October 5, 2020

Stakeholder Perceptions of Offshore Wind Energy in Humboldt County

Ciara Emery, Eureka field representative for Congressman Jared Huffman, researched stakeholder views on a potential offshore energy project in Humboldt County. She reports her results, including possible benefits, concerns, climate change issues, and the development process.

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August 3, 2020

Building Citizen Engagement with Climate Change

Ever want to talk to people about climate change but fear it will become an argument or that it is hopeless? Communication researcher Connie Roser-Renouf talks about the research on how to persuasively discuss climate change to motivate your community. How do you encourage your friends, family, neighbors and community leaders to take meaningful action to address the impacts of climate change?

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June 2, 2020

Chill Out from Climate Anxiety

If we are to make a positive difference in our lives, we must avoid becoming overwhelmed by anxiety and fear. In this presentation HSU Environmental Studies  professor Sarah Ray speaks about ways to handle our feelings as we hear daily about the danger of climate change. Professor Ray is the author of A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet.

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