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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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Path To Positive: Los Angeles Launches At L.A. City Hall

California Leaders Gathered To Discuss Climate Change Solutions   A standing-room only crowd assembled in the Tom Bradley Room of Los Angeles City Hall on Thursday, June 25, for the launch of “Path to Positive: Los Angeles—Leveraging Regional Action for Global Impact on Climate Solutions,” an initiative jointly organized by the nonprofits Climate Resolve and […]

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The Top 5 Traits That Make A Great Leader

At ecoAmerica, one of our main priorities is empowering leaders to build support for climate action. There’s a reason leaders are such an important part of our strategy. Whether they’re the head of a corporation, a church, or a community group, strong leaders share certain traits.   1. They are able to effectively communicate what […]

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How San Diego Is Getting Climate Right

For many people, “getting” climate change is an epiphany. They’ve been in doubt or denial for years. Then, all of a sudden – wham – it hits them. They realize that the seasons and weather they around them really are changing. They confront a new reality for the first time: we have a big problem […]

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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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Switching Gears Towards Climate Solutions

While we’ve been busy working on technical and policy solutions for climate change in earnest for well over a decade, the work on building public support for solutions has lagged well behind.   Stories like the one below (Climate Change is Putting World at Risk of Irreversible Changes…) are motivating to some of us, but […]

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Climate Change: Confusion, Deception, and Making a Difference

There’s an industry of people working to shape public opinion on climate change nowadays, making it hard for most of us to sort out facts and reality from self-serving claims of special interests. As individuals, though, our biggest challenge may be sorting out our own bias and misconceptions – we all have some. Here are some common […]

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“Moving American Communities Towards Sustainability”: Bob Perkowitz at National League of Cities Conference

In a recent National League of Cities Leadership Training session, sustainability “veterans” lead discussions on how communities can move forward in their sustainability efforts. Amongst the speakers was ecoAmerica’s president Bob Perkowitz, who stressed the importance of connecting the goals of sustainability to existing communities. By pin pointing what community values and integrating sustainability as […]

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Bob Perkowitz Speaks at the New Economics Institute’s Conference [Video]

This past June ecoAmerica’s Bob Perkowitz spoke at the New Economic Institute’s Strategies for a New Economy 2012 Conference in a session titled Changing the National Conversation through Message, Research, & Communications.  In an excerpt of Bob’s speech below, by pulling key insights from his unique blend of expertise in corporate marketing and innovative approaches at […]

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Following the Polling on Global Warming

by Bob Perkowitz  Just like the rest of the planet, America is heating up. So far this year we are seeing nine new record high temperatures for every record low. Some of those new record high temperatures are literally frightening, smashing old all-time records by 30 degrees or more. Even as they continue to deny […]

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