Rural America Is Acting On Climate Change – Without Calling It Climate Change

02/22/2017 08:46 am ET | Huffington Post see full article here

By Rebecca J. Romsdahl, University of North Dakota

…..The results show that energy, economic benefits, common sense and sustainability are frames that are providing opportunities for local leaders to address climate change without getting stuck in the political quagmire. This strategy is being used across the Great Plains states, which include some of the most climate-skeptical areas of the country….