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PHILA: Can We Talk? Communicating with Friends, Family, Neighbors, Fellow Congregants, Coworkers about Climate Change
January 6, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - January 15, 2019 @ 8:30 PMFree
6:45 – tea/snacks
7:00 – PA IPL chapter business meeting
7:30 – Can We Talk? Communicating with Friends, Family, Neighbors, Fellow Congregants, Coworkers about Climate Change
According to Earthjustice, most Americans say that they care about the environment, yet a growing number believe that the situation is hopeless. And even those who think that something can be done don’t engage nearly as much in environmental advocacy as one might expect.
This disconnect between ecological concern and action must be addressed, given the broad public support needed to tackle increasingly complex ecological challenges, including climate change.
We’ll take a look at the Ecological Roadmap, a national segmentation study of the American public that organizes people according to how they rank more than 130 social values which help shape the public’s understanding of, and engagement in, environmental issues.
After some conversation, we’ll have a chance to try out some conversations/role plays with people who we’d love to talk with, but who see the world from some very different perspectives.
All welcome! RSVPs appreciated but not required.
Agenda / 6:45 – tea/snacks / 7 – business meeting / 7:30 – above program
Organizers: Philadelphia chapter of PA Interfaith Power & Light