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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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Why the Climate Change Issue Could Sway the 2016 Presidential Election

As Americans become more aware of the impacts of climate change on their health and communities, acceptance of climate change has grown, and so has concern. Yet, even though a growing number of us have been saying we need to do something about it, the issue hasn’t been a top priority when it comes to […]

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Florida Mayors: Presidential Debates Must Address Climate Change

As the impacts of climate change become increasingly evident, we’re seeing more and more political leaders from both parties coming together to address the issue, from a Climate Solutions Caucus in the House of Representatives to a coalition of governors who pledged to expand clean energy. The latest example of this trend is happening in […]

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Why Millennials Are Crucial to our Clean Energy Future

As the largest generation in America, millennial voters will have an enormous ability to affect the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Whether they turn out – and who they vote for – will be a key factor in determining America’s clean energy future.   In a new USA TODAY poll, 80 percent of millennials […]

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What Hillary Clinton’s Clean Energy Goals Could Mean for the Climate

According to the latest polls, voters want climate action and will expect their next president to address the issue head-on. Hillary Clinton clearly understands this, based on the aggressive clean energy goals she just announced. She wants the U.S. to get 33 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2027, and wants to see […]

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Is Political Support for Climate Action on the Rise?

Though more and more Americans say they want clean energy and government action on climate change, will they vote for it in 2016? According to a new Washington Post / ABC News poll, climate may be a growing priority for voters – 59 percent said they favor a presidential candidate who wants to fight climate […]

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