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How to talk about climate change: Ask questions

Sara Peach and Jennifer Marlon, Yale Climate Connections
11-17-2021

This article includes tips on how to initiate relational climate conversations with friends, family, and neighbors. Beyond emphasizing the transformative potential of these types of conversations on climate action-taking, it provides steps on how to get a conversation started, such as by centering the chat around personal connections to the issue and concrete actions the conversation partners are taking, would like to take, and perhaps could be persuaded to take against climate change.