Climate Blog

  •   Living in the Information Age, it is often overwhelming to search for information you need and knowing it is a trustworthy source. This is especially true for climate related science information for communicators to reach broad public audiences....
  • One week ago, leaders from around the world gathered in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit to celebrate efforts to curb fossil fuel emissions and to step up ambitions to meet the targets set forth by the Paris Agreement. Attendees...
  • (Example of an interpretive climate change message using Strategic Framing excerpted from a commencement   speech for the Harvard Extention School Museum Studies Program) Here’s a surprising penguin fact: much like our own communities, African...
  • (Excerpted from a commencement speech for the Harvard Extention School Museum Studies Program) The Role of Museums In Tackling Climate Change At the New England Aquarium, I spend most of my time working at the intersection of museums and...
  • In late January, ahead of the anticipated release of a new IPCC report later this year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new handbook for their scientific authors on how to more effectively engage the public and...
  • The National Network for Ocean & Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) has some exciting news for climate change communicators! Those of you who have received training in Strategic Framing® techniques through the network may recall collecting pre-...
  • Last week, the world’s leading voices on climate change gathered in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Since last year’s conference in Marrakech, the...
  • This is the seventh and final post in a series about framing climate and ocean change. When environmental advocates talk about problems, they sometimes leave out one of the most important parts of the discussion: solutions. This error of...
  • Today I turn 37 years old. This seems like an impossible number. In my mind, I am a vibrant 21-year-old eager to make the world a better place. I see opportunities to make a positive difference everywhere. I am young, I am empowered, and I am...
  • This is the sixth post in a series about framing ocean and climate change. So, you want to motivate the public to take action to address climate and ocean change? One of the most important communications moves you can make is to open with a...

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