[Grad-postdoc-assn] Fwd: Webinar - Communicating Climate Change

Vanessa Schweizer vanessa at ucar.edu
Fri Nov 5 09:06:14 MDT 2010

Dear all,

I am not familiar with Rose's or Whitmarsh's work, but if you would be
interested, there is this free webinar next week.


Vanessa Schweizer
ASP Postdoctoral Fellow
Climate and Global Dynamics (CGD) Division &
Integrated Science Program (ISP)
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
P.O. Box 3000 | Boulder, CO 80307 | USA

Phone: +1 (303) 497-1713
Fax: +1 (303) 497-1314

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From: Gudrun Freese <gudrun.freese at earthscan.co.uk>
Date: Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 8:32 AM
Subject: Webinar - Communicating Climate Change
To: Climate Change Info Mailing List <climate-l at lists.iisd.ca>

 Dear Climate-L

I would like to invite you to attend a free Pre-COP webinar presented by *Chris
Rose – author of How to Win Campaigns: Communications for
** **–  and Lorraine Whitmarsh, author of Engaging the Public with Climate
Change: Behaviour Change and

* *

*Communicating Climate Change - Webinar*

*Thursday 11th November 2010 *

·         Learn *effective* communications strategies for engaging the
public with climate change (and why looking for generic messages about
climate change is probably a waste of time)

   - Learn about the different roles the public can play in tackling climate

   - Discover behaviour change strategies for encouraging sustainable
   lifestyles and communities

*Register now for this free

* *

*Thursday 11th November 2010 *

*17:00 (UK time), 12:00 (EDT), 9:00 (PDT)*

*30 minute presentation followed by Q & A – your chance to interact with the

* *

*More about the webinar*

This ‘earthcast’ will give practical insights into how to develop *more
effective* climate change communication and behaviour change strategies. It
will present some of the challenges and opportunities for engaging the
public with climate change, but also consider the limits to public
engagement with climate change. The earthcast will also cover:

·         How unconscious values match to attitudes and beliefs that can be
used to design action on climate change

·         How NGOs could change their strategy on climate change and the

   - Different roles the public can play in tackling climate change
   - Behaviour change strategies for encouraging sustainable lifestyles and
   - Messages about climate change that engage the public (and those that

*Chris Rose *is an environmental campaigner and communications consultant.
He is author of the *Campaign Strategy Newsletter*, has worked for
Greenpeace, where he was a leader of the successful campaign that stopped
the sinking of the Brent Spar oil platform in the north Atlantic, Friends of
the Earth, WWF International and a host of other organizations on issues
from drugs strategy to fear of crime. His books is described by the BBC’s
Alex Kirby as: *“The definitive guide to the campaigner's arts, a
magisterial A to Z of how to win hearts and minds.”*

* *

*Lorraine Whitmarsh *is a Lecturer in Environmental Psychology in the School
of Psychology and Research Associate with the ESRC Centre for Business
Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff
University, UK. She is also a Visiting Fellow with the Tyndall Centre for
Climate Change Research. Praise for Lorraine’s book: *“...presents climate
change communication which empowers behaviour change rather than preaches
it.” **Mike Hulme, Professor of Climate Change, University of East Anglia*

* *

*Who should register?  *Anyone involved in communicating climate change,
sustainability, and related issues, and those interested in changing
behaviour – policymakers, professionals, businesses, campaign groups, NGOs,
students and interested citizens.

*20% DISCOUNT ON EARTHCAST BOOKS * Type EARTHCAST into the voucher box in
your shopping cart for a 20% discount on *any* Earthscan book when you order
at www.earthscan.co.uk. You’ll find books featured in this earthcast here: *How
to Win Campaigns <http://www.earthscan.co.uk/?tabid=102418> **and Engaging
the Public with Climate Change. <http://www.earthscan.co.uk/?tabid=102449>*

* *

*Gudrun Freese*

*Marketing Executive*


Tel: +44 (0)20 7841 1930


* *

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