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The EcoRight News represents a one-stop shop for the most recent and compelling conservative climate news from senior lawmakers, thought leaders and the rising voices in the EcoRight. Federal, state and local issues and events are covered, and we feature commentary from EcoRight allies.

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Graham mades bid official

Speaking to a crowd of supporters in his hometown of Central, South Carolina, three-term Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced his candidacy for the presidency. "We must have energy independence," Graham said. "And I believe in the process it...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | June 01, 2015


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Pataki throws hat in ring

Former three-term former New York Governor George Pataki joined a growing list of candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the presidency. He believes in addressing climate change through private initiatives and market-based mechanisms ...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 28, 2015


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Walker: WI will not comply

In a letter sent to President Barack Obama, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is eying a bid for the White House, called the Administration's Clean Power Plan "unworkable" and "riddled with inconsistencies." Wisconsin is one of 15 coal state...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 28, 2015


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Cruz demurs on climate-flooding link

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who in March compared climate change realists to "flat-Earthers," declined to address whether climate change is to blame for the severe flooding that hit his home state this week. "In a time of tragedy, I think it's wron...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 27, 2015


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Santorum announces White House bid

Former two-term Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who won 11 primary states and came in second behind eventual nominee Mitt Romney in 2012, launched his second bid for the White House. Senator Santorum believes climate change is "cyclical" an...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 27, 2015


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Bush on man-made climate change

At a private campaign event in Bedford, New Hampshire, presumed presidential nominee and former Florida governor Jeb Bush told supporters it was intellectually "arrogant" to presume the science of manmade climate change is settled (

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 21, 2015


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Graham: climate is destabilizer

Also in response to President Obama's convocation speech. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who plans to announce his presidential intentions on June 1st, said: "I don't know if it's an immediate national security threat, but I think the ef...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 21, 2015


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First Republican debate announced

Fox News and Facebook are partnering to host the first debate of the presidential election season on August 6th at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. In order to be eligible to participate in the debate, Republican candid...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | May 20, 2015