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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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Former EPA Chiefs Weigh in on What’s Needed for Action on Climate

Four former Environmental Protection Agency chiefs came together last week to call for action on climate change, according to a recent article in The National Journal. The most newsworthy aspect of this story is clearly that all of the EPA heads served under Republican presidents. But also important to note is the former chiefs’ commentary […]

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Clean Med, Clean Climate: Linking Climate, Health, and a Better Future

Last week, nearly 1,000 senior administrators, clinicians, nurses, emergency response teams, operations managers, researchers, architects, engineers, epidemiologists, and city and state administrators representing the broad landscape of sustainable health care came together in Cleveland for the 2014 Clean Med Conference sponsored by Health Care Without Harm – an organization whose President, Gary Cohen, serves as […]

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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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How Collaboration is Advancing Higher Education’s Climate Efforts

Higher education institutions in the United States are famous for their fierce competitiveness. Colleges and universities compete to recruit and retain the brightest students and faculty, secure significant funding for research and infrastructure, and enhance their reputations. They strive to achieve high scores in rankings, which influence their student recruitment success and national stature.   […]

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3 Things to Know About the Private Sector’s Response to Climate Change

Last week, hundreds of sustainability professionals from across the business and financial landscape gathered in Boston for the 2014 Ceres Conference. The event, which marked the 25th anniversary of one of the most influential business sustainability groups, featured dozens of speakers and over 600 attendees from business, government and the NGO sectors. Key highlights included […]

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Faith Leaders Answer the Call on Climate Change Through Blessed Tomorrow

The Blessed Tomorrow Leadership Circle, comprised of more than 20 faith leaders from around the country, is pleased to announce the official launch of their new national program, Blessed Tomorrow. Blessed Tomorrow empowers faith leaders from across religious traditions to be stewards of God’s creation and inspire their congregations, communities, and other leaders to do […]

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7 Ways Health Leaders Are Key to Transforming the ‘Biggest Global Health Threat’ Into Health Opportunity

A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability,” presents some of the strongest scientific evidence yet linking climate change to a variety of significant health impacts. But evidence of impacts alone is unlikely to be enough to spur action on climate and support for solutions. […]

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The Latest in Climate Engagement: A Carbon Fast for Lent

Many people give up things like chocolate or coffee for Lent. But carbon? That’s what the Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, the conference minister and president of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ, and 6,000 other participants across the country have agreed to as part of the Ecumenical Lenten Carbon Fast. According to […]

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Evangelical Christians Taking Lead on Climate Solutions

While some evangelicals perceive a conflict between faith and science, a growing number are starting to rally for climate solutions, according to a recent article in The Huffington Post. Many evangelical Christians are especially motivated by the fact that climate change will disproportionately affect the world’s most poor and vulnerable, or “the least of these,” […]

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