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Bill McKibben: What Faith Leaders Can Teach Us About Effective Climate Messaging

From Pope Francis’ climate encyclical to the Episcopal church divesting from fossil fuels, the climate movement is gaining serious momentum among faith communities. But as environmental advocate Bill McKibben points out in this Boston Globe article, the link between faith and climate isn’t new. In fact, the recent surge in support is the result of […]

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Good Morning, America. Sandy Is Our Harsh Wake-Up Call

With media outlets across the country covering Hurricane Sandy around the clock, so far little correlation has been made to its relationship with climate change. In this Democracy Now! video Bill McKibben, co-founder and director of 350.org, and Greg Jones, climate scientist and professor of Environmental Studies at Southern Oregon University, help map out that […]

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To Improve Your Communication Skills, Read Joe Romm’s book Language Intelligence

In this DeSmog article, Brendan Demelle describes Joe Romm’s new book, “Language Intelligence: Lessons on Persuasion from Jesus, Shakespeare, Lincoln, and Lady Gaga” as a “must read” for anyone in a communications field. Demelle praises Romm’s direction on effective techniques of communication — how to form your most persuasive messages and tools that tap into […]

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ecoAmerica Director and Staff Stand Up Against Tar Sands Pipeline at White House

Today ecoAmerica director Lisa Renstrom and staff members Jenni LeBlanc and Claire Carlin stood up against the construction of the Tar Sands Keystone XL Pipeline that would transport toxic and corrosive crude across the country by participating in the protest being held in front of the White House. They were arrested, joining the growing list […]

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The Attack on Climate-Change Science: Why It's the O.J. Moment of the Twenty-First Century

The Attack on Climate-Change Science: Why It’s the O.J. Moment of the Twenty-First Century

Bill McKibben, 350.org, compares the carbon lobby's years long effort to discredit an increasingly large mountain of climate science to OJ Simpon's legal defense. He emphasizes that the great quantity of evidence and data supporting climate change provides a larger target for the deniers to attack. On top of this offensive advantage, deniers have more […]

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