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New ecoAmerica Webinar Now Available – American Climate Values 2014: Insights by Racial and Ethnic Groups

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce that a recording of our webinar on the climate values of African, Asian, and Hispanic/Latino Americans is now available online. The webinar is a follow-up to ecoAmerica’s recently-released report American Climate Values 2014 Insights by Racial and Ethnic Groups.   The 60-minute webinar overviews the various climate viewpoints and distinct values […]

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Register Now: In 3 days Webinar on American Climate Values by Racial/Ethnic Groups

  ecoAmerica invites you to join us for a free webinar on how African, Asian, and Hispanic/Latino Americans think, feel, and react to climate and change, including guidance on how to best engage these communities on climate solutions.   If we really want to make a difference in the trajectory of climate change quickly, we […]

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New ecoAmerica Research: Climate Values by Racial and Ethnic Groups

ecoAmerica is proud to announce the release of our newest research report, American Climate Values 2014: Insights by Racial and Ethnic Groups. This report builds upon the findings of the American Climate Values 2014: Psychographic and Demographic Insights report, released this past March, and uncovers the common and distinct climate change viewpoints, values and beliefs of African, […]

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The Conversation on Climate Is Shifting in America. Here’s How.

Climate change used to be an issue for environmentalists. But the national conversation on climate change is changing–and fast–to include the voices of many Americans beyond just environmentalists. The past few weeks in particular, writes NRDC President Frances Beinecke, have seen an outpouring of calls for action from unusual suspects, including farmers, people of faith, members of the military, […]

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Practicality: The Key to Making Climate Popular

What makes an idea popular? What makes it spread, catch fire, or go viral? In a recent column for The Huffington Post, communications guru Lisa Bennett explains that one of the key determining factors is how practical an idea is. Americans are hungry for practical, usable tips about how they can improve their lives and the lives of […]

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New ecoAmerica Webinar Now Available – The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce that a recording of our webinar co-produced with the American Psychological Association (APA) on the psychological impacts of climate change is now available online. The webinar is a follow-up to the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica’s recently-released report Beyond Storms & Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change.   The […]

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Americans Twice as Likely to Vote for Candidates That Support Climate Action, New Poll

Registered voters in the U.S. are 2.5 times more likely to vote for presidential or congressional candidates who support action on climate change, according to a new polling report released last week. Moreover, registered voters are 3 times more likely to vote against a candidate who opposes climate action. The poll, conducted by the Center […]

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Former EPA Chiefs Weigh in on What’s Needed for Action on Climate

Four former Environmental Protection Agency chiefs came together last week to call for action on climate change, according to a recent article in The National Journal. The most newsworthy aspect of this story is clearly that all of the EPA heads served under Republican presidents. But also important to note is the former chiefs’ commentary […]

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New ecoAmerica Report Finds Climate Change Will Have Broad Psychological Effects

ecoAmerica is proud to announce our newest research report, Beyond Storms and Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change. This report, co-produced with the American Psychological Association, chronicles the likely psychological impacts of climate change, from stress, anxiety and depression to increases in violence and aggression, to the loss of community identity.   The report […]

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How Storytelling Can Make Climate Change Real

For many Americans, climate change continues to be an abstract concept that has little to do with day-to-day life. But a new series of videos recently featured on the Yale Environment 360 blog may change that. The videos, produced by the nonprofit journalism group The Story Group, detail how climate change is impacting the lives […]

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