After 20 years of writing about energy and environmental issues, Jeff Biggers was frustrated by his lack of impact. Then, he stepped away to try something new – and (re)discovered a sure-fire way to engage communities in climate action that worked from San José to Appalachia.
Break through polarization, with stories
Polarization is the word of the decade for me, an issue clients ask me to help with, a lot. It's a plague of a different sort that has infected our families, communities, organizations and governments.
Climate conversation starters from Project Drawdown
I heard great practical tips for climate communications in this podcast featuring Matt Scott from Project Drawdown. Here are four things that stood out for me –– * Start by figuring out your own story and motivation for tackling climate change. How does it affect you? Why do this work? * Resist the
Bringing government science to Discovery Channel
In the late 1990s, a producer hired me to do the impossible – tell stories about government science for Discovery Channel. What's so tough about that? The feds were paying, so they had final sign-off on the stories and wouldn't allow anything that might make them look bad. But Discovery controlled