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Environmental Messaging – Are You Amplifying These Frames?

2018-08-21T17:01:05+00:00August 21st, 2018|Actions You Can Take, Climate Change, Climate Change Denial and Misinformation, Climate politics, Environmental Messaging|

Most of us are too busy to think. Yet we are constantly exposed to frames that reshape our thinking. For environmentalists, most of the frames we are exposed to are created by fossil fuel and right wing political think tanks. The result is that public opinion moves toward their [...]

Do You Know These Four Steps to Better Environmental Messaging?

2018-07-18T21:24:40+00:00July 18th, 2018|Environmental Messaging|

You have been infected by fossil fuel companies. You are now spreading their infection. Please stop and wash your hands. To understand why the environmental movement is losing, one has to understand how we are being manipulated by the fossil fuel industry. I’ve written about this subject in Messages [...]

Promoting Renewable Energy: Seven Areas that You Might Be Missing

2018-07-01T17:46:27+00:00June 28th, 2018|Actions You Can Take, Environmental Messaging, Renewable Energy|

I have a confession. As a strong citizen proponent of renewable energy, I admit that I have been naïve. On my journey of understanding what can be done to promote the use of clean energy, I’ve learned two things. The first is that the messaging is simple and clear. [...]

A Good Day – Not for our National Parks!

2018-06-28T19:23:06+00:00June 25th, 2018|A Good Day, Actions You Can Take, Climate politics, National Parks, Nature, Reasons for Acting|

A bald eagle wings southeast across blue skies on the north shore of Yellowstone Lake. We are just inside the east park boundary. Ian (10) and Teo (7) are playing in a snow field just over a pass. Being from Atlanta, they have almost never seen real snow up [...]

Environmental Messaging – Will They Kill Your Messenger?

2018-05-31T15:12:23+00:00May 31st, 2018|Climate politics, Environmental Messaging|

A Republican, a Democrat, a utility executive, and a construction manager walked into a bar. They had been invited by a lobbyist. There’s no punchline. This is what actually happened. I was at a renewable energy seminar in the Twin Cities. There were four people on the panel plus [...]

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