What is the best way to create written or spoken materials that really inspire people?
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.
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.
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.
Social norms and social networks are critical for effectively communicating about climate change.
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COIN's Talking Climate team have partnered with Adaptation Scotland to produce a practical ‘how-to’ guide on values-based communication.
What is it that allows us to understand something is true, but act as if it is not? How is it possible to separate what we know from what we care about and what we do?
People respond better to stories of climate change solutions than a bitter argument about its causes.
Wealthier people are more susceptible to the trap of saying they won’t take action on emissions when they know engineering the planet’s climate is a possibility.
We all want to trust and be trusted. It reinforces the systems and practices that make normal life possible. But what happens if tackling climate change asks us to re-align these deep networks of everyday, implicit trust?
The Royal Court’s current production of 2071 with climate scientist Chris Rapley illustrates that when bringing science and the arts together the focus needs to be on respons-ability, not resbons-ibility.