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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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In tribute: Sen. John McCain

I emotionally hopped on the Straight Talk Express in 1999, one of just a few of my GOP friends to do so. While the word "maverick" has tempered over the years as we've come to expect the unexpected from Sen. John ...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 27, 2018


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Climate Week En Review, August 24, 2018

This summer I've come to you from Paris (oui, oui), Maine (wicked good), the Jersey Shore (family side, not crazy side), and my own backyard. But today, I bring you the week's EcoRight highlights from the most exotic location yet, my sick be...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 24, 2018


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Climate Week En Review, August 17, 2018

Earlier this week, I encountered a person who referred to Wednesday as "mid-Friday." I wasn't buying it then but am happy to usher in the real deal with the big news of the week: the

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 17, 2018


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Climate Week En Review, August 10, 2018

This week's edition of Climate Week En Review is brought to you by my cat Fluffy, proud member of the EcoRight and firm believer that laps are not for laptops but for her leisure.

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 10, 2018


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Majority favors carbon tax

Sixty-eight percent of Americans, including majorities in all 50 states and all 435 Congressional Districts support requiring fossil fuel companies to pay a carbon tax and using the money to reduce other taxes by an equal amount (what the Ec...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 09, 2018


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Sen. Tillis shifts position on climate change

Citing rising concerns from national security experts and uncertainty for business interests, North Carolina's Sen. Thom Tillis said in a recent

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 09, 2018


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Climate Week En Review, August 3, 2018

Happy Friday, EcoRight. Last weekend, I survived my high school reunion, where we tested whether we'd retain memories of an event even if exactly zero people posted pictures to social media using the predesignated hashtag. As evidenced by th...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 03, 2018


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Alaska's draft climate plan includes carbon tax

Alaska's draft climate change plan includes a recommendation the state implement a statewide carbon tax while also supporting a natio...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 02, 2018