On alternating months, we will pick a topic or theme related to climate change, provide a few positive talking points and some responses to key questions or criticisms. Our goal is to open up the conversation, focus on common values, and help us all move forward, together, on climate solutions. This guidance is grounded in ecoAmerica’s extensive research on climate communications, and our experience deploying it. See list and links below.
News coverage is saturated with the November 2018 elections, and you are likely to be getting drawn into related discussions. If you care about climate change, and want to persuade people to vote on it, you’ll need to be thoughtful and careful. You can be definitive without causing conflict. You can also be persuasive and at the same time acknowledge that climate may not be someone’s top voting priority. The following are talking points to help you speak with family, friends, and colleagues.