Sightline Author

Anna Fahey

Anna Fahey: Senior communications strategist, oversees opinion research and distills best practices in messaging. You'll find her writing posts on how to communicate about tricky issues like climate change and government. Prior to Sightline, Fahey received her MA in political communication from the University of Washington. Find her full bio here. Email: anna [at] sightline [dot] org.

Anna's Posts

How Science Denial Derails Scientists

Scientists downplay risks to avoid "alarmist" stereotype. Rebuttals inadvertently reinforce myths.

A Sea Change for Weathercasters

Trusted messengers on climate and weather move from the denier camp.

3 Climate Messages That Win

A message triangle to engage and win on climate change and clean energy.

Smarter Street Talk

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways road tested messages about safe streets. Here's what they learned.

Latino Catholics Lead Their Faith on Climate

Polling shows that US Latino Catholics' global warming attitudes outpace white Catholics and other Christians.

What’s Your Climate Change Elevator Pitch?

Katharine Hayhoe, PhD, says: Start with values. Say what you care about.

It’s Accountability Time for Seattle Port Commissioners

Port of Seattle: Gateway to Arctic Drilling?

Latinos and Republicans Favor Climate Action?

Poll: Time for a reality check when it comes to the politics of US climate action.

Got Policy Solutions? Think: Brownies

A messaging recipe for policy wonks.

2014’s Five Fave Flashcards

The most popular Sightline messaging tips of the year.