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American Climate Metrics Survey 2016: Children, Morality, and Responsibility Top American Climate Concerns

  According to the American Climate Metrics Survey 2016, 87% of Americans feel a moral responsibility to create a safe and healthy climate for themselves and their children. They also support charging polluters a fee on the pollution they create, and see the personal benefits of climate solutions.   The concern that Americans have about […]

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American Climate Perspectives: Few Americans Support Trump Plan to Kneecap EPA Climate Action

Americans who voted for Donald Trump expect him to “Make America Great Again,” but they don’t think gutting the EPA and withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord is the way to do it. According to ecoAmerica’s February survey, only nine percent of Americans think Trump should limit EPA actions on climate change. Similarly, only 19% […]

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Shedding Transaction for Transformation. Building Climate Constituency With Categorical Imperative.

Meighen Speiser is a Member of the Board of Directors at ecoAmerica.   I have always refused to self-identify as an environmentalist. An activist? Not me. Something about those labels didn’t set well. They conjured up images of people, actions, and methods of forging progress that were fueled with anger and protest.   As a […]

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Vote for ecoAmerica’s Workshop at SXSW Eco!

ecoAmerica is excited to announce our proposal to lead a climate messaging workshop at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas this coming October. And, we’re asking for your help to make this workshop a reality. As part of the panel-picking process, we need your vote!   The workshop is designed to share our latest research on […]

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2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit: Creating a Tipping Point for Climate Solutions

Where can you find a bishop, a doctor, and a mayor talking about climate change, and collaborating on ways to inspire Americans on solutions? The Path to Positive 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, that’s where!   How often do 200 leaders from across industries and the nation have a chance to work together on the world’s […]

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More Speakers Announced! 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit

We are pleased to announce several additional speakers who will be joining our 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, taking place May 20-21 in Washington, DC.   Our eminent speakers will share their thought leadership to chart a new course on climate change. The growing list of participating speakers now includes:   • Dr. Carlton Brown, President, […]

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Key Speakers Announced! 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit

Curious to know who will be sharing their insights at the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit? In addition to the growing list of attendees, we are pleased to announce our starting lineup of great speakers.   Path to Positive, the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, is a dynamic and highly interactive convening. Attendees will be immersed in […]

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Announcing the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, May 20-21

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce our 5th annual leadership summit. Path to Positive, the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, is being held on May 20th and 21st, 2015 in Washington, DC.   The Path to Positive begins with the simple premise that the greatest obstacle to our nation leading on climate change isn’t a lack of […]

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Report Release: Changing Seasons, Changing Lives Leadership Summit

by Meighen Speiser On October 5th, 2012, nearly 100 leaders representing a diverse array of organizations from around the nation joined ecoAmerica in DC for a day of sharing and collaboration at the Changing Seasons, Changing Lives Leadership Summit. The Summit brought new information and insights to these dozens of leaders that stimulated thought, discussion, […]

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Want Support for Action on Climate? Start by Asking Americans to Prepare [Research]

by Meighen Speiser For most Americans, the connection between weather events and climate change has been vague — portrayed as an abstract, scientific issue with distant consequences. As visible impacts accelerate, climate change is increasingly our reality. Last week Americans experienced Sandy-induced flooding, power outages, business closures, and deaths. With science showing Sandy was exacerbated […]

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