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"A lot of us hate simplicity, and we hate repetition -- but that's what works," affirms Fenton Communications founder David Fenton, emphasizing the potency of simple messages...
Part of What the 2030 Climate Deadline Really Means, February 2020
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People need to be able to explain why climate mobilization is critical in order to arouse the public into action, says campaign veteran David Fenton, founder of Fenton...
Part of What the 2030 Climate Deadline Really Means, February 2020
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Are we on track to meet our climate deadline? For years, scientists have been saying that the climate battle will be won or lost in the next decade. The IPCC has stated that...
Part of What the 2030 Climate Deadline Really Means, February 2020
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This program was recorded at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 26, 2020, just before coronavirus was declared a global pandemic and overturned our daily...
Part of Me vs. We: What Matters Most for Climate Action? , February 2020
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March 24th, 2020
WATCH LIVESTREAM Why does an invisible, life-threatening virus prompt a nationwide emergency, but invisible, life-threatening gases don’t? Experts have been emphasizing the...
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When talking to people, you've got to address them where their brains are, says George Lakoff, professor of cognitive science and linguistics at UC Berkeley. In addressing...
Part of Me vs. We: What Matters Most for Climate Action? , February 2020
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"Only emergency-speed, transformative change of all of our systems can protect us, and the only way we're going to achieve [that] is building a movement that tells the truth...
Part of Me vs. We: What Matters Most for Climate Action? , February 2020
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Amanda Joy Ravenhill, executive director of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, encourages thinking beyond "doing less bad" -- reducing your carbon footprint -- to considering...
Part of Me vs. We: What Matters Most for Climate Action? , February 2020
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Adjunct Economics Professor, College of William & Mary

Peter Atwater is a pioneer in the field of confidence-driven decision-making, studying how and why our confidence level naturally determines consumer preferences, decisions...
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Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

For more than a decade, Robert H. Frank's "Economic View" column appeared monthly in The New York Times. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis professor of management and...
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Whitmore-Williams Professor of Psychology, College of Wooster

Susan Clayton considers herself a conservation psychologist: interested in understanding and promoting a healthy relationship between humans and nature. She is the Whitmore-...
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April 16th, 2020
WATCH LIVE When institutional investors divest from fossil fuel companies does it have more than symbolic impact? Universities, pension funds and other asset managers have...
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Portfolio Manager, Parnassus Investments

Lori Keith is portfolio manager of the Parnassus Mid Cap Fund with responsibility for portfolio management for the firm’s Mid Cap strategy. She joined Parnassus Investments...
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Can trees and businesses get along? Business leaders know that consumers are concerned about the environmental footprint of the products they buy. Does that lead to...
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April 3rd, 2020
What can the spread of coronavirus teach us about the spread of climate change? Both crises have  global reach, invisible perpetrators, and require aggressive, early action...
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Interim Director, The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard C-CHANGE)

Aaron Bernstein focuses on the health impacts of the climate crisis on children’s health and advancing solutions to address its causes to improve the health and wellbeing of...
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Associate Entomology Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brian Allan studies the consequences of environmental change, including human land-use and climate change, for human exposure to vector-borne diseases (those transmitted by...
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Director of Environment and Health, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Barbara Gottlieb guides Physicians for Social Responsibility's national work on climate, energy and air quality. She is the lead author or coauthor of PSR’s major reports on...
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How do human beings respond to invisible threats like the coronavirus and carbon pollution? One threat is personal, direct, and close – touch an infected surface or talk too...
Part of COVID-19 and Climate: Human Response , March 2020
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Humans look to place blame for everything from a stubbed toe to bad government policies, says Susan Clayton, professor of psychology and environmental studies at the College...
Part of COVID-19 and Climate: Human Response , March 2020

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