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How to Communicate Climate Risks In Ways That Inspire Action

As scientists and policymakers work to put together the next National Climate Assessment (due out in 2018), they are striving to find ways to ensure enough people not only read it, but act on it. The answer, according to Alice Hill, the National Security Council’s senior director for resilience policy, is to communicate the risks […]

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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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Overcoming Climate Fatigue

The past few months have been marked by a deluge of new scientific information about climate change and climate impacts. There were the WG-II and WG-III reports from the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the “What We Know” primer from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and most recently, the third […]

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6 Tips for Communicating About the National Climate Assessment

Today marks the official release of the National Climate Assessment (NCA), a new federal report that details the impacts of climate change in a range of sectors across the United States. The report, compiled through the U.S. Global Change Research Program, will bring media attention to climate change. Climate communicators need to take care, however, […]

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