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Should Christians care about birds?

Part of being a Christian is creation care. Should Christians care about birds? God did and does. When he created them he called them “good.” He ordered Noah to take into the ark “two of every living thing.” By Jim Cubie Evangelical Environmental Network Genesis 9:15 is best read with open eyes- God’s great covenant […]

EcoRight climate change news for the week of September 11

It’s hard to believe that today is the 19th anniversary of 9/11, a day I still remember so clearly. Hug your loved ones and remember the kindness we exhibited toward each other on this tragic day. By Chelsea Henderson News/ RepublicEN Remembering Ted Halstead 🌍 Hearts are heavy at team upon learning of the […]

September 11th

Climate Leadership Council founder Ted Halstead, dead at 52

Hearts are heavy at team upon learning of the untimely death of  Climate Leadership Council founder and CEO Ted Halstead, who died in a hiking accident last week. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN From his TED talk in 2017 (watch it at the bottom of this page!) to his relentless pursuit of the Baker-Shultz carbon dividends plan, he […]

September 9th

Right-of-Center groups push Republican lawmakers to support the Growing Climate Solutions Act

A group of leading conservative organizations joined forces today in advocating for a piece of innovative, limited-government climate legislation that would make it easier for American farmers, ranchers and private landowners to share information and best practices, and to access private sector carbon markets should they choose to voluntarily adopt emissions-reducing agriculture and land management […]

September 6th

EcoRight climate change news for the week of Sept 4

Hello from Vacationland, the Great State of Maine! I have relished every sunrise and sunset, eaten as many lobster rolls as possible, and enjoyed looking out on the horizon. I hope your week has been equally as fabulous. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN EcoRight Speaks, Episode Thirteen: Governor John Kasich: ICYMI this week, our […]

September 4th

Carbon fee and dividend: Benefits of climate change action START with $700 billion and 70,000 lives saved PER YEAR

Cleaning up the air we breathe will make us healthier—that’s pretty intuitive. But thanks to a new study by leading scientists, using more detailed information, we now know that the health benefits of reduced air pollution are bigger than previously thought. With a climate policy as effective as the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, the […]

September 3rd

Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act proves that bipartisanship can still work in Congress

Last month, Congress passed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) with strong bipartisan support (310 to 107 in the House and 73 to 25 in the Senate). I am grateful to the Evangelical Environmental Network for helping to build this bipartisanship. By James R. Skillen, Ph.D. Evangelical Environmental Network The GAOA has two main components: […]

Utah GOP Rep. John Curtis: Confessions of a climate conservative (Video)

Utah’s Rep. John Curtis, who represents the youngest district in the U.S., addressed the Sutherland Institute on Monday, delivering a virtual address titled: Confessions of a Climate Conservative. Our podcast producer Price Atkinson listened in on those confessions. And here are a few tidbits from Congressman Curtis’ talk.   By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “If we don’t take a seat […]

August 26th

EcoRight Speaks podcast, Episode Eleven: climate change specialist Dr. Edward Maibach

In today’s episode of the EcoRight Speaks, I am  joined by Dr. Edward Maibach, a Distinguished Professor at George Mason University and the Founding Director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication. Defining himself “first, foremost and always” as a public health professional, Dr. Maibach’s exclusive focus since 2007 has been on climate change as the world’s most pressing threat […]

August 25th