July 2016

Communicating in the Swamp: How to Navigate Public Thinking About Climate and Ocean Change

This is the first in a series about framing ocean and climate change.

When people think about oceans this summer, they might think of a good vacation spot—a place to spread out the beach towel, pop up the umbrella, and relax under the sun as the waves lap against the shore. Or they might think of oceans in spiritual or utilitarian ways—as sources of beauty and mystery, for example, or of food or commerce.