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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?

Dec 2, 2011 4 Comments
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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?

Nov 1, 2011 No Comments
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Public perceptions of climate change

Public opinion about climate change has become increasingly well documented over the last decade. But what are the take-home messages?

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments
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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.

Oct 28, 2011 No Comments
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Values & frames

What are ‘values’ and ‘frames’, and why are they so important for communicating climate change?

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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Language: words & phrases

Whilst ‘getting the language right’ is only one component of a good communication strategy, words and phrases are still very important.

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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How to go beyond social marketing

Social marketing gets results. So why seek to go beyond it?

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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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?

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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Resources for communicating climate change

A comprehensive guide to the best climate change communication resources available online

Oct 20, 2011 Comments Off
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Using scare tactics: does it work?

Is scaring people into caring about climate change a good idea?

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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Social norms & social networks

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

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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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?

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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Communicating uncertainty in climate science

Uncertainty about climate change is a major barrier to public engagement. But how much uncertainty is there about the facts of climate change, and how can uncertainty be better communicated?

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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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.

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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Visual communication of climate change

Images are powerful communication tools – but they have proven to be something of a sticking point for climate change communicators. How can images best be used to communicate climate change?

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments
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