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MacArthur Foundation Pledges Millions in Support of Climate Leadership

The climate movement is at a crucial juncture. With prominent faith leaders speaking out for climate action, the recent launch of the Clean Power Plan, and the U.S., China, and Brazil making major climate commitments in advance of the Paris U.N. conference, we’re seeing a major shift in the right direction – but Congressional support […]

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ecoAmerica’s Bob Perkowitz Speaks at Citizens’ Climate Lobby International Conference (Video)

On June 21, our founder Bob Perkowitz gave an address at the Citizens’ Climate Lobby International Conference in Washington, DC. Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a non-partisan organization focused on generating the political will needed to address climate change.   Bob began his speech by pointing out the biggest challenge facing the climate movement: only three […]

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A Moral Imperative To Lead on Climate – 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit

On Tuesday, Pope Francis sent out a call to care for creation as a matter of caring for all of humanity (via Twitter!). His Papal Encyclical on the environment, due out this summer, is expected to include a call for moral leadership on climate change.   Leaders from across faith traditions have begun discussions on […]

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How to Connect With Americans on Climate Change: New ecoAmerica/CRED Guide Tells All

ecoAmerica and the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at Columbia University are proud to announce the release of their new communications guide, Connecting on Climate: A Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication. The guide explains how anyone, from religious leaders, to healthcare professionals, businesspeople, community leaders, journalists, scientists, educators, policymakers, and other interested […]

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Register Now: ecoAmerica/CRED Webinar on New Climate Communication Guide

  The Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) and ecoAmerica invite you to join us for a free webinar about our new climate communication guide, Connecting on Climate: A Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication. The webinar will be held on Thursday, Dec. 11 from 3:30 – 4:45 pm ET.   The guide explains […]

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Higher Ed Leaders Launch New Campus Climate Program

ecoAmerica is proud to announce of the second MomentUs program, Solution Generation. Solution Generation will empower higher education leaders, faculty, and students with the tools, resources, and network they’ll need to move the needle on climate on campuses nationwide. Twenty higher education leaders across the country, including college and university presidents, sustainability directors, and higher education […]

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Picking the Right Words to Talk About Climate Change

Should we talk about “climate change” or “global warming”? Increases in emissions, or changes in global mean temperatures? Or do these choices even matter? In a recent blog post, communications strategist Jeremy Porter argues that what matters most for public engagement is not whether we talk about “climate change” or “global warming,” but whether or not we […]

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Telling the Good News Story on Climate

Much of what we hear about climate change focuses on the negatives. Yet emphasizing only the negative effects of climate change won’t get us too far in solving the problem. Indeed, research indicates that focusing on the good news–the progress that communities around the world are already making in preventing the worst impacts of climate change–is often […]

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How Climate Change Is Impacting Mental Health Down Under

Research on the mental health impacts of climate change is remarkably scarce, which is especially surprising given that depression is already the second leading cause of disability around the world. Much of the research that does exist, has been done Down Under, where a small but dedicated team of researchers has been exploring the mental health implications […]

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