communication

Telstra’s response to The Big Wet

This resource contains the slides from John Parkin's (Telstra) presentation at the Australia - New Zealand Climate Change & Business Conference.
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The Role of Social and Decision Sciences in Communicating Uncertain Climate Risks

The newly created Nature Climate journal has an interesting article on communicating climate change. The abstract reads "A major challenge facing climate scientists is explaining to non-specialists the risks and uncertainties surrounding potential changes over the coming years, decades and centuries. Although there are many guidelines for climate communication, there is little empirical evidence of their efficacy, whether for dispassionately explaining the science or for persuading people to act in more sustainable ways.
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Risk Communication: A Vital Tool For Building Public Support For Climate Change Adaptation

Presentation which shows that risk communication is heavily dependent on constructive relationships as opposed to fact presentation. This presentation gives a brief overview of the types of risk perception and how risk should be communicated. The URL link is a link to the audio presentation.

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Climate Change: How to Report the Story of the Century

This website provides a useful overview of promoting the issue of climate change and engaging potential sceptics. It discusses how to communicate uncertainty and complex science. It provides the reader with a journalistic approach to a communication strategy.

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