Aspirations, fears and sheer gut instinct…

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An interesting series of blog posts on the Transition Network website is exploring the ways we communicate about climate change:

“A relentless focus on the science of climate change has swamped the climate and energy discourse, displacing other equally important dimensions of the issue: economics, culture and psychological or social dynamics. And it has proved a stilted vocabulary with which to describe and discuss the issue that will define the twenty-first century” (Corner and Clarke, ‘Talking Climate’, 2017).

And the alternatives…?

According to author Kate Heath “… everyone who is talking about talking about climate recommends, fundamentally, taking a values-up approach – finding common ground in deep values common to us all, and working upwards from there…”

Read the whole blog post here. 

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