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Information Overload: What’s the Antidote?

This post originally appeared in substantially the same form on Yale Climate Connections on Jan. 5, 2016; here’s the link to our original post. We’re reposting it today because our work will be featured this week in the Yale Climate Connections podcast series. Climate Connections consists of 90-second stories about how people are responding to our warming […]

Energy CEOs Losing Sleep Over Climate Change? Yes or No?

I’m just back from attending the 5th annual Oregon Citizens Utility Board energy conference here in Portland, Utility 2025: Building the Northwest’s Energy Future. Because of how the Northwest’s energy system is structured, the meeting was more of a regional conference than a purely state-level Oregon conference, with a good draw from the energy community […]

Can “Climate Fiction” Advance Thinking and Communication on Climate Change?

Last week, Mark Trexler of the Climatographers gave an interview to Dan Bloom of Cli-Fi Central on his thoughts about how to communicate the risks of global climate change. Dan’s blog focuses on “climate fiction” (thus, “Cli-Fi”) which he defines as “a genre of literature which uses climate change as its main topic.”  He notes that […]

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