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EcoRight Speaks podcast: Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council exec Sean Sullivan

For this week’s show, I’m happy to share my conversation with Sean Sullivan, the executive director of the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, which is working on a regional resilience strategy in the face of challenges posed by climate change. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN With this region making up the 2nd largest economy in Florida, […]

December 1st

EcoRight Speaks podcast – Celebrating our 100th episode with a “Greatest Hits” retrospective

Happy Birthday to the EcoRight Speaks, your climate-focused podcast brought to you by the team at republicEn.org. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Here’s the thing, you hear my voice week after week but a great podcast takes a fantastic team. Price Atkinson is our esteemed producer (and my wrap up sidekick, Chelsea cheerleader supreme.) […]

November 12th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Todd Myers, author of “Time to Think Small: How Nimble Environmental Technologies Can Solve the Planet’s Biggest Problems”

This week’s esteemed guest is author Todd Myers, whose book “Time to Think Small: How Nimble Environmental Technologies Can Solve the Planet’s Biggest Problems” is coming to a bookstore near you, today, November 1st. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN With nearly two decades experience in environmental policy, Todd Myers works on a range of environmental […]

November 2nd

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Wastewater infrastructure expert Dr. Brandon Shuler discusses the era of rising seas and hurricanes

This week’s featured guest is someone our producer Price Atkinson has wanted to get on the show since season one. Dr. Brandon Shuler is a co-founder of the American Water Security Project (long-time listeners heard from his counterpart, Kirk Mantay, back in season one). By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Brandon, an old friend of Price’s, is dedicated to advancing solutions and […]

October 25th

Instead of working for climate action, American Conservative Coalition uses Neo-Nazi ‘Clown World’ meme to attack climate activists

Conservatives building alternate social media sites where they can be openly anti-Semitic without being kicked off are all the rage at the moment, and CNN’s Jake Tapper recently dipped his toe into this line of work by signing up for Gab. He noticed, like we have on multiple occasions, that “among the conservative memes was embedded some Nazism. I didn’t hunt for […]

October 20th

EcoRight Speaks Podcast: Marine biologist Dr. Nicole Kirchhoff talks water and hurricanes

EcoRight Speaks, season five, episode ten: This week’s guest is no stranger to the podcast, having made a guest appearance back in season one. Dr. Nicole Kirchhoff is the founder and CEO of Live Advantage Bait, a marine biologist with 16 years commercial aquaculture production experience and a doctorate in aquatic animal health, aquaculture, fisheries and conservation. Her […]

October 16th

EcoRight climate news for the week of October 14, 2022

Hi. It’s MID-OCTOBER. When did this happen? We are 17 days away from Halloween, 26 days from the Election, and 42 days from Thanksgiving. But who’s counting? Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read: Our EcoRight Leadership Council member and long-time friend Mary Anna Mancuso is back at it with her latest piece published in The Invading Seas, Our […]

October 15th

Latest climate denier talking point against offshore wind: “Save the whales!”

As offshore wind finally starts getting the policy support it needs to grow, we’ve been watching and waiting for signs that the fossil fuel industry is setting up front groups to sabotage its growing competitor. We expected to find innocuous-sounding groups making surface-level arguments to pretend their opposition is rooted in care about animals, not fossil fuel […]

EcoRight climate news for the week of Sept 24

Hello and happy Friday. I’m coming at you from the Pacific Northwest where I just dropped my younger son off at the University of Oregon. It’s an exciting (empty nest!) and bittersweet (I already miss him) time, but I couldn’t pick a better place for him to be. Of course, the wildfires 50 miles away are […]

September 23rd