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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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Making climate science simple & understandable

Climate Change is a challenge for communicators – it is a complex and incomplete body of scientific knowledge. But there are ways and means of talking about climate change that can make it more straightforward.

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Why are people still sceptical about climate change?

Why are some people still sceptical about the reality and seriousness of climate change when the scientific evidence is so overwhelming?

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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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Communicating climate change: the view from Sweden

Despite widespread concern, public action on climate change is not forthcoming. Victoria Wibeck asks why...

Aug 5, 2014 No Comments
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Bring climate change to the front door

Should conversations about climate change start with everyday environmental concerns like littering and anti-social behaviour?

Jul 29, 2014 No Comments
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The language that leaves people behind

For people to care about global warming it needs to be made relevant. The language needs to be simple and uncontroversial, argues guest blogger Jeremy Porter.

Jun 18, 2014 1 Comment
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You say “Global Warming”. I say “Climate Change”- Let’s call the whole thing off!

George Marshall argues that debates over whether 'climate change' or 'global warming' is the right label detracts from the bigger divisions that come from values, ideology and the absence of social/cultural meanings

May 29, 2014 No Comments
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NEW REPORT Science & stories: Bringing the IPCC to life

The facts are not enough: IPCC outputs must be coupled with human stories and powerful narratives to bring the science to life

May 14, 2014 No Comments
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A one way ticket to carbon heaven?

Are carbon offsets for flights a one way ticket to carbon heaven?

May 6, 2014 No Comments
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