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Corporations and Cities Lead on Climate Action

In the wake of the Paris climate talks, 400 companies, 120 investors, and 50 cities from around the world have committed to the Paris Pledge for Action, promising to move quickly to implement the climate agreement and accelerate the changes needed to meet our climate challenge. Kellogg’s and Unilever are among the corporations who have […]

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How to REV Up Your Clean Energy Engine

REVving Up at VERGE     I recently attended my first GreenBiz VERGE conference. With much anticipation, I looked forward to meeting more of my tribe – those professionals committed to championing businesses to assess and implement plans to use natural resources more efficiently and prevent further damage from climate change.   I am happy […]

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The Art of Persuasion: Framing Climate Solutions in Terms of Personal Values

The political divide on climate change is closing – but it still exists. How can climate communicators get beyond partisanship and focus on solutions? One very effective technique is to put yourself in the shoes of your audience, and frame the issue in terms of the values they hold most dear.   As this New […]

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Climate Action Has Already Saved the U.S. $200 Billion

A strong global climate agreement at the Paris conference will be a huge boon for the U.S. economy, according to a new report by the New York University School of Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity. Action by other nations (as well as our own) to cut carbon emissions offers direct cost benefits to the U.S. […]

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