Climate Blog

  • 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...
  • This is the fifth post in a series about framing ocean and climate change. Our ability to communicate the science of climate change to the public is as important as ever. The outcome of the recent presidential and congressional elections and...
  • This is the fourth post in a series about framing ocean and climate change. We depend on our oceans and must protect them, yet they are often overlooked in public conversations about “climate change.” As a result, most people don’t understand...
  • Our global community is confronting a significant opportunity to change.  We understand that protecting what matters to our families: our health and security, special places we care about, and living creatures with whom we share this planet (people...
  • This is the third in a series about framing ocean and climate change. Advocates and experts are familiar with common—but often untrue—tropes about our environment. How can we cut through them and communicate in a way that deepens understanding...

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