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New Report: Morality May Be the Key to Engaging Americans on Climate Change

As we’ve mentioned here before, 2015 was a pivotal year for the climate movement – in large part because faith leaders like Pope Francis helped reframe climate change as a moral issue. A new study by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication found that this message could resonate well with Americans who are currently […]

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5 Insights That Make Climate Communication Easier

The science on climate change is clear, the benefits of climate solutions are ever more apparent – so why is this subject still so hard to talk about? As this Huffington Post article explains, all too often climate communications are overwhelming, polarizing, and abstract. As a result, people tend to tune out. The article highlights […]

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New Poll: 83% of Americans Support Action on Climate

New poll results released this week by the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication reveal that Americans are supportive of action on climate change and have clear opinions about who can and should take this action.   Here are a few of poll’s key […]

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New Research: How to Move Americans on Climate

Poll results just released by the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication reveal a host of new findings about Americans’ climate attitudes and beliefs. While these findings provide valuable information to policymakers and advocates about where America is on climate, they can also guide […]

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Rebound in American Engagement on Climate Continues [Report]

According to a new analysis of the Global Warming’s Six Americas surveys, there was a sharp decline in public engagement from the fall of 2008 to January 2010, and a gradual rebound starting in June 2010. The rebound in public engagement has continued: the Alarmed, Concerned and Cautious audience segments once again comprise 70% of […]

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New Climate Change Communication Primer for Public Health Professionals

Conveying the Human Implications of Climate Change:  A Climate Change Communication Primer for Public Health Professionals," a report by George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication, is calling on the health care sector to be a lead voice for climate solutions.  The report addresses why public health professionals should talk about climate change, with […]

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Poll: American Opinion on Climate Change Warms Up

Poll: American Opinion on Climate Change Warms Up

According to Yale and George Mason Universities' poll, Americans' concern about global warming has recently increased. Between January and June, Americans' belief that global warming is happening increased by 4 pts to 61%. At the same time, belief that warming is caused by human activities rose 3 pts to 50% and the % who worry […]

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