Climate movement must learn about building community

When preaching to the unconverted, activists need to offer the road to Damascus, not guilt and blame. … Illumination? Conversion? Witness? Epiphany? These words never appear in the discussions of how we might engage people with climate change. Campaigners adopt some of the components – attending a march is a form of public commitment – but without understanding the entire package. Our websites and blogs proliferate, but we invest little in building a real-life community. We talk incessantly with each other but avoid looking beyond our own tribe. (George Marshall)

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