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Day 2: ecoAmerica in Paris – Latino Leaders on Democratizing the Climate Process

The grand postmodern hall in the “Order of the Architects of the Isle of France,” a stately building near the gare de l’est train station in Paris, is abuzz with a language that is not French. This is a gathering to celebrate U.S. Latino and Latin American leadership on climate change at the Paris climate talks. Spanish rules. […]

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Day 1: ecoAmerica in Paris – Health and Climate

ecoAmerica’s Vice President of Development, Peggy Knudson, is in Paris for the climate talks (COP21). She will be sending dispatches from Paris all week, sharing firsthand observations and analysis, and interviewing climate and ecoAmerica leaders. Today Peggy shares an interview with Dr. John Balbus, ecoAmerica leader and senior adviser to the director of the National […]

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Leaders From Across the Nation Join MomentUs Summit to Take Action on Climate Change

A diverse group of high-profile leaders including climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, named one of TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People,” are joining more than 140 leaders from faith, business, health, education and communities to develop actionable solutions to climate change at the MomentUs Leadership Summit on May 21 and 22 in Chicago.   “We […]

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New Poll: Americans Will Act on Climate, If Their Peers and Leaders Ask Them To

A new polling report released this month reveals that Americans are willing to take steps in their lives to take action on climate with just a little bit of nudging from those around them. The poll, jointly conducted by the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Project on Climate Change […]

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Climate Change: Deeper Than Messaging

Humanitarianism, orienting values, and helping Americans find the path forward by ecoAmerica director Lisa Renstrom   Environmentalists have been trying to get people to understand, believe, and absorb the reality of climate change for decades. Americans have resisted. Why? Because an unstable climate is damn scary and to think that it is our fault is […]

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