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EcoRight climate news for the week of June 11

Hello and happy Friday. You made it, we made it, through another week. And a productive one at that. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read: Republicans need to engage in climate politics (Deseret News) Special h/t to our EcoRight friend Tom Moyer for sharing this piece, signed by 25 Utah Republican policymakers. “We haven’t heard enough about innovation […]

June 11th

Young conservatives hold climate rally in Florida

In Biscayne Park on Saturday, a group of young conservatives hosted a rally to signal their support for climate change action. Led by the American Conservation Coalition and Miami Young Republicans, the event was intended to show “conservatives are reclaiming our seat at the environmental table.” By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “Millions of Americans have been misled to think […]

June 10th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Students for Carbon Dividends co-founder and Hoosier, George Gemelas

This week’s guest is George Gemelas, a friend of the EcoRight who just graduated with a Master of Environmental Management degree from the Yale School of the Environment. He is a contributor to Young Voices, a co-founder and the Executive Vice President of Students for Carbon Dividends and George is broadly focused on helping to find common ground across the aisle on […]

Ecoright climate news for the week of June 4

Welcome to June. The cicadas are still singing their song, the humidity is rising, and school’s almost out. And we are keeping busy. Read on! Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read: A faction of conservatives pushes to build its own climate network (NBC News) In this profile of American Conservation Coalition founder Benji Backer, he says: “We want to […]

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Focus group guru Rich Thau

This week’s guest is no straanger to the EcoRight. Rich Thau, the president and founder of Engagious, has spearheaded groundbreaking research in public policy, financial communications, insurance, trial consulting and infomercials. His firm’s clients range from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and The Business Roundtable to CNN and NBC. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Thau regularly advises leaders in Congress and their staffs, Presidential […]

EcoRight: Rep. Fitzpatrick reintroduces MARKET CHOICE Act

Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick reintroduced the MARKET CHOICE Act, the only carbon tax bill being championed by a House Republican. The bill, which has bipartisan support, would implement a fee on carbon emissions, proceeds which would be used to fund infrastructure advancement and development. The bill would also eliminate the gas tax. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “We […]

Ecoright Speaks podcast – Skeptical Science founder John Cook

This week’s guest is the brains behind climate myth busting endeavors like Skeptical Science and Cranky Uncle. John Cook is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Climate Change Communication Research Hub at Monash University. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN He obtained his PhD at the University of Western Australia, studying the cognitive psychology of climate science denial. His research focus is understanding […]

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Professor Dorian Abbot and researcher Alexis Pascaris

My hope is always that you learn something from listening to the podcast, but this week, we decided to be in your face with that sentiment by featuring two guests steeped in academia. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Dorian Abbot is an associate professor at the University of Chicago in the Department of Geophysical Sciences, where he teaches a […]

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Earth Day royalty Tia Nelson

Suprises in programming are normal. But usually they are cancelations. In the case of today’s episode, the opposite happened. Our Executive Director Bob Inglis emailed Earth Day Royalty Tia Nelson and asked her to be on the show and she responeded back with an enthusiastic “how about tomorrow?” EcoRight News/ RepublicEN So on Earth Day Eve, she and I […]

April 27th