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Teen changes step-dad’s mind on climate change (while going from climate denier to climate hawk)

Yale Climate Connections featured repubicEN spokesperson Lance Lawson in their latest 90-second episode. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN In the episode, Teen changes stepdad’s mind on global warming: both used to think the problem was a hoax, Lance recounts the journey he and his family went on from not believing the science of climate change to […]

August 13th

Ecoright Speaks podcast, episode 8: Conservative eco-activists Kiera O’Brien and Alex Posner discuss carbon dividends

On Tuesdays, we drop podcast episodes! (A prize for whoever gets the reference…) Anyone who is worried about the future of America can rest easy knowing that Kiera O’Brien and Alex Posner are heading up climate change efforts for their generation and beyond.   By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN These two ambitious, thoughtful, smart, kind people join me […]

August 4th

EcoRight climate change news for the week of July 31

Last. Day. Of. July. Also known as: eight days until my baby leaves for college. (I’m not crying, you’re crying.) (Okay. I’m crying.) But for real… there was some activity this week! While we still aren’t up to pre-covid levels of action, it’s nice to see action brewing. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s […]

July 31st

Students for Carbon Dividends organizes student government leaders

Yesterday, Students for Carbon Dividends announced that more than 350 student government groups from colleges and universities in all 50 states, representing more than four million students, signed onto the “Students Government Leaders’ Statement on Carbon Dividends,” one of the largest statements of student body presidents in U.S. history. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “We […]

July 30th

Pro-life Christians call for clean energy, healthy jobs in next coronavirus stimulus package

The Evangelical Environmental Network is pleased to announce the results of our latest petition campaign (text below) where nearly 65,000 pro-life Christians called on their Members of Congress to include clean energy, healthy jobs, and support for farmers in the next stimulus package. These 65,000 join with 2 million other pro-life Christians who have called […]

EcoRight climate change news for the week of July 17

Who’s hot? After 20 consecutive days of 90 degrees or higher, the DC metro area is officially melting. I guess it’s a good thing for keeping people inside? By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read: The mayor of Heber City, Utah, Kelleen Potter, was joined by Bill Rappleye, president and CEO of the Draper […]

July 17th

An open letter to the PA legislature: Evangelicals urge you to defend children’s health, not coal co. profits

Dear Representatives, According to the House Calendar, HB 2025 will be brought before the entire House tomorrow. As you consider the bill’s merits, please consider the old axiom: “penny wise dollar foolish.” There is much discussion and fear about rumors of RGGI closing coal fired electric generating in Pennsylvania. The reality is that coal plants will […]