Stefanie Spear

Stefanie is founder and CEO of EcoWatch. She has been publishing environmental news for more than 24 years.

Stefanie is dedicated to publishing cutting-edge news that educates and motivates readers 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.

Stefanie is president of Expedite Renewable Energy, a consultancy business that helps companies invest in solar and wind projects. She works to expedite renewable energy policy on the local, state and federal level.

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

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| February 16, 2014
Public documents reveal a plan by the ODNR, the agency responsible for regulating fracking in Ohio, to work with...

| February 15, 2014
According to the report, growers plant their marijuana in remote locations, hoping to elude detection. They irrigate...

| February 9, 2014
I received an email from Sarah Khan, a 15-year-old working to raise awareness about environmental issues affecting girls in Pakistan. She asked me if I could...

| December 29, 2013
I love documentaries as they have an incredible ability to educate and motivate people to care about the world around them. We need more people to be part of the...

| December 26, 2013
I find great comfort in learning more about the people who are leading efforts to protect and preserve our planet. Check out these not-to-miss interviews of...

| October 9, 2013
For nearly two years, EcoWatch has been reporting on the work of more than 1,000 grassroots environmental organizations worldwide and featuring insights of renowned environmental leaders. Next week EcoWatch will...

| September 18, 2013
I had the distinct honor Sept. 12 of meeting the founder of Patagonia, Inc., Yvon Chouinard, who was...

| August 31, 2013
Many factors come into play in reducing the overall costs for solar energy projects and creating stronger market certainty. The role that innovation and research plays ......

| August 28, 2013
Greentown Labs enables entrepreneurs to create game-changing energy technologies that will transform the way people live, work and play. With a focus on creating new ways of producing and consuming...

| July 17, 2013
As stated on the B Corporation website, July 17 is a historic day. It marks a tipping point in the evolution of capitalism ......

| June 24, 2013
It's virtually impossible these days to read, listen to or watch a news program that doesn't mention hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Nearly every day ......

| June 17, 2013
As if Bishop and his neighbors haven't been through enough from the invasion of this Canadian company taking their property via eminent domain and then bulldozing their land, now they...