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    Interesting research from Texas Tech showing how psychological distance from the issue of climage change can affect the effectiveness of different message frames.  From the article: "In addition, the closer something is positioned, sometimes...
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    Check out this great article from the Yale Climate Connections about the mental health impacts of climate change. Whether your community has been directly impacted by climate-related disasters or you're suffering from the fatigue of constant exposure...
  • NNOCCI Logic Model
    NNOCCI Visions of Success Our network aims to CHANGE the national CONVERSATION around climate change to be POSITIVE, CIVIC-MINDED, and SOLUTIONS-FOCUSED. We use EVIDENCE-BASED communications methods, provide SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL support, and...
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    In the course of your NNOCCI journey have you ever wondered, "Am I doing this [NNOCCI Thing] right"? While there's no one right way to be involved with NNOCCI, some of us find that as our lives and careers change and evolve, so does our relationship...
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    If you'd like to get to know your audience, Yale's Climate Opinion Maps are now available in a factsheet version, with one for each state, county, and congressional district across the United States. Use the online tool to customize the geographic...
  • Check out these great resources on climate solutions from Project Drawdown, especially if you're a classroom teacher. They have online classes, action guides, and some affiliated projects that you might be interested in, as well as an online community...
  • An image of food at a grocery story
    Monica McBride, who manages the World Wildlife Fund’s portfolio of food waste projects, spoke to the NNOCCI network about how food waste contributes to climate change. Monica introduced WWF’s work to us---how the organization uses science...
  • Ocean Awareness Contest
    Bow Seat's annual Ocean Awareness Contest educates youth about climate change, uplifts youth voices for ocean conservation, and inspires hope and action through art, creative media, and storytelling.  2020 Theme - Climate Hope: Transforming...
  • NOVA has created a free interactive lesson on PBS LearningMedia, Choosing Earth’s Climate Future, that can be completed in approximately two 45-minute class periods. A great resource for classroom educators.  "Using video excerpts from NOVA...
  • Check out this web-based platform that helps citizens in the city of St. Peters, MO to turn their individual sustainability actions into collective action by joining with other users to form teams and tracking collective progress toward city-wide...
  • Extreme weather events often spark conversations about climate change.  Terms like Snowmageddon, Polar Vortex, Weather Bomb, Derecho, Firenado, Storm of the Century drive the public to ask,  “What is going on with our weather” ? It’s important...
  •   Hi all, this infographic was developed by some of my colleagues at Bodega Marine Lab for the State of California, and represents a recent summary of the latest research on ocean acidification impacts to important species in California, from crab...
  • This award-winning six-part multimedia series by Claire Schoen Media documents the impacts of sea level rise and climate change-related flooding events in the San Francisco Bay area through the eyes of stakeholders in effected communities.  ...
  • We need to get more people talking about climate change so that our solutions are more inclusive and work for everyone.  We know that a majority of the country is concerned about climate change, and think that it's happening now, but they are scared...
  • Hi all Dungeness crab are an abundant and valuable species throughout national marine sanctuaries along the West Coast of the United States. NOAA research shows that crabs in their early larval stages are vulnerable to low pH seawater.  West...
  • Some folks in this group might be interested in this new (free) resource from Cornell on communicating climate change as educators (if you haven't already seen it).   http://www.cornellopen.org/9781501730795/communicating-climate-change/
  • Finally, Global Weirding is a YouTube channel featuring Dr. Katharine Hayhoe. In this space, she talks about climate issues through various lenses from the Arctic to developing countries and geoengineering to natural cycles. Dr. Hayhoe uses solid...
  • A great video to give you a good picture of what climate is, how climate has changed over time, and how humans are currently disrupting climate is the History of Climate on Earth. This 11-minute SciShow video narrated by Hank Green a cheeky view...
  • If you want the most up-to-date picture of what is happening in climate science, check out Climate Science: What's New? My OneNOAA Science Seminar – 07/2018. In this 45-minute video, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe reviews the latest science in a...
  • The Real Climate website has been continually updated since 2007 with the latest climate research and climate communication materials. It is laid out in sections starting for “Complete Beginners”, “Those with Some Knowledge”, “Informed, but in...

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