About Robyn Purchia

Robyn Purchia I'm an organic-eating, energy-saving naturalist who composts and tree hugs in her spare time. I have a background in environmental law, lobbying, field work, and most recently writing. Be inspired to connect your spirit to environmentalism on my site Eden Keeper. You can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



Author Archives: Robyn Purchia

Pope Francis Says Money Dominates Politics

December 18th, 2016 | by Robyn Purchia

Pope Francis had strong words for world leaders’ priorities, including United States president-elect Donald Trump last week. During a speech the pontiff decried politicians who promote corporate profits above the common good


Top US Scientists Rally for Climate Research

December 15th, 2016 | by Robyn Purchia

As president-elect Donald Trump announced his pick of climate-denier Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy, hundreds gathered in San Francisco outside of the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) annual conference. Their rallying cry was simple: support climate science research and evidence-based climate policy


New Energy Nexus Accelerates Cleantech Growth, Despite Trump

December 13th, 2016 | by Robyn Purchia

"California clean energy businesses are not the be all and end all, but they are providing resources for other businesses to succeed," Danny Kennedy, managing director of the California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), said in an exclusive interview with CleanTechnica. "I think that's going to accelerate in the post-Trump reality."


Lotuses Can Still Bloom, Even Under President Trump

November 14th, 2016 | by Robyn Purchia

I’m terrified right now because the fire Trump lit is unpredictable, chaotic, and dangerous. I tremble when I think about what he’s going to do to the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Interior. I’m already mourning the setbacks his new Supreme Court pick will inflict on the progress we’ve made



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