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Making Climate Change Real: Stop Adapting, Start Preparing

by Bob Perkowitz  Despite political polarization, there are some aspects of the climate issue where broad public consensus obtains. For instance, according to ecoAmerica’s “American Climate and Environmental Values Survey,”1 80 percent of Americans now agree with the statement, “I’ve noticed changes in the seasonal weather patterns where I live.” 77 percent agree that weather […]

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Connecting with Americans: A Fresh Perspective

by Bob Perkowitz   On October 4, 2011, 80 strategic leaders representing academia, business, government, media, NGOs and foundations from various sectors gathered in Washington, DC to share thoughts on protecting ecosystems, people and our planet from the accelerating affects of atmospheric pollution. In a structured day of expert speakers and working groups, participants prioritized […]

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Here’s A Hint: Try Facts and Reality

by Bob Perkowitz   Science is key to denier arguments about climate change. They keep the denial debate vibrant by claiming the science isn’t settled. They embrace the any scientist who disagrees with some aspect of a climate report as if he or she was a messiah.   In response, like Pavlov’s dogs, we begin […]

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It’s Hot! But Fox Only Talks About Global Warming When It’s Snowing

ecoAmerica’s Founder and Chairman, Bob Perkowitz, is featured in a recent video produced by Media Matters that analyzes how Fox News’ climate change denial dialogue is purposely seeding doubt on climate change, dangerously inhibiting the public’s ability to learn the truth, and blocking America’s ability to move on solutions.   Posted 7.20.2011 on Media Matters […]

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Don’t Worry, It’s Safe

by Bob Perkowitz   There is an unspeakable tragedy going on in Japan right now.  It will continue to unfold before our eyes in the days, weeks, months, years, and even decades ahead.  It will reach the coast of America.   This may sound alarmist, but it isn’t.  As the New York Times reported this morning: […]

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Bob Perkowitz Published in Environmental Communication Journal

ecoAmerica's Founder and President, Bob Perkowitz, was just published in Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, Volume 4, Issue 1, released on March 17th. Bob's article in the journal focuses on the Climate and Energy Truths report's findings and impact. The article, Climate Communications: Conflicts and Opportunities, was requested after the report received […]

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ecoAmerica's Bob Perkowitz Live on CNN International

ecoAmerica’s Bob Perkowitz Live on CNN International

ecoAmerica’s President and Founder, Bob Perkowitz, was interviewed live on CNN International last night for their Eco Solutions segment. CNN Hong Kong anchor, Anjali Rao, asked Bob about American attitudes toward climate change, the impact of the Climate Research Unit hacking event on the climate movement and Copenhagen and more. Watch the video after the […]

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350.org Shows the Path to Climate Solutions

350.org Shows the Path to Climate Solutions

Last Thursday saw the release of a new Pew survey on public attitudes toward climate that revealed some hard news: only 57% of respondents think that there is solid evidence that the Earth is getting warmer (vs. 71% in April 2008).  Robert Perkowitz, President of ecoAmerica, discusses this trend, how organizations like 350.org are challenging […]

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