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EcoRight Speaks podcast: Nuclear energy expert Steve Nesbit

Today’s guest came via the Ask Bob Anything feature we have been promoting. One of our listeners asked for an episode about nuclear energy and another listener recommended today’s guest. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Steven Nesbit, President of the American Nuclear Society, had a long and distinguished career with Duke Energy Corporation where he performed safety […]

October 22nd

Ecoright Speaks podcast: High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends

This week’s featured guests are two of the co-founders of High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends (HS4CD). You may have heard of Students for Carbon Dividends; they are close friends of ours and we have featured their co-founders on our show. HS4CD is their high school-focused counterpart. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN A student-led campaign created to amplify youth […]

October 19th

Ecoright: On Biscayne Bay with U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar

U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL27) joined us for a “field trip” on Biscayne Bay to learn about local climate impacts. She was an award-winning TV journalist before becoming a Member of Congress, so when she heard the sound bite summation, she called it to her staff’s attention: “‘What happens on the land ends up in […]

October 18th

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

Virtual film screening TONIGHT: “Other Side of the Hill” film looks at climate change impact on rural America

Join us for a (virtual) film screening: Tired of hearing doom and gloom stories about climate change? Join republicEn for an inspiring, solutions-oriented event. Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Other Side of the Hill is a short film exploring the impacts of a changing climate in rural Eastern Oregon — as seen through the eyes of local […]

September 29th

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

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

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