5 Ways You Can Raise Awareness About Environmental Issues

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Know your civil rights. You can make climate change, greenhouse gases and the earth burning a persona issue. Find out how.

We live in a world that’s changing rapidly due to climate change. While many of these environmental issues are furthered as a result of large companies and profitable industries, there are a number of individual actions that can help fight climate change. In addition to making more sustainable lifestyle choices, one major way to take action is to help raise awareness.

Below, find ways to help raise awareness for these prevalent environmental issues. 

Establish a strong digital presence

A majority of the world gets their information, news, and content online. If you’re trying to raise awareness – for any issue or cause – it’s important to have a strong digital presence. Establish a strong digital portfolio by creating social media profiles, posting regular content, and creating a well-optimized website.

A simple way you can engage people around you and convince them to stay aware of shaping a secure future is using the power of social media. Social platforms have grown stronger over the years, and we have so many examples where social media played its part in making the world a better place. 

To establish a strong social media presence, make sure to post regularly, follow and interact with those involved in the environmental space, and keep consistent messaging across all your different profiles.

While setting up your website, make sure to prioritize speed, security, and quality content. Start by picking a reliable website host. If you’re new to website management, consider choosing a managed hosting platform that will help provide the support you need to build your website. For example, if you’re building a website on WordPress, choose a managed WordPress web host, browse through the theme and plugin library, and make sure to set up a great experience for your website visitors. 

Remember that you can only raise awareness if your website actually shows up in the SERPs. Optimize your website so that it provides a quality user experience and provides great information for all potential visitors. 

Hold a peaceful rally

Consider holding a peaceful rally in your community to raise awareness and inspire action. A peaceful rally is a great way to get people involved and excited about your cause. Prior to the event, make sure to invite community members to join via posting online, visiting local stores, and posting signs and posters.

The more attendees you get to your event, the greater the potential for others to learn more about the cause and get involved.

Get in touch with local officials

Local officials are responsible for representing the people that voted for them. Raise awareness for climate change by contacting your local officials. First, find the representative you’d like to contact at the local, state, and federal level. Then, write a personalized email or pick up the phone to call. You even have the option of showing up to a local town-hall event to share your concerns in-person. And remember, if you’re not feeling like your voice is being heard, make sure to vote for a candidate that will actually listen and represent their constituents. 

Talk to those around you

Remember that everyone might not be compelled to seek action with the issue of climate change. People may be too busy to get involved, or they may not believe in the cause. It’s important to be an active listener and prioritize raising awareness via sharing factual information that inspires change.

If changing the world seems like a daunting task, start by talking to those around you – your friends, family members, co-workers, and other loved ones. Continue sharing valuable information and don’t be afraid to have those difficult conversations.  

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