THE BEST OF 2013

The Climate Access team has curated a collection of the best climate outreach and communication resources from 2013.

 

 

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A practical handbook for community organizers who want to leverage social media for social change.

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This best practices guide from Resource Media provides research and tools on how to incorporate visual storytelling into one’s work to help practitioners inspire, convince, and prompt individuals to take action or change behaviors.

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The rise of only a few degrees can have enormous direct and indirect dangerous affects - putting our prosperity, health, security, and the environment at risk. This report explains the global effects of climate change and recommends "stepping beyond current commitments" to reduce the impacts. 

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A detailed history of attacks on climate science, climate scientists and the IPCC from 1990 to the fifth assessment report.

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A new survey on Americans’ climate communication behaviors from researchers at Yale and George Mason University discovers the power that peers have on our willingness to act on climate change.

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As a culmination of a workshop, the "Common Cause" report and practitioner's guide represent several organizations joining together to present psychological research (theories and recommendations) that demonstrates that values are particularly important for the conservation sector.

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A report from ecoAmerica outlines how public opinion trends around climate change in the U.S. have moved from being a niche issue to the mainstream.

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A national survey from Yale and George Mason University explores public opinion on the relationship between extreme weather and climate change, with a focus on the role of how personal experience with severe events influences perception.

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An e-book that offers “tips for stoking fires and igniting movements for NGOs (and companies that care)”, as well as recommendations on web marketing and case studies of campaigns by groups like Greenpeace, LeadNow, and Mountain Equipment Co-op.

Download the e-book at http://capulet.com/noblearsonist

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A guide from Spitfire Strategies to help nonprofits and foundations successfully navigate “a trail of influence” by identifying—and eliminating—blind spots before they sabotage change strategies.

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A new handbook from The Resource Innovation Group guides practitioners through the process of building social resilience and enabling communities to prepare for and withstand climate impacts.

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