CLIMATE ENGAGEMENT RESOURCES

If you're looking for messaging and framing guidance, these resources provide essential advice for climate communicators.

 

 

Collection Resources

A guide to help public health professionals communicate the health implications of climate change to the public, colleagues and decision makers.

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The pilot episode of the Communicating Change webcast series features an interview with Ed Maibach, director of George Mason's Center for Climate Change Communication and co-chair of the Engagement & Communication Working Group of the National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee, about communicating climate impacts.

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The story of a Crater Lake National Park ranger who shares his anxieties and challenges with speaking to park visitors about climate change and the five lessons he's learned through communications trainings and personal experience.

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George Marshall of Talking Climate suggests strategies for holding effective conversations with people who don't accept climate science.

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Don Knapp2011ICLEI

Five messaging guidelines to help local governments communicate about climate change science, impacts and solutions.

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A guide that distills global warming, behavior change, and communications research and practitioner expertise into tools and recommendations that climate leaders can easily apply.

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A national segmentation study on American social values that identifies barriers to environmental engagement and offers communications approaches to mobilize support for environmental protection.

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An article examining the best way to leverage the power of constituents by identifying appropriate actions and moving supporters through deeper levels of engagement.

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Based on a framing analysis of media and public opinion, this guide provides a strategy to communicate the connections between western water and climate change and spur policies to alleviate water insecurity. 

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An investigation of the use of climate "icons" to promote public engagement with global warming by providing issue saliency.

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A discussion about the obstacles to public engagement on global warming, such as, low-threat salience, system justification, and skepticism of climate science.

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This chapter, from a book on the politics of climate change in North America, looks at mobilizing civic engagement in relation to the public and private sectors’ climate governance efforts.

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A synthesis of climate change communication methods and challenges that communicators face, including disbelief, self-interest and issue complexity.

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Futerra2010

An article that uses two metaphors to explain how climate change communication can move from its current ineffectiveness towards a more positive and attractive 'sales pitch'.

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Futerra2005

A document outlining a set of 6 principles created as part of the UK Climate Communications Strategy, aimed at changing public attitudes towards climate change.

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Futerra2010

A document outlining 25 short rules - or communication techniques - based on international psychlogical, sociological and marketing studies, as strategies for changing people's behaviour.

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A guide to climate change communications and behavior change.

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The report includes a discussion of adaptation planning barriers and opportunities related to communication and education challenges.

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