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Young conservatives for climate action: Spokesman for CCL and RepublicEN profiled by Vice News

In this Vice News clip, Meet the Conservatives Lobbying Lawmakers to Act on Climate Change, our spokesperson Jacob Abel (who also advocates for the Citizens Climate Lobby’s Conservative Caucus) notes that Congressional GOP leaders will take climate action because they recognize that “young people want to get [climate change] addressed and they want a conservative way to […]

April 2nd

Ecoright News: Florida GOP voters want climate action

A survey commissioned by our friend at the Alliance for Market Solutions (AMS) found that 61 percent of Republican voters in Florida want the country to adopt a “balanced” approach to fighting climate change that considers both environmental and economic impacts, compared with 29 percent who said climate change is not real. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight […]

March 30th

EcoRight climate change news of the week for March 27

As noted last week, it’s hard to find the balance between COVID-19 reporting and climate change. That hasn’t changed, but we will continue to share relevant EcoRight news in the spirit that we have to maintain some normalcy or we will go crazy. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN 🍅🥑P.S. My stress release has been […]

March 27th

EcoRight News: The balance between climate change and the coronavirus disaster

As noted, it’s hard to find the balance between Coronavirus reporting and climate change. But a few thoughtful articles caught my attention today. Hang in there, friends! We are all in this together!   By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Coronavirus and climate change could stretch FEMA beyond its limits (Bloomberg Green): “While the disaster-response agency […]

March 24th

EcoRight climate news of the week for March 20

Dear Readers – I’m going to do something different for this week’s edition. The world feels heavy right now, and understandably, there is not much in the way of climate content. Here at republicEn.org, we have canceled upcoming events and are quickly plotting how to continue to bring our message to the audiences who want and need […]

March 20th

Climate podcast: Thinking as a parent changed his mind on climate denial, says Bob Inglis

In a recent episode of the Ways and Means podcast, former Rep. Bob Inglis talks about how thinking about climate change in the context of being a parent rather than being a Republican was a significant factor in changing his mind about the issue. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “Yeah, I was completely dismissive of climate change,” […]

March 18th

EcoRight News: Bi-partisan group of heavy-hitters meet to work on climate change

Two former GOP governors, John Kasich from Ohio and Arnold Schwarzenegger from California—who together with former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry co-founded World War Zero, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization intended to bring people of diverse backgrounds together to fight climate change—convened a town hall meeting at Otterbein University in Ohio on Sunday. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “Do we […]

March 12th

EcoRight climate news of the week for March 6

Happy Friday! What a week, huh? Between Super Tuesday and the coronavirus, there is certainly a lot of news to digest, which is why we are eternally grateful for your readership. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read: climate change no longer dirty words for Florida’s GOP, but how green will Trump go? (Palm […]

March 6th

Senator Mitt Romney lists climate change among top three global problems

Utah Senator Mitt Romney, a leading EcoRight climate voice in the U.S. Senate, called climate change one of his three greatest fears to “standing applause from the crowd.” (FTR the other two are the national debt and China.) By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Romney said: “People say to me, ‘Are you sure that we’re causing (climate change)?’ And […]

March 3rd