What is the best way to create written or spoken materials that really inspire people?
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.
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.
Whilst ‘getting the language right’ is only one component of a good communication strategy, words and phrases are still very important.
What are ‘values’ and ‘frames’, and why are they so important for communicating climate change?
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.
Public opinion about climate change has become increasingly well documented over the last decade. But what are the take-home messages?
'MINDSPACE' is the UK government's framework for influencing sustainable behaviour. But what does it mean, and does it work?
A huge amount of energy use is habitual. So how can bad energy habits be broken, and good ones put in their place?
A comprehensive guide to the best climate change communication resources available online
Is scaring people into caring about climate change a good idea?
Social norms and social networks are critical for effectively communicating about climate change.
Why are some people still sceptical about the reality and seriousness of climate change when the scientific evidence is so overwhelming?
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?
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.
Images are powerful tools for getting a message across but they can cause problems for climate change communicators.