Five easy ways to talk about climate change

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About half of people who believe that climate change is an important issue admit that they rarely talk about it. According to Yale experts, that silence feeds on itself—making it “normal” to simply ignore the issue.

Simply by talking about the climate, you can help ensure we’re also drawing attention to solutions! Let’s commit to make climate change part of our everyday conversations in 2017.

Here are some of our favorite materials to share on social media as a way to start the conversation:

A Quiz from Buzzfeed: Do you know more about climate change than the average American? Take this quiz and find out!

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A photo essay from Buzzfeed: 27 photos that show how the climate changed in 2016

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Art from Bored Panda: a series of articles on studio artists responding to climate change

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Street art from Matador Network: 15 of the coolest pieces of environmentalist street art you’ll ever see

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Vox: The best climate change visualizations of 2016

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Animation from Nature.org: Visualizing species movements due to climate change.

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Ready to do more than talk? Make sure you’re part of our Action Alert network. Also, be sure you’re plugged in to Oregon’s climate solution movement with Renew Oregon.

 

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