Becoming Effective Climate Communicators
Communication skills are essential to having productive conversations with all different kinds of people about climate solutions.
CCL also offers live training sessions on a variety of topics every week. View the Training Events Calendar for a full list.
Telling Compelling Stories
This training focuses on the value of storytelling and how to harness and tell our own compelling climate story. For this training, it will be helpful to have a notebook handy in order to capture details of what you might include in your personal story.Start Training
“Motivational Interviewing” is a communication style that fosters collaboration with anyone. This training will show you how to use Motivational Interviewing to more effectively connect with your members of Congress, local leaders, or members of your own CCL group.Start Training
Climate Conversations With New Acquaintances
This training uses real-life conversational scenarios—situations we may all find ourselves in—to demonstrate bad, better and the best approaches to climate conversations.Start Training
Effective Listening Skills
Effective listening is a foundational skill for more advanced work in communications. This training is geared to helping us understand the phases of the communication process, and learn the seven key skills of effective listening.Start Training
Reframing: Moving People from Resistance to Support
Learn communication skills to respond to resistance by tapping into others' values and beliefs and finding a more useful frame that allows them to join our cause.Start Training
Talking Climate Change Training With NNOCCI
The National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) has specific recommendations for identifying common values, metaphors, and solution-framing that can boost your communication techniques and help shift the national conversation about climate change to be more positive, civic-minded and solutions-focused.Start Training