Most Recent Resources

  • sample high school volunteer training

    Each spring we train 80+ high school students to work as volunteers in our exhibit galleries.  Since 2009 they have been talking about climate change with the visiting public.  Their training consists of one hour in the classroom (this ppt) followed by on the job training with HS alumni mentors.  We added strategic framing into the lesson last year, although we have no delusions that they will become skilled framers.  More, we are using it as a way to talk about climate change in a hopeful and solution focused manner.  By hearing the concepts of values, framing and solutions, we have seen a

  • National Park Service 2016 Call for Proposals for Climate Change Internship Projects

    The National Park Service (NPS) Climate Change Response Program (CCRP) is now soliciting internship proposals for the 2016 George Melendez Wright Initiative for Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC). We encourage National Park sites, networks, regional program areas to submit a proposal for a 12-week paid internship to be conducted by a student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Internships must occur during the summer of 2016, though particular start and end dates are flexible. Up to 17 internship proposals will be available.

  • Global Warmings Six Americas_Audience Segmentation Analysis

    This report identifies “Global Warming’s Six Americas” – six unique audiences within the American public that each respond to this issue in a different way. It is based upon an extensive nationally representative survey of American adults conducted in the fall of 2008. The survey included questions about Americans’ climate change beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and actions, including energy efficiency and conservation behavior, consumer behavior, and political behavior.