauds President Biden’s proclamation to restore the previous boundaries to Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monuments. By Rev Mitch Hescox Evangelical Environmental Network  Just a few years ago, over 200,000 pro-life Christians responded against the previous administration’s unwise decision to reduce the boundaries of these National […]

Ecoright news for the week of October 15

Hello, happy Ides of October. (Is that a thing? I didn’t look it up.) Anyway, here we are in the middle of the month already, with Thanksgiving and Christmas within sight. By next week, I will be ready to start contemplating desserts for Turkey Day. (This time of year is my Super Bowl.) Chelsea Henderson […]

October 12th