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Climate Change and Cities

Climate Change and Cities

UCCRN is dedicated to providing the information that city leaders—from government, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and the community—need in order to assess current and future risks, make choices that enhance resilience to climate change and climate extremes, and take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Download the full report here.

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Toward Consensus on the Climate Communication Challenge

Toward Consensus on the Climate Communication Challenge

On October 26–27, 2015, a meeting was held at the American Association for the Advancement of Science headquarters in Washington, DC to discuss the state of research into public attitudes and behavior about climate change. Participants included social science researchers who study public opinion and behavior about climate change (researchers) and those who fund, design, and execute public […]

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Ask Mr. Green: How does my company start “going green”?

Ask Mr. Green: How does my company start “going green”?

My boss is freaking out about the environment. It’s kind of scary. He says we have to do everything differently. Where should we start?  (via EXHIBITOR) Sounds like your boss was paying attention last spring! That’s when a huge shift in environmental news took place. A series of big time reports all said pretty much the […]

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Ask Mr. Green: How long should we keep an exhibit to be Green?

Ask Mr. Green: How long should we keep an exhibit to be Green?

We’ve kept our exhibit for about seven years. Business is good, so we’re thinking about replacing it. How long should we keep an exhibit to be Green?  (via EXHIBITOR) This industry is built on a passion for creativity and new messaging, as well as remarkable finesse when it comes to construction. Inventing and producing new exhibits […]

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Life Is Short. Start with Dessert.

Life Is Short. Start with Dessert.

A colleague recently asked why his climate talks don’t engage people. In a way, he already knew the answer. He said he tells the story in the most familiar sequence, which begins with scientific evidence that human activities are changing the global climate. The story then moves through impacts and risk projections, many of which […]

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Ask Mr. Green: How can we choose Green hotels?

Ask Mr. Green: How can we choose Green hotels?

How can we choose Green hotels when we attend shows? Via EXHIBITOR With so many hotels encouraging us to reuse towels and recycle paper, you would think that picking the Greenest hotels would be simple. And it is, if you know what to look for. 1. A Little Fresh Air Consider a hotel that is […]

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Ask Mr. Green: Can you recommend a Green exhibit awards program?

Ask Mr. Green: Can you recommend a Green exhibit awards program?

Does our industry recognize Green leaders? Via EXHIBITOR That’s a great question and your timing is perfect. The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA) just launched its first-ever sustainability awards competition. Your company and your exhibit house can be among the inaugural winners. Called the Zero Waste Design & Build Challenge, the contest combines the […]

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What Happened in 2013?

What Happened in 2013?

The doors opened for new ways to engage the public on the climate issue. This has been a year for new opportunities. The overwhelming evidence that our climate is changing quickly seemed to hit home everywhere. According to Jon Krosnick’s research, majorities in every state are now convinced they are witnessing some of those changes […]

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