Use your voice

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Talk about the urgency of climate change and what actions you are taking in your life to friends, family and colleagues.

Why is this important?

Your voice and example is powerful and sharing it with others is one of the best ways you can inspire hope and action.

We can change the fact that only one in five Americans have people they know talk to them regularly about Climate Change. (Source)

You don’t have to be perfect. As you make positive changes to reduce your carbon footprint share your journey and experiences with others.

Key Actions


Constructive climate conversations

Learn how to initiate a conversation about climate change and the best ways to talk about it to inspire action.


Action:

  1. Use these five great tips to remember during climate conversations.

  2. Read this great resource with tips to talk about climate change with your family.

  3. Use your voice at work. Check out our employee action guide.

  4. Watch this inspiring TED Talk by Katharine Hayhoe - The most important thing you can do to fight climate change: talk about it.

  5. Take your climate communication skills to the next step and join over 15,000 people who have taken a Climate Reality training.


Constructive climate conversations


Learn how to initiate a conversation about climate change and the best ways to talk about it to inspire action.

Action:

  1. Use these five great tips to remember during climate conversations.

  2. Read this great resource with tips to talk about climate change with your family.

  3. Use your voice at work. Check out our employee action guide.

  4. Watch this inspiring TED Talk by Katharine Hayhoe - The most important thing you can do to fight climate change: talk about it.

  5. Take your climate communication skills to the next step and join over 15,000 people who have taken a Climate Reality training.

Improve your climate change knowledge

You don’t have to be a climate scientist to talk about climate change and there is a wealth of information available to strengthen your understanding and effectiveness..


Action:

  1. Check out NASA’s website on climate change which presents Earth’s vital signs and climate news in a compelling way.

  2. Students can train to become climate leaders through the Earth DNA’s ambassador training

  3. Read a summary of the 1.5°C climate report, ost authoritative scientific body on climate change.

  4. Access The Earth Journalism Network’s database of useful information and articles. 

  5. Read about the effects of climate change on public health.


Improve your climate change knowledge


You don’t have to be a climate scientist to talk about climate change and there is a wealth of information available to strengthen your understanding and effectiveness..

Action:

  1. Check out NASA’s website on climate change which presents Earth’s vital signs and climate news in a compelling way.

  2. Students can train to become climate leaders through the Earth DNA’s ambassador training

  3. Read a summary of the 1.5°C climate report, ost authoritative scientific body on climate change.

  4. Access The Earth Journalism Network’s database of useful information and articles. 

  5. Read about the effects of climate change on public health.

Use social media

Connect with others online and use social media to share your climate journey.


Action:

  1. Post the climate actions you are taking across your social media platforms and set a great example for others.

  2. Follow and share these great climate twitter accounts and stay up to date. 

  3. Get inspired by our beautiful world and follow these incredible wildlife photographers. 

  4. Join or follow groups working on climate change and learn how others are building a climate-safe world.


Use social media


Connect with others online and use social media to share your climate journey.

Action:

  1. Post the climate actions you are taking across your social media platforms and set a great example for others.

  2. Follow and share these great climate twitter accounts and stay up to date. 

  3. Get inspired by our beautiful world and follow these incredible wildlife photographers. 

  4. Join or follow groups working on climate change and learn how others are building a climate-safe world.

How it adds up

Climate scientist and one of the world’s top climate communicators Katharine Hayhoe, says the most important thing you can do to fight climate change is to talk about it. 

More people are talking about climate change and PEW research found concerns about climate change have risen significantly in many countries since 2013. (Source

Humans are a social species and we pay attention to what others are saying and doing. Be the change you want to see in the world.

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