MyEnergy2050 Podcast – check out this podcast series

The MyEnergy2050 platform highlights the people building a clean and sustainable energy system. The founder, Michael LaBelle, an associate professor at Central European University, wants to tell the story of their work on their path towards a zero-emissions energy system by 2050. Engaging content in a variety of media formats. MyEnergy2050 website was founded to … Continue reading MyEnergy2050 Podcast – check out this podcast series

Rupert Murdoch eases climate change scepticism ahead of COP26

The media mogul Rupert Murdoch hopes to become the ‘hero of COP26’ by performing an about-turn over climate change, as advertisers pile on the pressure. Adam Sherwin explains in an article on the inews website.   Rupert Murdoch’s Australian media empire begins to ease decades-long climate change scepticism Rupert Murdoch has bowed to political and … Continue reading Rupert Murdoch eases climate change scepticism ahead of COP26

IPCC 6th Assessment Report – the authors understand the urgency of communicating the message effectively

Simon Torok, Honorary Fellow, School of Earth Sciences at The University of Melbourne; James Goldie, Senior Knowledge Broker at Monash University; and Linden Ashcroft, Lecturer in climate science and science communication at The University of Melbourne discuss the importance of effective communication in an article on The Conversation website.   Communicating climate change has never … Continue reading IPCC 6th Assessment Report – the authors understand the urgency of communicating the message effectively

Stories of climate solutions unlock people’s sense of efficacy and agency in the face of impending danger

The notion that humanity should have known, or should have done something about the crisis earlier — that we should be ashamed for our lack of inaction — is unhelpful for dealing with the climate crisis. Kamyar Razavi, PhD candidate in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada discusses the … Continue reading Stories of climate solutions unlock people’s sense of efficacy and agency in the face of impending danger

Disappointment in new climate information hub for SMEs in Britain

Opened to great fanfare, the UK government-backed Business Climate Hub has come in for criticism from small businesses that hoped it would help them to cut their carbon emissions and provide a simple reporting guide. Richard Tyler explains in an article on The Times website.   Climate hub ‘sends small firms on wild goose chase’ … Continue reading Disappointment in new climate information hub for SMEs in Britain

EcoTok, a collective of young influencers posting to video-sharing platform TikTok about environment and climate topics

Dance routines and cat memes are usually what goes viral on TikTok. But now young eco-influencers are racking up millions of views with videos on everything from trash to the rights of nature. Claire Wiley writes on the Deutsche Welle about the latest trend.   The Gen Z climate activists going viral on TikTok In … Continue reading EcoTok, a collective of young influencers posting to video-sharing platform TikTok about environment and climate topics

Britain’s tabloids framing environmentalism as patriotic duty

Britain’s right-wing tabloids have regularly provided space for climate scepticism. Now in a surprise move, these tabloids have turned to a green approach. For example, the Daily Express’ campaign is presented as a national mission, a “green crusade”. Pawas Bisht, Lecturer in Media, Communications and Culture at Keele University analyses this new trend in an … Continue reading Britain’s tabloids framing environmentalism as patriotic duty

A senior official in the Trump administration may have violated US law by publishing papers downplaying the climate crisis

A White House spokesperson said the papers organised by NOAA scientist, Dr David Legates, were not cleared or approved by the administration. Louise Boyle discusses in an article on The Independent website.   ‘Grotesque disinformation’: Trump official fakes White House approval on papers that downplay climate crisis A senior official in the Trump administration may … Continue reading A senior official in the Trump administration may have violated US law by publishing papers downplaying the climate crisis

Understanding the carbon jargon

You might also have heard references to “zero emissions”, “low emissions” and going “carbon-neutral” and many more. Jessica Allen, Senior Lecturer and DECRA Fellow at the University of Newcastle helps clarify what all these terms mean in practice in an article on The Conversation website.   Net-zero, carbon-neutral, carbon-negative ... confused by all the carbon … Continue reading Understanding the carbon jargon

A new coalition is monitoring the overlap of climate denial with other conspiracy theories online

Carl Meyer discusses the links between climate denial with other disinformation in an article on the National Observer website.   Climate denial mixing with other disinformation, analysis shows A new coalition is monitoring the overlap of climate denial with other conspiracy theories online, and one of its founders says Canada is not immune from this … Continue reading A new coalition is monitoring the overlap of climate denial with other conspiracy theories online