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VIDEO: The Rooney carbon tax bill

In late July, Republican Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida introduced his much anticipated carbon tax bill, the Stemming Warming and Augmenting Pay Act — or

Wen headshot square web Wen Lee | August 05, 2019


Starting your week off with a bang...

What a way to kick off an already hot week. First there was our Ohio-based spokesperson Tyler Gillette's op-ed in the Columbus Dispatch. In his thought piece

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 05, 2019

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Climate Week En Review, August 2, 2019

Happy August! While this is typically a brutally hot and humid month in the DC area, we're inching close to the best season, fall... when the leaves turn and kids go back to school and sweaters come out of hiding. Unless we screw it all up b...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | August 02, 2019

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Carbon tax's triple header

We are in the luxurious position of having multiple carbon tax bills floating around Washington, DC, including two sponsored by Florida's Rep. Francis Rooney, enough to make the EcoRight jump for joy. But how to distingui...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | July 30, 2019

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Graves changing face of GOP on climate

Louisiana Rep. Garret Graves, who after much wrangling with leadership earlier this year for "a better way to apply Republican principles" to climate change now serves as the top ranking Republican on the House Select Commit...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | July 29, 2019

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Climate Week En Review, July 26, 2019

Happy last Friday in July! Today I'm thrilled to report that on my morning run, it was 30 degrees cooler than it was last Friday when I went for a run. Especially good because the EcoRight was hot hot hot this week. "I can tell you from what...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | July 25, 2019

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Rooney to introduce carbon tax bill 🙌

On Thursday, Florida Rep. Francis Rooney, co-chair of the House Climate Solutions Caucus and conservative leader on climate change, is expected to introduce his much-talked about carbon tax bill. Unlike a previous ...

20141118 chelsea 122 Chelsea Henderson | July 24, 2019

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EcoRight Speaks: Interview with Katie Esterly

The #EcoRight speaks up! In this series, we profile republicEn members across the country: conservatives, libertarians, and independent thinkers who recognize the seriousness of climate change and support pragmatic solutions.

Ben Benjamin Mutolo | July 23, 2019