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 become engaged in their community, adopt sustainable practices and support strong environmental policy to protect human health and the environment.

Stefanie is president of Expedite Renewable Energy, a consultancy company that project manages solar and wind projects, and works on 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.


| June 6, 2014
This year's River Rally brought together nearly 700 clean water leaders from...

| May 23, 2014
Mountainfilm in Telluride, one of America’s longest-running film festivals, begins today featuring...

| May 22, 2014
This influential film "captures the passing of the monkey wrench from the pioneers of eco-activism to...

| May 19, 2014
In addition to screening some 90 leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival features...

| May 13, 2014
I'm honored to introduce David Orr at The City Club of Cleveland's Friday Forum on...

| 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...