Six years after Maryland implemented ambitious targets for reducing energy use, George Mason University surveyed residents on their opinions towards renewable energy and got a big thumbs up for renewable power.
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‘The responsibility of the Department of Defense is the security of our country’ and the DoD is very aware of the fact that the threat of climate change will impact the way they do things and the stability of their systems and processes.
The clean energy transition is well underway and continuing to gather more momentum each year as more wind, solar, wave, geothermal and tidal energy is installed.
Spitfire Strategies has added another practical tool to their collection with an updated campaign planning guide that offers insights and examples to help design and shape successful advocacy campaigns. The tool is based on lessons learned from on-the-ground examples and organizes the process of campaign planning around six stages.
While it can be tempting to go into a conversation with a panicked look in your eye and the urgent tone of ‘we’re all going to die!’ this is generally not the best way to go. Let EcoAdapt, Freshwater Future and the Kresge Foundation show you a better way.
We keep learning that facts and figures don’t change minds, and that to reach people on climate change, we need to tell them stories.This report from the conference hosted by the Institute at the Golden Gate looks at how we can utilize the wonder of nature to connect people to change.
Storytelling is one of the key ways to engage and mobilise people to action. It’s also the way that humans have always made sense of ourselves in the world and shared our values.
Climate change was never just about polar bears or biodiversity – it’s also about people and our way of life. Climate change poses a big risk to businesses and how they operate, so the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has looked at the findings from the IPCC 5th Assessment Report and worked out what the risks are.
It’s not just our natural systems that need to be resilient to climate change – people need to be resilient too. ecoAmerica have looked at what the psychological impacts of climate change are and how we can make sure our communities have the social fabric to combat the mental stress of losing the ecosystems we know and love.
Nature always bats last, so responses to climate change like building higher seawalls are expensive, brittle and vulnerable to further climate impacts. The NWF has put together a guide for how communities can work with nature to prepare for climate change.