On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Annie Leonard, creator of The Story of Stuff and Jonah Sachs, author of Winning the Story Wars, about how environmental messages are created and which ones really make a difference. We'll also speak with Ed Maibach, director of the Center for Climate Change Communication. What kinds of stories motivate you, change your mind, inspire you, make you angry, and get you to act? Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. Does climate change need a new messenger? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.
(San Jose Mercury News) // There are still 1 million votes left to tally in the vote for Proposition 29, the San Jose Mercury News projects a loss for the proposed cigarette tax hike. A vast majority of the votes left uncounted come from districts in the southern part of the state, where there was less support for the initiative to raise the state tax on packs of cigarettes to $1...
One of the most imminent effects of climate change is sea level rise – especially in low-lying coastal areas like the San Francisco Bay. To documentarian Claire Schoen, this story isn’t about the science of what’s going to happen. That part is settled. She says the question is how we’re going to adapt.
KALW’s Ben Trefny sat down with Schoen to discuss her latest documentary about climate change, RISE.
BEN TREFNY: What inspired you to make this documentary?