While citizens failed to push for renewable energy decades ago, we can rectify that failure by fighting hard for clean energy today. Only by uniting as a powerful political force – instead of passive consumers – and working for the greater good will we bring about major energy transformation.
Exxon was nearly a leader in alternative energy, but then in the 1980s began funding public misinformation campaigns to prevent taking action on climate change. What could have compelled the company to forsake a constructive path to take the severely destructive course they are now on?
When marginalized groups come together to fight for a common cause, they can wield tremendous power. Global issues like climate change demand that people unite to confront institutions that perpetuate social injustice.
Having a strong communications plan is essential to implement effective communications strategies for social change work, but it can be hard to figure out where to start. Here are three steps that can help make the whole process easier.
This past December, Maria helped lead a delegation of 22 young folks to the UN climate negotiations in Paris. We talk about that experience, the lessons-learned, and highlights. Plus, book recommendations!