Most Recent Resources

  • Article on Dissenter Arguments Inventory
    This manuscript discusses the development of the Anthropogenic Climate Change Dissenter Inventory (ACCDI). Authentic dissenter messages were used to develop an instrument that gauges individual’s “buy-in” to misinformation. Through principal component...
  • A new report by the Nature Conservancy details the potential for "natural climate solutions", like sustainable forestry and wetland restoration, to provide more than 30% of the emissions reductions required by 2030 if implemented globally and at scale...
  • Check out the link above for some words of encouragement for the current climate action situation from the Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Julie Packard. “ We stand with leaders in California , and other states and nations,...
  • This MessageMemo presents the Strategic Frame Analysis® that the FrameWorks Institute conducted on behalf of the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI), supported by the National Science Foundation. To support climate...
  • A deeper understanding can change attitudes to and judgments about appropriate and accessible solutions. L earn more about gaps and holes —and discover ways to bridge them and fill them in with productive communications tools. 
  • This video was created by the incomparable Hannah Pickard, to share the story of NNOCCI, and the impact we've had thus far. As our message of hopeful, solutions-oriented climate communications spreads, we have developed a community of 'framing...
  • This resource was developed by PINEMAP and Project Learning Tree and the full lesson plan can be accessed for free ( CLICK HERE ). You'll have to create an account, but it's free. We modified the activity for easy printing (and if you need to...
  • This video was provided by the Bell Museum. This animation describes the carbon cycle and how it is affected by human activity. It was featured in the Sustainable Shelters exhibit at the Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota...
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    Green Teacher has launched a YouTube Channel.   In time, we hope this will grow into a valuable resource for educators. Among those currently posted, are those describing:   + How Google Earth was used by high school students as part of an...
  • This article, published on April 12, 2017 by Pacific Standard, gives a good overview of recent research published by New Knowledge Organization on the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) Project.
  • Social scientists have identified aspects of communications where seemingly small diferences in emphasis can lead to large diferences in how the communication is understood, interpreted, and acted upon. Solutions are possible actions to take to...
  • Action for you:  Help your audience be part of the solution. Share this innovation opportunity with your audience via social media or your favorite outlet.  Opportunity for your audience: How green is your dream? Youth (18-26 yrs old)...
  • Dan Kahan has fascinating research showing how the people who know more about topics like climate change are actually more polarized in their positions. Meaning the problem is not a deficit in knowledge, but a social need to conform to what our peer...
  • The National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation is delighted to announce a new online course in effective climate interpretation: Changing the Conversation on Climate and Ocean Change. The course offers an engaging, guided tour of...
  • This printable PDF has tips for correctly applying the research-tested  Protection value for use in your climate change communications.  Protection is a value that has been identified by social science researchers to appeal broadly across...
  • According to CNBC, the White House deleted climate change information today. http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/20/the-white-house-websites-page-on-climate-change-just-disappeared.html 
  • NNOCCI is one of six projects that form the "Climate Change Education Partnership Alliance (CCEP)." Together, the six projects work on climate change education using a range of strategies for connecting effectively with different types of audiences....
  • New climate interpretation tools available for Science on a Sphere® and more. What if informal science educators could treat scientific data like an illustration in a great picture book—a visual that brings the story to life and even helps move...
  • FrameWorks Institute has created these reframe cards, or cheat sheets, to assist you in applying NNOCCI's tested communication tools to your own messages.  NNOCCI members refer to these all the time to make sure our messages are as strong as possible!...
  • Ninth circuit court of appeals rules that  scientists can draw on long-range climate projections to determine whether a species should be listed as threatened. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/environment/article110407662.html...

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