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Climate Messaging: Lessons From the Marriage Equality Movement

In the run-up to the June 2 federal court hearing on the Clean Power Plan, climate advocates are in full force campaigning for the rule to be upheld. State attorneys general, a coalition of cities, and various environmental groups have filed or will file briefs supporting the rule. In framing the language of their arguments, […]

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Marriage Equality Just Reached a Historic Milestone – Is Climate Action Next?

Last Friday, the U. S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. It’s the latest in a series of political and social movements that struggled for decades before suddenly gaining the crucial degree of momentum. This interactive graphic from Bloomberg Business shows the pace of social change for […]

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How Peer-to-Peer Conversations Can Drive Climate Engagement

Congregations in Minnesota have started holding small, peer-to-peer conversations about climate change, according to a recent blog post from Climate Access. The conversations, which are part of a new initiative led by Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light (MIPL) with assistance from Climate Access, are designed to increase engagement around climate change among those who aren’t […]

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5 Lessons the Climate Movement Can Learn From Marriage Equality

Marriage equality is often hailed as the shining example of how a social movement can transform society in a few short years. Just 10 years ago, only one state, Massachusetts, allowed same sex couples to marry. Today, 17 do. How did this change happen? Grist’s Heather Smith sat down with key marriage equality leader and […]

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New Research: What Moves Americans to Support Social Change?

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce the release of our newest research report: Campaigns II: Recent Learnings from Other Social Movements. This case study examines the primary social and engagement factors that drove marijuana legalization, marriage equality, and Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign to victory, and provides recommendations on how to apply these learnings to successfully […]

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