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  • Oil Companies for Carbon Price

    6 Oil Giants Announce Carbon Pricing Support – Be Skeptical

    June 12, 2015 • Climate, International Action, Original Content, Recent • Views: 677

    EcoBeat Staff – Shell, BP, Total, Statoil, Eni, and the BG Group recently announced to the chief of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) that a price on carbon “should be a key element” of international climate

  • Climate Change Is Something Worth Dancing For

    Climate Change Is Something Worth Dancing For

    June 11, 2015 • Art & Culture, Climate, Lifestyle, Original Content, Recent • Views: 642

              “Everything is political,” she says, “but art has ambiguity. It’s not dictating what you’re supposed to think or feel—it brings awareness of what it feels like to be alive now. Climate change is happening now.”

  • Science and Outreach

    Climate Communication: Science & Outreach

    June 11, 2015 • Activism, Education & Outreach • Views: 508

    Climate Communication: Science & Outreach is an excellent destination for those looking to understand the relevance of climate change to daily life. With informative graphics and interactive educational resources, this site is a great way to get up to

  • Effective Engagement Toolkit

    June 11, 2015 • Activism, Education & Outreach • Views: 310

    The Effective Engagement Toolkit offers a variety of resources to assist organizations in developing outreach programs that empower and inform their community. The “Choose the Right Tool” page makes the site relevant and accessible to community

  • Community Planning Toolkit

    Community Planning Toolkit

    June 11, 2015 • Activism, Education & Outreach • Views: 346

    The Community Planning Toolkit offers a concise set guides for anyone looking to take a leadership role on a project in their community. More concise than the Community Toolbox, this resources is a short guide with basic methods for community engagement and

  • Community Toolbox

    Community Toolbox

    June 11, 2015 • Activism, Education & Outreach • Views: 353

    The Community Toolbox is an extensive collection of materials to guide individuals and community organizations through the process of developing successful community engagement campaigns. This highly regarded resource from University of Kansas contains more

  • GIFT - Green Infrastructure & Forestry Toolkit

    GIFT – Green Infrastructure & Forestry Toolkit

    June 11, 2015 • Education & Outreach • Views: 750

    Green Infrastructure, the process of incorporating plants, vegetation, and natural processes  into design, is becoming an increasingly mainstream solution as urban areas around the globe look to become more resilient to combat climate change. In an effort to

  • Ever Wonder What Your Carbon Footprint Is?

    June 1, 2015 • Activism, Education & Outreach • Views: 608

    With all the talk of climate change and carbon footprints, it’s important to learn how your everyday activities are contributing to the climate crisis. Here are 3 quick tools that quantify your carbon footprint and offer suggestions on how to reduce