My claim is if everybody were talking about climate change, if we were talking about climate change the way we talk about what happened in Charlottesville, or what happened in Texas, people would be doing something about it. If we were talking about just every day. Yes … don’t squander water, don’t leave the lights on, don’t take unnecessary car trips … put in double/triple pane windows, yes, yes, yes. But if we were talking about it the way we talk about these other issues, we’d be GETTIN’ IT DONE. And the evidence for this I present to you comes from my parents, … During World War II, everybody was talking about World War II. That’s all they were talking about. The music, the food, everything, was about winning the war. And so if we had that same idea about climate change. Or from my own lifetime, the Apollo Program.
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Media reports and studies validating the idea we can make 2018 a Climate Election
Nathaniel Stinnett, Huffington Post, Nov 2017. “We won’t know for sure until the ballots are counted, but it sure seems that we’ll be hearing from climate voters on November 6, 2018.”
American Climate Perspectives, Nov 2017. “ecoAmerica’s November 2017 American Climate Perspectives Survey found three-fourths of Americans report they will be voting for a candidate based on their position on climate change, with half strongly agreeing. ”
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Feb 2017. “A new study finds that majorities of Americans in all 50 states and all 435 Congressional Districts support setting strict carbon dioxide emissions limits on coal-fired power plants.”
Katherine Bagley, Inside Climate News, Apr 2014. “The 10 organizations leading the environmental movement collectively have 15 million members and an annual budget of more than $525 million.”