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Jim Hightower – Where did the GOP go? Their 2020 platform is one word: Trump

With our national election looming, someone should put up “lost dog” signs in every neighborhood saying, “Missing: Republican Party Platform.” Voters won’t find one though, for this so-called major political party has decided not to produce a specific statement of what it stands for this year, nor will it offer to voters an itemized set of […]

September 13th

EcoRight climate change news for the week of September 11

It’s hard to believe that today is the 19th anniversary of 9/11, a day I still remember so clearly. Hug your loved ones and remember the kindness we exhibited toward each other on this tragic day. By Chelsea Henderson https://republicen.org/blog/climate-week-en-review-september-11-2020EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Remembering Ted Halstead 🌍 Hearts are heavy at team republicEn.org upon learning of the […]

September 11th

Carbon pricing bill would produce BIG benefits for US households

Last week, Citizens’ Climate Lobby released a working paper that projects the majority of U.S. households will benefit financially under the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 (H.R. 763). The legislation, which is sponsored by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL-22), has 82 cosponsors. By Citizens Climate Lobby The working paper, referred to as the “2020 […]

September 10th

Climate Leadership Council founder Ted Halstead, dead at 52

Hearts are heavy at team republicEn.org upon learning of the untimely death of  Climate Leadership Council founder and CEO Ted Halstead, who died in a hiking accident last week. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN From his TED talk in 2017 (watch it at the bottom of this page!) to his relentless pursuit of the Baker-Shultz carbon dividends plan, he […]

September 9th

Right-of-Center groups push Republican lawmakers to support the Growing Climate Solutions Act

A group of leading conservative organizations joined forces today in advocating for a piece of innovative, limited-government climate legislation that would make it easier for American farmers, ranchers and private landowners to share information and best practices, and to access private sector carbon markets should they choose to voluntarily adopt emissions-reducing agriculture and land management […]

September 6th

Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act proves that bipartisanship can still work in Congress

Last month, Congress passed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) with strong bipartisan support (310 to 107 in the House and 73 to 25 in the Senate). I am grateful to the Evangelical Environmental Network for helping to build this bipartisanship. By James R. Skillen, Ph.D. Evangelical Environmental Network The GAOA has two main components: […]

Utah GOP Rep. John Curtis: Confessions of a climate conservative (Video)

Utah’s Rep. John Curtis, who represents the youngest district in the U.S., addressed the Sutherland Institute on Monday, delivering a virtual address titled: Confessions of a Climate Conservative. Our podcast producer Price Atkinson listened in on those confessions. And here are a few tidbits from Congressman Curtis’ talk.   By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN “If we don’t take a seat […]

August 26th

EcoRight Speaks podcast, Episode Eleven: climate change specialist Dr. Edward Maibach

In today’s episode of the EcoRight Speaks, I am  joined by Dr. Edward Maibach, a Distinguished Professor at George Mason University and the Founding Director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication. Defining himself “first, foremost and always” as a public health professional, Dr. Maibach’s exclusive focus since 2007 has been on climate change as the world’s most pressing threat […]

August 25th

EcoRight climate change news for the week of August 14

Hello from the dog days of summer. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN This week’s must read:  I’m a conservative Christian environmentalist. No, that’s not an oxymoron (New York Times) In this op-ed, Ericka Andersen writes, “There is also an opportunity for new partnerships, both with younger Republicans and Christian communities engaged in the climate fight. Because about 80 […]

August 14th