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New ecoAmerica Webinar Now Available – American Climate Values 2014: Insights by Racial and Ethnic Groups

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce that a recording of our webinar on the climate values of African, Asian, and Hispanic/Latino Americans is now available online. The webinar is a follow-up to ecoAmerica’s recently-released report American Climate Values 2014 Insights by Racial and Ethnic Groups.   The 60-minute webinar overviews the various climate viewpoints and distinct values […]

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Register Now: In 3 days Webinar on American Climate Values by Racial/Ethnic Groups

  ecoAmerica invites you to join us for a free webinar on how African, Asian, and Hispanic/Latino Americans think, feel, and react to climate and change, including guidance on how to best engage these communities on climate solutions.   If we really want to make a difference in the trajectory of climate change quickly, we […]

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New ecoAmerica Research: Climate Values by Racial and Ethnic Groups

ecoAmerica is proud to announce the release of our newest research report, American Climate Values 2014: Insights by Racial and Ethnic Groups. This report builds upon the findings of the American Climate Values 2014: Psychographic and Demographic Insights report, released this past March, and uncovers the common and distinct climate change viewpoints, values and beliefs of African, […]

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A Short Guide to Translating Climate Change

One of the central problems in climate change communication is that communicators often use words that are scientifically accurate, but don’t resonate with mainstream audiences. This stems in part from the fact that climate change originated as a purely scientific issue. In order to build broad support for solutions, however, climate communicators need to use […]

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How Climate Change Is Impacting Mental Health Down Under

Research on the mental health impacts of climate change is remarkably scarce, which is especially surprising given that depression is already the second leading cause of disability around the world. Much of the research that does exist, has been done Down Under, where a small but dedicated team of researchers has been exploring the mental health implications […]

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When Climate Change Becomes Heart-Wrenching

It’s not often that individuals imagine themselves 75 years into the future, living in a world deeply affected by climate change. Doing so, however, can prove to be an enormously powerful exercise, as a recent column in the New York Times illustrates. In the column, opinion writer Anna North tells her own story about what her life […]

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New ecoAmerica Webinar Now Available – The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce that a recording of our webinar co-produced with the American Psychological Association (APA) on the psychological impacts of climate change is now available online. The webinar is a follow-up to the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica’s recently-released report Beyond Storms & Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change.   The […]

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Register Now: APA/ecoAmerica Webinar on the Psychological Impacts of Climate Change

The American Psychological Association (APA) and ecoAmerica invite you to join us for a free webinar on the psychological impacts of climate change.   At this point, most leaders and policymakers have a solid understanding of the physical impacts of climate change, like increases in the frequency and severity of floods, storms, and droughts. But […]

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New ecoAmerica Report Finds Climate Change Will Have Broad Psychological Effects

ecoAmerica is proud to announce our newest research report, Beyond Storms and Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change. This report, co-produced with the American Psychological Association, chronicles the likely psychological impacts of climate change, from stress, anxiety and depression to increases in violence and aggression, to the loss of community identity.   The report […]

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Why We Need a ‘Goldilocks’ Approach to Climate Solutions

All too often, communication about climate change focuses on its tragic consequences: the increasing number of storms we can expect to endure, the adverse effects of climate change on our physical and mental health, and now, the lawsuits our cities may have to withstand by insurance companies. But a framework that focuses exclusively on fear […]

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