Scare tactics and green issues

Scare tactics and green issues
Scare tactics and green issues

Scare tactics and green issues

Kate Sackman of EcoMyths Alliance says “Many environmental organizations use scare tactics to motivate people to take action…For most people, the end result is that they are overwhelmed and too discouraged to act.” For our EcoMyths series, we’ll talk with Sackman and Diane Wood, president of the National Environmental Education Foundation about different methods used to inspire people to get engaged on green issues. PHOTO: Environmental activists shout slogans as they form the phrase “Stop The Killings” outside the Japanese Embassy Monday, Sept.1, 2014 south of Manila, Philippines, to protest the annual hunting of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)