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Attending ecoAmerica’s American Climate Leadership Summit 2016

In September, I attended the American Climate Leadership Summit 2016 and I heard story after story about how climate change is impacting different communities and what they are doing about it. The Summit was hosted by ecoAmerica, a non-profit organization that works with partners to build awareness, understanding and action for climate and environmental solutions. […]

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A Call For Health Leaders To Speak Out on Climate Change

In 2014, the climate movement lost a true pioneer. Public health researcher Tony McMichael, who was the first to make the link between global health and climate, passed away in September at the age of 71.   As this NPR article explains, many of the 300+ scientific papers McMichael published over course of his career […]

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New Climate for Health Program Will Help Put America on a Path to Thrive

The Climate for Health Leadership Circle, made up of health leaders from around the country, met yesterday to review progress on their new national program, Climate for Health. This program, part of ecoAmerica’s MomentUs initiative, is due to launch early next year. It will empower health sector leaders and professionals to address the public health […]

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