Category Archives: Communications
A week after first releasing the 13th edition of its Times Atlas, the publisher steps up to apologize for its ‘incorrect claim’ concerning Greenland ice melt. Observers question whether that goes far enough and whether the flawed atlas and its [...]
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.
Readily available research tools from Google and Yahoo! help paint a picture of peoples’ interests in climate change … or is it, ‘global warming’? … providing valuable insights for climate communicators.
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.