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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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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 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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Uncertainty & the IPCC

The well-respected and influential journal Climatic Change released a special issue on communicating uncertainty in IPCC reports - here are some of the key points.

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How is the UK government promoting sustainable behaviour?

'MINDSPACE' is the UK government's framework for influencing sustainable behaviour. But what does it mean, and does it work?

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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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Latest blog posts

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How social psychology can help us understand – and even alter – people’s responses to climate change

Kelly Fielding from the University of Queensland explains the important role social psychology can play in engaging people with climate change.

Oct 28, 2014 No Comments
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Pictures — it’s a matter of perspective

Why a deeper understanding of how images are produced and consumed is so important for the climate change conversation.

Oct 16, 2014 No Comments
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For the love of…what exactly?

How can the 'For the Love Of...' campaign move from being a slogan to a rallying call for the climate change movement?

Oct 10, 2014 No Comments
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A sense of energy

At the Welsh Government Senedd building in Cardiff Bay, 100s of people – from national politi­cians to school chil­dren – […]

Oct 2, 2014 No Comments
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Protecting communities from flooding

A new collaboration between COIN and Exeter University will work with a local community in Devon to help build resilience to future flooding events

Sep 30, 2014 No Comments
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Do you know what they know about climate change?

Today saw the launch of a new cli­mate change com­mu­nic­a­tion ini­ti­ative – the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU). Staffed […]

Aug 27, 2014 No Comments
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