All articles for the topic: communicating climate change

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Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide

This guide will help you explain to colleagues or the broader public how the climate is changing and what they can do about it. It includes insights from working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Suriname's Community-Based Communications Initiatives

This case study highlights the results of the UN Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) initiative in Suriname. 

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Serious Climate Games: An Introduction

Climate games provide a way to facilitate learning in an interesting, engaging and memorable way. This article provides a brief outline of different climate games and resources available.  

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Mapping the stories of climate change

This article shows how the online platform Story Maps communicates climate change impacts and relevant adaptation measures in the Hindu Kush Himalaya to a wider audience to support action.

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Key reports for the CC&E Network 2017-2018

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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A Guide to the Science of Climate Change Communication

Information and practical exercises that will give you knowledge of the science of climate change communication, and the confidence to apply this knowledge in practice with non-academic audiences.

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Learning from failures in communication

This article captures the key findings from a workshop at ECCA 2017 that aimed to have open discussions around experiences with adaptation communication to share and learn from what hasn’t worked.

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Climate resilience cartoon for the Philippines

This cartoon was created for local farmers in the Visayas to illustrate the causes and impacts of climate change, and to communicate simple adaptation measures for local agricultural activities.

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Communicating climate change attribution

A new toolkit from the Raising Risk Awareness project aims to help journalists and communicators report on the linkages between climate change and extreme weather events.

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Crescent Beach Community Addresses Coastal Flooding

This report documents the outcomes of a series of meetings with the Crescent Beach community of British Columbia in the summer of 2016 to discuss reponses to sea level rise.

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Climate Psychology

Per Espen Stoknes outlines the principal barriers and solutions to getting people to think long-term about climate change and to take action to reduce it.

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Climate and Syria

During 2015 the media started connecting climate change with the conflict in Syria and subsequent refugee movements across Europe. This report looks at their appraoch and whether they got it right.

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Seven principles for visual climate change communication

This report summarises the research underpinning climatevisuals.org and presents the key findings so that practitioners can take an evidence-based approach to visual communication. 

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Utilising Crowdsourced Knowledge to Enhance Resilience

WeFarm's free SMS service enables farmers to receive locally relevant, crowdsourced information from other farmers without having to leave their farm or invest any money.

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Building bridges and changing minds in climate communication

This brief synthesizes the “state of the art” on climate communication and highlights important questions and challenges that warrant further exploration, particularly regarding European policy

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The IMPACT2C web-atlas

The IMPACT2C web-atlas summarises in maps and texts the impact of global 2°C warming on Climate, Tourism, Energy, Health, Water, Coasts, Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystems.

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Communicating flood risks in a changing climate

This report and webinar is a resource for practitioners from field staff to policy makers to use when engaging the public around flooding and wider climate impacts. 

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The Uncertainty Handbook

The Uncertainty Handbook provides guidance on 12 practical and easy-to apply principles for smarter communication about climate change uncertainties.

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Visualizing connections: Mapping the landscape of adaptation research and practice through weADAPT

This working paper describes a collaborative project to visually map climate change adaptation research and networks based on semantic tagging in weADAPT.        

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The Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto

This manifesto describes the essential role of climate knowledge brokers in helping people make climate sensitive decisions fully informed by the best available climate knowledge.

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Climaps

Climaps.eu is an online atlas providing data, visualizations and commentaries about the climate adaptation debate.

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Community Digital Storytelling for Good Programming and Policy Engagement

This publication highlights the experience and lessons learned from a Community Digital Storytelling activity within the Integrated Community-based Adaptation in the Mekong (ICAM) Project.

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Services and Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in India

ICTs can play a crucial role in supporting public outreach, building a data base, creating awareness for the adaptation against the impact of climate change.

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Our Valuable Voices

Read about the storytelling project with the Cham fisherwomen and men in Vietnam which was the first time CARE Vietnam had used Community Digital Storytelling.

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