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    Here the visitor initiates the conversation and asks a question. The interpreter responds by asking the skeptic to explain their situation, and then frames the issue of diminishing salmon runs from multiple points of view for this skeptical audience.
    The interpreter talks about how humans have gotten where they are today and why people can change today to support a sustainable future.
    This interpreter is working with a group of children ranging from preschoolers to teens. She uses positive emotions to motivate the children to help find solutions.
    In this video, an interpreter raises a question with a visitor about how they get water initiating a conversation about conserving energy.
    A curious visitor wants to know more about ocean acidification; the interpreter uses an analogy to help the visitor understand what is happening with the ocean's changing chemistry. The visitor relates his personal actions to what may help the...
    Using the visitor’s delight at seeing a clownfish, the interpreter in this video likens the loss of eyeglasses for seeing to the impacts of ocean acidification on a clownfish’s ability to “smell” its way home.
    A visitor’s question about rockfish gives an interpreter the opening to use an analogy about being a couch potato to conserve energy.
    In this video, the interpreter builds on the visitor’s positive emotions about coral reefs and uses an analogy of osteoporosis to explain the risk corals face as the ocean acidifies.
    The interpreter in this video frames the impact of warming seas on seabirds by using question and answer along with analogies for a skeptical audience who initiated the conversation with a question.
    With a group of young Girl Scouts, an interpreter relates their positive emotions about the Steller sea lion to asking them to think about what they can take do to help this species in the oceans.
    Here the interpreter engages supportive tourists in a conversation that leads to talking about carbon offsets and things they might do at home.  
    In the video, note how the interpreter guides a discussion with a group of individuals who all acknowledge the climate is changing. (The topic was introduced offline, before filming started.) When facilitating a discussion with a group, give...
    (This is not a plug for a book) On 9/23/14 Rutgers Climate Institute hosted a lively presentation and book-signing by George Marshal for his publication: Don’t Even Think About It (Why Out Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change). (http:/...
    This pamphlet was developed as a simple start for beginners who have no background with ocean acidification. It is primarily graphic with some text to frame the issue. This is scientifically sound but it is not scientific in language.
    This report produced by the World Meteorological Organization outlines the human and economic losses resulting from weatehr, climate and water extremes from 1970-2012. It has excellent graphics and charts illustrating the regional differences in...
    A new report by the Yale Project on Climate Communication about how registered voters respond to politics and climate change issues.
    Great visualization of the potential for global change with just a  few degrees of temperature.
    This new report looks at how climate change will impact humans psychologically.