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Climate Change Messages Are Hitting The Mainstream – But They Could Be Much Stronger

Over the past twelve months, governments have made enormous progress in working towards climate change solutions. The historic international agreement reached in Paris at COP 21, unprecedented bilateral agreements made between China and the United States to reduce emissions, President Obama’s Clean Power Plan focusing on transitioning to renewables in states and regions, and even […]

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Adopts Climate Change Resolution

The African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest independent Protestant denomination founded by Black people in the world and a partner organization of Blessed Tomorrow, has passed a Climate Change Resolution. During the 50th Quadrennial AME General Conference held in Philadelphia, PA, July 6-13, 2016, more than 30,000 clergy, laity, and leaders voted to approve a […]

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Are Your Visuals Undermining Your Climate Message?

The power of an image to engage and inspire people is enormous – but if you don’t choose the right visual, you run the risk of alienating rather than appealing to your audience. For example, polar bears were once the poster children for climate change – who doesn’t want to help an adorable polar bear, […]

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How Second Nature Is Helping to Simplify Climate Action in Higher Education

When communicating about climate issues, the clearer and simpler you can make your message, the better. With that in mind, our Solution Generation partner Second Nature has announced a major name change for their climate commitment initiative, which will make it easier for higher ed leaders to explain and understand what these commitments mean.   Second […]

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TV Stars Broadcast a Powerful Climate Message at the Emmys

To build a strong consensus for climate action, we need to bring climate issues into the mainstream. Sunday night’s Emmys broadcast helped accomplish just that by bringing a climate message into living rooms across America. As this Newsweek article reports, a number of celebrities at the ceremony wore green ribbons showing their support for climate […]

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This Lent, Why Not a Carbon Fast?

This Wednesday marked the beginning of the season of Lent in the Christian tradition. As you may know, Lent, which lasts for 40 days until Easter Sunday on April 5th, is a time of reflection and discipline when many Christians give up something and/or take on new challenges in their personal and spiritual lives, such […]

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Show Your Love for the Planet This Weekend

This weekend is Valentine’s Day – a perfect time to show your love of creation and your fellow man by taking action to curb climate change. Join 100,000 people of faith for the National Preach-In on Global Warming, happening February 13, 14, and 15. This event, organized by our Blessed Tomorrow partner Interfaith Power & […]

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Raise Your Voice for Climate Action – It Works

We’ve been talking a lot about using divestment to show your disapproval of the way some companies do business. But there’s another way to send a message that they need to change their ways. Many shareholders, rather than divesting, are using their influence to challenge corporations to take positive action. This Guardian article tells how […]

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Divestment: How You Can Help Make Fossil Fuels a Thing of the Past

We’re all familiar with the concept of voting with your wallet – refusing to patronize an establishment or buy a brand whose business practices you find abhorrent. But there’s another approach that may be even more powerful: voting with your portfolio.   As clean energy becomes more affordable and oil prices continue to fall, more […]

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Learn Why Health Professionals Nationwide Are Advocating for Clean Energy

American health professionals are increasingly concerned about the health impacts of climate change. That’s why organizations like Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) are strong supporters of the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which would set limits on carbon emissions for each state.   The Plan offers an ideal opportunity to advocate for an efficient, sustainable […]

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