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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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Crafting New National Narratives On Climate Change

One of the biggest challenges climate communicators face is devising messages that resonate with a broad swath of the public. New research from the Climate Outreach & Information Network, however, suggests that framing climate change in terms of national identity and national values can be a powerful way to build support for solutions.   Interestingly, […]

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A Pastor’s Perspective on Climate Change

For many people, climate is abstract. But for Rev. Dr. Salguero, it’s personal. In a recent op-ed for The Huffington Post, Rev. Dr. Salguero (a member of the Blessed Tomorrow Leadership Circle and president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition) explains how has seen climate’s impacts firsthand in the faces of the poor and vulnerable […]

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7 Tips for Building a Successful Climate Movement

Earlier this year, an unlikely alliance of cowboys, ranchers, and environmentalists came together to rally against the Keystone XL pipeline. The rally, called “Reject and Protect,” drew thousands of people from across the country in Washington, D.C. to encourage President Obama not to approve the pipeline. In this recent blog post, Climate Access staff members […]

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Faith Leaders Answer the Call on Climate Change Through Blessed Tomorrow

The Blessed Tomorrow Leadership Circle, comprised of more than 20 faith leaders from around the country, is pleased to announce the official launch of their new national program, Blessed Tomorrow. Blessed Tomorrow empowers faith leaders from across religious traditions to be stewards of God’s creation and inspire their congregations, communities, and other leaders to do […]

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New ecoAmerica Webinar Now Available – Engaging Mainstream Americans on Climate Solutions

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce that a recording of a webinar about our latest research report, American Climate Values 2014: Psychographic & Demographic Insights, is now available online. The webinar details how Americans think, feel and react to climate and environmental issues. It also provides recommendations for how to use these findings to strengthen the […]

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The Latest in Climate Engagement: A Carbon Fast for Lent

Many people give up things like chocolate or coffee for Lent. But carbon? That’s what the Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, the conference minister and president of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ, and 6,000 other participants across the country have agreed to as part of the Ecumenical Lenten Carbon Fast. According to […]

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New Research: Motivating Mainstream Support for Climate Solutions

ecoAmerica is pleased the announce of the release of our latest research report, American Climate Values 2014: Psychographic & Demographic Insights. ACV, conducted in collaboration with Strategic Business Insights, builds longitudinally on ecoAmerica’s previous research (ACEVS in 2011, ACVS in 2008, and AEVS in 2006), to paint a comprehensive picture of how Americans think, feel, […]

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Deepening Understanding to Drive Action: Climate, Conservatism, and Culture

It’s hardly news that climate change is a highly polarized political issue. Liberals tend to support action, while conservatives tend to defend business as usual. But what’s at the root of these differences? This article, published in the German news publication Der Spiegel, suggests the answer may not just be politics, but the cultural differences […]

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