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No matter the outcomes on November 3rd, charting a clear path forward on climate change solutions is essential. Solutions that can minimize impacts, address health, racial and economic inequities, and build our communities and economy back stronger than ever are at hand. We need to unify American support and harness that power toward effective solutions. Find out how you can connect with ecoAmerica’s climate action and advocacy in this October eUpdate. 

The election is less than one week away. Do you have a plan to vote? Where is your polling site? Use the resources linked below and ecoAmerica’s How to VOTE CLIMATE one-pager to make sure your vote will count — the election season ends on November 3. 

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TODAY! Vote Kids: Climate Change and the 2020 Election

Join us this afternoon at 2pm ET for a conversation featuring Aparna Bole, MD, FAAP, Chair, American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Environmental Health; Sophia Kianni, Founder & Executive Director, Climate Cardinals; and Diana Fernández, Youth Leader, the National Children’s Campaign, as they discuss how parents, pediatricians, and youth alike are leading the charge on climate action for health. 

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ICYMI: Last week, ecoAmerica’s Blessed Tomorrow Program Director, Anita Fête Crews and Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, Board Chair, Interfaith Power and Light explored our moral fuel for climate action and hope as we go into the final stretch of the 2020 election cycle. You can watch all Let’s Talk Climate episodes on-demand on ecoAmerica’s YouTube channel here.

Awards 2021: Nominate or Apply Now!

ecoAmerica’s American Climate Leadership Awards 2021 offers $155,000 and national recognition to climate leaders and organizations building political resolve for climate action at local, regional, and national levels, particularly those that are replicable and that center diversity, inclusion, and justice in their work. You can learn more about the prestigious awards committee highlighted to the left, here. Nominate by 11/2 and apply by 12/15!

Nominate or Apply Now
ACLS 2020 Recap

Miss a session or want to replay the American Climate Leadership Summit 2020 (ACLS 2020)? Enjoy this Recap including links to all the session videos! Each session was meant to expand the climate conversation and energize action, so share it with your social networks, coworkers, and friends who are concerned but not acting. Action on climate change, including climate restoration and climate justice, has never been more critical.

ACLS 2020 Recap
Ambassador News

Our Climate for Health, Blessed Tomorrow, and Path to Positive Communities Programs have held 3 Ambassador Trainings this past month. Over 100 new health, faith, and community Ambassadors are equipped with the knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and act confidently on climate change and solutions! Reach out to info@BlessedTomorrow, info@ClimateforHealth, or info@PathtoPositive to learn more.

ecoAmerica's Blessed Tomorrow Launches Unety Program for Houses of Worship

Blessed Tomorrow formally launched the Unety platform to provide a marketplace that connects congregations with accessible financial capital and vetted contractors for current and recent building efficiency and clean energy projects. With the Unety platform, houses of worship will be able to instantly plan projects, shop for vendors, and access one of the largest networks of its kind in the U.S. Contact Ani Fête Crews to learn more and schedule a demo of the program at

Health Voices for Climate Action

Climate for Health is a proud partner of the Health Voices for Climate Action initiative, which releases powerful narratives covering a wide range of health impacts from climate change. We are raising our voices to make sure that our fellow voters, candidates, and leaders understand that the climate crisis is also a health crisis and that urgent action is required to promote and protect health in the era of climate change, especially for those who experience environmental and health injustices. Do you have a climate and health story? Sign up today to share it.

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Feature Blog: A Pediatrician's Journey Into Climate Advocacy

“I am a pediatrician and I advocate on behalf of America’s greatest resource – our children.” This month’s feature blog is written by Dr. Lori Byron, a pediatrician and point person for the American Academy of Pediatrics’ initiative on chapter level climate advocacy. This blog is the first in a series from pediatricians featured throughout October, Children’s Health Month.

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