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Engaging People on the Climate Benefits of Eating Less Meat

The livestock sector accounts for 18 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions – but most people don’t realize just how carbon-intensive our meat consumption habits are. If they knew how effective a global transition to a low-meat diet would be in fighting climate change, would it motivate them to alter their behavior?   It depends. […]

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How Individuals Can Make a Real Difference in the Climate Fight

Climate change is by its nature a serious and far-reaching issue, and it’s easy for people to feel overwhelmed by it and powerless to help. One of the most important things we can do as climate communicators is to show people how their actions can make a difference – and help them understand which behaviors […]

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New Survey: Oil and Gas Industry Insiders Are Concerned About Climate Change

Here’s some news you might not expect – the fossil fuel industry has joined the majority of Americans in expressing support for government action on climate change. In a recent survey of oil and gas industry insiders, nearly 59 percent of respondents said they were extremely or very sure that climate change is happening – […]

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How to Dramatically Increase Support for Climate Solutions

We feature a lot of polls on this blog – they provide valuable insights into public opinions about climate change. But it’s important to remember that poll results can vary, even when the polls cover similar topics. The reason? How a person answers a question depends a lot on how the question is phrased.   […]

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