Stefanie Penn Spear

Stefanie Spear is founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of EcoWatch. She has been publishing environmental news for more 23 years. Spear works to unite the voices of the grassroots environmental movement and mobilize millions of people to engage in democracy to protect human health and the environment. She seeks to motivate individuals to become engaged in their community, adopt sustainable practices and support strong environmental policy.

Spear is president of Expedite Renewable Energy, a company that develops solar and wind projects in Ohio and helps companies through the many steps of investing in renewable energy. She works on energy policy on the local, state and federal level to help transition the U.S. to relying on cleaner, renewable sources of power.

Spear chairs the Renewable Energy Committee for Sustainable Cleveland 2019 and is on the advisory board for Lake Erie Waterkeeper and GreenCityBlueLake Institute.

Follow Spear on Twitter @StefanieSpear. Email Spear at [email protected].

energypoverty

| October 21, 2014
There is a growing drumbeat being played by the coal industry around the idea that their product will "save" developing...
windgpfi

In as little as five years' time wind power could prevent more than...
omegafi

| October 20, 2014
We hope you’ll join us, Oct. 24–26, alongside speakers Vandana Shiva, Van Jones, Jeremy Rifkin, Winona LaDuke, Bill McKibben...
algaefi

It has often been used as a farmland fertilizer, and in some communities it is eaten as a vegetable, but now researchers believe that...
biomassfi

This “burn the forest before it burns you” propaganda is most prevalent throughout the West, but it’s...
antarcticafi

Increased commercial fishing, combined with rising temperatures and ocean acidification, is already affecting krill around the...
investmentsdownfi

Investors are being repeatedly told that money sunk into fossil fuels is not only bad for the...
growfoodfi

| October 17, 2014
Farm-to-table operations are helping to repair our food system by...
greatclimatefi

The Great March for Climate Action has marched more than 2,700 miles through flashfloods, blinding dust storms, excessive drought and...
frackstudyfi

The argument that fracking can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is misguided, according to an...
lifesharingfi

| October 15, 2014
Jay Walljasper, author of All That We Share, explains that these assets belong to everyone. “Some are bestowed to us by...
greenseaturtlefi

| October 14, 2014
Green sea turtles are an endangered species, at risk from poaching, incidental take in fishing gear and...
dirtydozenfi

| October 13, 2014
Picking the best in-season produce with the lowest pesticide levels or purchasing the most sustainable seafood at...

SPONSORS / ADVERTISERS