Climate communications in the media
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Tuesday 28th September / 10.00am -11.00 am London / See event in my time zone
This session shares a case study on the Australian media landscape with David Holmes, Director of the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub at Monash University and discusses the latest research on visual design in climate communications with Dr Rebecca Green Lecturer and researcher at UNSW Art & Design. Joining the conversation along with a live panel discussion is Randy Muñoz, Peruvian PhD candidate at the Geography Department of the University of Zurich in Switzerland.
Countering climate misinformation
Wednesday 29 September / 12.30pm – 1.30pm New Delhi / See event in my time zone
One of the greatest barriers to climate action is climate misinformation. Climate scientists have shown that humans are causing global warming yet little action has occurred to solve the climate crisis. The good news is there are ways to challenge perceptions and lower barriers to behavioural change. Join the conversation with Dr John Cook, postdoctoral research fellow with the Climate Change Communication Research Hub at Monash University, Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick, Senior Lecturer/ARC Future Fellow in the School of Science UNSW Canberra along with Professor Ben Newell, Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Deputy Head of the School of Psychology at UNSW Sydney. Followed by a live panel discussion with Matthew England, Scientia Professor of Ocean & Climate Dynamics at the UNSW Climate Change Research Centre.
Thursday 30th September / 10.00am –11.30am Auckland / See event in my time zone
How does our brain respond to storytelling? Understanding the psychology of communications can help us understand how to deliver messages on climate change more effectively. Presentations by Associate Professor Carol Oliver, a science communication researcher and Dr. Lucy Richardson is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub.