Climate story-time in America
Here is a series of headlines that tell a story:
New Research: How to Move Americans on Climate
Great, practical tips for addressing the first two items! Basically: make it personal, make it emotional, don’t overload on the science, and emphasize protecting future generations.
Flashcard: how to talk about climate in the cold
“So much for that climate change, eh?!” Sightline has a run down of how to talk about global warming in the polar vortex. I like their analogy: “think of climate as personality and weather as mood.”
Behavior change: make it easy
One third of the food produced for humans is wasted; that’s 1.3 billion metric tons of uneaten food annually. Considering the carbon footprint of growing and shipping that food, along with people starving worldwide, this is a ridiculous figure. How can we solve it?
Commercially convincing and cyclist safe
Great news – bike lanes keep people safe and are good for local businesses! This is a win, win, win –
could be good for arguments that environment measures necessarily cause economic harm.