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Climate Week NYC 2021: Sign up for National Clean Energy Week, too! (In person + online)

Plans next week? If you haven’t already, consider signing up for the 5th annual National Clean Energy Week, and the NCEW21 Policy Makers Symposium launch NEXT WEEK! Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN September 21-23 is the NCEW 2021 Policy Makers Symposium, which serves as a virtual centerpiece for NCEW— the Symposium is a fantastic opportunity to hear from […]

September 20th

EcoRight news for the week of September 17

Hello! It’s Friday, in case you hadn’t noticed or been counting down. It was my 20th anniversary of motherhood this week and, more relevant to this conversation, there is big talk of a carbon tax in the Senate Finance Committee but I don’t want to (1) jinx it or (2) get my hopes up because too […]

September 17th

EcoRight climate news for the week of September 10

Too soon for fall imagery? Hey, pumpkin spiced everything is in the shops, so I say bring on the golden hues of autumn. We deserve it after the hottest summer in the U.S. since the Dust Bowl in 1936. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN (Fun fact: it took the Dust Bowl reaching Washington on the date in 1935 […]

September 10th

EcoRight climate news for the week of August 20

Hello and welcome to Friday. I forgot to mention that July was the hottest month on record. Ever. In the recorded history weather. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN I might never go outside again between the constant heat advisories and the oak mites those of us living in cicada land are enduring. (In case you […]

August 20th

The IPCC Report tells us: There is still hope, but we MUST not wait

Earlier this week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report confirming the urgent status of climate change: that it is human-caused, it is here, and it is accelerating. While the IPCC report confirmed our greatest concerns about climate change, there is hope if we act now. By Reverend Mitch Hescox Evangelical Environmental Network The […]

EcoRight Climate Week En Review: August 13, 2021

Hello…. what a week. On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its sixth report (more on that below) and the Senate passed the long-awaited and heavily negotiated Infrastructure bill, after what feels like 200+ weeks of so-called Infrastructure Week. The bill now moves on to the House. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN We’re also in a […]

August 14th

The EcoRight perspective on the new IPCC Climate Report

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is out—and it’s message is not good. The world is moving closer to a temperature threshold with catastrophic  consequences unless major emitting nations make deep emissions cuts in the coming decades. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “These latest IPCC conclusions couldn’t speak any louder. It’s clear we’re all in […]

August 11th

The Energy Sector Innovation Credit rewards creativity and fosters a clean energy economy

Congratulations to Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) for the introduction of The Energy Sector Innovation Credit (ESIC) legislation. By The Evangelical Environmental Network Rev. Mitch Hescox, President of the Evangelical Environmental Network, released the following statement in response: “As a ministry that believes in allowing individuals to flourish with their God-given talent, […]