Guides

Communicating climate science

The evidence for climate change is so overwhelming that you might expect the facts to speak for themselves. Unfortunately they don't - which means that using the most effective methods for communicating climate science is critical.

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Encouraging sustainable behaviour

There is now a great deal of information available about how to promote sustainable behaviours – but it can be confusing identifying the evidence that really matters.

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Communicating climate change

What is the best way to create written or spoken materials that really inspire people?

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Social norms & social networks

Social norms and social networks are critical for effectively communicating about climate change.

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Breaking bad habits & creating good ones

A huge amount of energy use is habitual. So how can bad energy habits be broken, and good ones put in their place?

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Climate change scepticism and the media

The media are very important players in climate change communication - but what is the relationship between the media and climate change scepticism?

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Latest blog posts

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Is local always better for climate communication?

For people who have self-focused (rather than self-transcendent) values, 'localising' climate change communication may backfire

Aug 19, 2015 No Comments
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The Uncertainty Handbook

This new collaboration between COIN and the University of Bristol is a practical guide for climate change communicator on this most tricky of topics.

Jul 6, 2015 1 Comment
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When I say ‘climate change’, you say…?

New research suggests that the 'closed questions' favoured by survey researchers could be skewing the debate about climate scepticism

Jun 29, 2015 1 Comment
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The Pope and partisan polarisation

Catholicism and climate change in the USA: will the Pope’s intervention shift public opinion or further polarise a divided public?

Jun 22, 2015 No Comments
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Eco-Angry Birds? When climate change & pop culture collide

Is Hollywood finally reflecting the reality of a changing climate change? Or is the relationship between climate change and pop culture not so straightforward?

Jun 5, 2015 No Comments
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The Coming Climate Disruptions: Are You Hopeful?

This a guest post by Per Espen Stoknes. A psychologist, economist and entrepreneur, he has cofounded clean-energy companies and spearheads […]

Apr 23, 2015 1 Comment
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