- Points Leading Conservative Voices Most Often Make on Climate Change
- Sportsmen’s and Anglers’ Views Highlighted in New ‘This Is Not Cool’ Video
- U. of Washington Course: Science Students Learning ‘to Tell Stories’
- 2013 ‘State of’ Report Describes Continuing Woes of Journalism
- Jared Diamond, Yesterday’s World, Today’s Perceptions, Tomorrow’s Climate
- NASA’s Science Visualization Wall: Cool Is An Understatement
- Stations in Three Virginia TV Markets to Try Expanding Climate Coverage
Category Archives: Communications
Quick actions by key scientists reacting to a Times Atlas Greenland blunder reflect sensitivities and lessons-learned from earlier climate science data snafus. First of a special two-part day-by-day review of a public relations calamity avoided.
A key climate action advocate points to four key communications points she thinks critical coming out of the upcoming Durban UN Framework Convention meeting.
A 12-person student team addresses coal not as an energy story, but rather as a story of how our modern lives depend on an old energy source. One challenge: personalizing the story to help show how coal ‘lets us live.’
In real estate, it’s location, location, location. In climate change communications … it’s visualizations, visualizations, visualizations. Here we post some of the most iconic in the field and some having the most communications and information impact.
Climate Scientists in Mock Court Room Settings; From Arbitration to ‘Voir Dire’ to Full (Pretend) Trial
Nearly two-dozen climate scientists and educators spent an intense week being trained on the ins and outs of courtroom civil trial questioning; trial stages and proceedings; arbitration hearings; and communications with plaintiff and defense counsel, with judges, and with media.
The ‘hot’ terms of a then-hot public policy issue have cooled substantially in the past three years as advocates for action on climate change are shifting to more energy- and public health-related rhetoric to try to score their points.
The ‘paradox of progress’ illustrated by climate change prompts a first-hand participant in a recent Google fellowship program to ponder how best to combine scientific and technological advances with improved public understanding for the benefit of society overall.