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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 […]

Both conservatives and liberals want a green energy future, but for different reasons

Political divisions are a growing fixture in the United States today, whether the topic is marriage across party lines, responding to climate change or concern about coronavirus exposure. Especially in a presidential election year, the vast divide between conservatives and liberals often feels nearly impossible to bridge. By Deidra Miniard, Indiana University; Joe Kantenbacher, Indiana […]

​EcoRight veteran Alex Bozmoski to lead field-wide climate initiatives

Today, DEPLOY/US and republicEn.org jointly announced that Alex Bozmoski, Managing Director of republicEn.org, will transition to a new role as Vice President for Programs with DEPLOY/US. By EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “We’re thrilled to have Alex join our senior leadership team,” said Andrea Yodsampa, CEO and founder of DEPLOY/US. “Alex is a highly respected leader in […]

As the ecoright gains traction, the far right attacks free-market environmentalism

Although we’re generally pretty skeptical of conservative politicians pretending they’re taking climate change seriously, there are undoubtedly good conservative groups pushing for climate action and there are signs they’re making progress. Young conservatives, in particular, are bucking their party line and taking the issue more seriously than their older counterparts. By Climate Denier Roundup Which […]

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

Carbon Fee and Dividend: The free market needs help in dealing with climate change

When USA Today recently editorialized in favor of a national carbon fee and dividend to “prevent further catastrophic changes in the world’s climate,” a dissenting op-ed column by the chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works declared, “Free-market innovation—not government regulation or taxation—is the best way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.” By Jonathan Marshall CCL Economics […]