Want to accelerate climate action? Show people real-life benefits

In this opinion piece from POLITICO, the writer suggests that rather than leading with data and science to promote climate action and public support, climate resilience advocates should lead with issues people care most about like the economy and housing with climate co-benefits embedded in the solutions. Framing energy efficiency and decarbonized housing as means for household savings and job creation will accelerate climate policies, public support, and action.

Americans See Climate as a Concern, Even Amid Coronavirus Crisis

An article published today in the New York Times highlights the results of a new national survey, which shows that Americans' concerns about climate change have not been diminished by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On the contrary, the survey found that acceptance of the reality of climate change is at a record high in some cases.