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Ecoright news for the week of October 15

Hello, happy Ides of October. (Is that a thing? I didn’t look it up.) Anyway, here we are in the middle of the month already, with Thanksgiving and Christmas within sight. By next week, I will be ready to start contemplating desserts for Turkey Day. (This time of year is my Super Bowl.) Chelsea Henderson […]

October 12th

Ecoright climate news for the week of October 8

Hello! Can you tell I’m in a good mood? That’s because as you read this, I’m on the other side of the country for an outdoor (mostly) weekend with vaccinated friends I haven’t seen in over two years. We will indulge in some of the item pictured above and I hope to return to you […]

October 8th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: former NJ Gov. Christie Todd Whitman

I am so thrilled to bring you our first governor to appear on the show, former New Jersey Governor and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Christine Todd Whitman. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Whitman served as governor of the state of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001, at which point she was confirmed to take the helm at the EPA […]

October 6th

EcoRight climate news for the week of October 1, 2021

Happy October! Fall! Spooky season! Sleeping with the windows open! Whatever your pleasure, I hope you enjoy the changing seasons! By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read: To combat the warming climate, Americans need to emulate the spirit of the ‘Greatest Generation’ (Invading Seas). Our own Bob Inglis is the author of today’s must read. “Solving […]

October 1st

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Rob Sisson of the International Joint commission of transboundary watersheds

I have been eager to bring this week’s guest to the show to talk about how hunters and anglers feel about climate change. In the end, we talked about so much more. Welcome to the show this week our old friend Rob Sisson. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN He’s a Michigander. He’s a Montanan. He’s […]

September 28th

EcoRight climate news for the week of September 25

Hello, EcoRight Superstars. I hope everyone enjoyed National Clean Energy Week, the fall equinox, and the harvest moon. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read: The Future of Conservative Climate Leadership (National Affairs) Our pal (and coiner of the term EcoRight) Alex Bozmoski and ACC’s Nate Hochman teamed up for this think piece. Part history, part crystal ball, they write: […]

September 25th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Protecting the Earth with Eco-Christan Larry Linenschmidt

Today, I’m pleased to welcome to the show a good friend of the podcast and stellar member of the EcoRight, Larry Linenschmidt, who runs the Hill Country Institute, a resource for Christians considering the intersection of faith and culture in the world today. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Joining us in the conversation is our own Bob […]

September 23rd

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

CCL gives conservatives a place to have their voices heard on climate change

As a Republican concerned about climate change, Drew Eyerly often felt like a man without a community. By Steve Valk Citizen’s Climate Lobby “In my own conservative circles, they looked at me like I was crazy, wondering why I would be worried about climate change. And then talking in liberal circles, it was, ‘Well, you’re […]

September 16th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: Mark Fleming, Conservative Clean Energy Network

Welcome back, readers and listeners. This week’s guest is Mark Fleming, the President & CEO of Conservatives for Clean Energy, a Raleigh, NC-based organization that works to educate opinion leaders on the benefits of clean energy initiatives. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Mark brings a host of experiences to his current position, working with policy […]

September 14th

As world burns, PM Morrison says Australia is sticking with coal

Defying a “code red” warning about the climate crisis and sustained pressure to take urgent action on the planetary emergency, the conservative government of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday vowed to continue coal mining.By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams Asked at a press conference whether his government would put a time limit on the coal industry, Morrison responded […]

September 11th

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 27

And here we are, the last Friday of August, fall so near yet still so far. Readers, I am en route to Maine via the Jersey Shore and will not be in your inboxes next week. Enjoy the last week and the last long weekend of summer and see you in September. But before you go, check […]

August 27th

Ecoright Speaks podcast: Houghton College’s environment and sustainability guru, Brian Webb

We find our guests in a variety of ways. Some through our own personal connections. Some of our guests are public figures we admire. This week’s guest was someone our executive director Bob Inglis felt passionate about having on the show. And boy was he right. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Brian Webb is an instructor of Environmental […]

August 25th

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