We Asked 17,000 People What the Climate Movement Should Do Next — Here’s What You Said

by Ryan Schleeter

September 6, 2016

Pressuring politicians? Check. Direct action? Definitely. Community organizing? Absolutely. Here’s how activists are turning up the pressure to win the fight against climate change.

The global climate movement is gaining strength, and the results are starting to pour in. We stopped the Keystone XL pipeline, kicked Shell out of the Alaskan Arctic, exposed Exxon’s history of climate denial, and halted coal mining on public lands — and that’s just in the past 12 months.

But the urgency of climate change compels us to do even more. Scientists have called this the “critical decade” for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and switching to a clean energy economy.

So, how should climate activists rise to this challenge? We asked you — the people at the center of this movement — what you thought.

Climate Survey Responses

Thanks to the thousands of climate activists who took the survey! Now we need your help one more time: SHARE this infographic on Facebook and Twitter and ask your friends to support the climate movement!

Ryan Schleeter

By Ryan Schleeter

Ryan Schleeter is a senior communications specialist with Greenpeace USA covering climate and energy. His writing has appeared in National Geographic, Grist, GreenBiz, EcoWatch, and more. Find him on Twitter @ryschlee.

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