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Accelerating Climate Progress: Prominent Leaders Share Their Insights

Our American Climate Leadership Summit last September brought together more than 200 CEO-level leaders from a variety of sectors. With “solutions” as the focus of the event, these leaders spent the afternoon sessions collaborating on key priorities for accelerating climate progress in 2017 and beyond.   Now that we’re a few months into 2017 (and […]

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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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For Loyola University Chicago, Climate Action Is Key to Their Mission

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) and ecoAmerica’s higher education program, Solution Generation, have selected Loyola University Chicago as the winner of the 2016 Climate Leadership Awards. Loyola stood out for their ambitious climate action plan, with a goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2025.   As a Catholic, Jesuit university, Loyola is […]

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On Climate Change, It’s a Matter of Trust

Who do Americans trust for information about climate change – scientists and political leaders, or their neighbors, doctors, and religious leaders?   A newly published article co-authored by ecoAmerica President Bob Perkowitz, ecoAmerica’s Chief Engagement Officer Meighen Speiser, and Social Psychologist Dr. David Sleeth-Keppler examines that question in depth. The paper, titled It’s a Matter […]

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Protecting Climate Progress: ecoAmerica Leaders Gather to Discuss the Implications of the Election

Climate advocates in America (and around the world) woke up to a new reality on November 9th. We are all now looking for common ground to address the threats to climate progress that the Trump administration presents.   On November 29th, leaders from the Blessed Tomorrow, Climate for Health, and Path to Positive Communities programs […]

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American Leaders to Trump: U.S. Must Look Forward, Not Backward on Climate Change

President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to reverse much of the progress our nation has made on climate. His recent appointment of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a fierce critic of the Environmental Protection Agency, to be the EPA’s administrator is a clear indication he intends to follow through on that plan. This is why almost […]

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New Research: Latino Climate Messaging Report and Webinar

Climate change is not a new issue for Latinos. More than 60 percent of U.S. Latinos live in the states most affected by air pollution, high temperatures, flooding, and other climate impacts, making them disproportionately vulnerable to health and economic risks. As a result, Latinos – especially Spanish-speaking Latinos – are aware of and support […]

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American Climate Leadership Summit Recommendations Report Now Available

Climate leadership can come from anywhere, and it takes many forms. On September 14-15, over 200 CEO-level leaders and experts from business, health, faith, higher education, communities, government, culture, philanthropy, and climate gathered in Washington, D.C. for the American Climate Leadership Summit. Over two days filled with inspiring speeches, panel discussions, working groups, and strategy […]

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September 30th Webinar Offers Health Professionals Strategies to Talk about Climate Change

On September 30th from 1pm to 2pm ET, our research team will present a free webinar to give attendees and in-depth look at our new communications guide, Let’s Talk Health and Climate, and we invite you to join us.   Let’s Talk Health and Climate: Communication Guidance for Health Professionals is designed for experienced and […]

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Coming Together on Climate Solutions – Notes From the 6th American Climate Leadership Summit

Over the past few years we have witnessed two watershed trends in the movement for effective climate solutions: on one hand, historic progress has been made at the international level with multinational pacts such as the Paris Agreement and the binational agreements between the United States and China. On the other hand, we’ve seen action […]

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