Over the last year or so, a group of us – including academics from NCAS and Leeds, Manchester Met and Cardiff Universities, as well as the climate charities 10:10 and Climate Outreach – have been taking stock of what we know about public engagement with climate change, and how to communicate about it in the
Creating Lasting Change for Climate Communication
The Climate Communication Project has successfully run its course, and our guidance for how to be more engaging when communicating about climate has been published, but we would like our journey and experiences to create a lasting impact on the climate communications field. To share the lessons we’ve learned along the way, the challenges we
How (Not) to Talk About Climate Change
Global warming is already upon us, but when was the last time you had a proper chat about it? A short light-hearted film called How (Not) to Talk About Climate Change gives some simple tips on how to broach the subject of climate change with friends and family, and co-stars communications specialist, and Climate Communication
Video: Sharing perspectives on climate change
As part of our community workshops in Manchester, the Climate Communication Project and the Manchester Climate Change Agency encouraged members of community groups to share their perspectives on climate change. Here, you can listen to these views.
Workshop 1: Evaluating the project
In early January, all the Climate Communication Project partners were brought together to provide constructive input for the project ahead. This was our first project meeting, and was designed to ask our partners a) how can we best audit public engagement with climate change in the UK and b) how can we appraise and share
The Climate Communication Project will be sharing resources, asking questions and collecting information online. To help us reach science communicators, you can use the hashtag #theclimatecommsproject when talking about our project or sharing our resources.
The project timeline
The Climate Communication Project received funding from the Natural Environment Research Council as part of the Engaging Environments opportunity announced in July 2017. Our main body of work will be taking place throughout 2018. Our project partners and leadership team are working together through online and in-person workshops to carry out our three objectives. Below,