Category Archives: Risk Communication

Posts about risk communication in environmental affairs.

climate denialism as hysteria?

(Posted simultaneously at Immanence.) Dipping once again into the public debate around climate change science — today it’s in the responses to MIT climatologist Kerry Emanuel’s op-ed in the Boston Globe, to which no less than 15 comments were added … Continue reading

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H2Oil documentary

Just came across a short portion of this documentary about the oil sands in Alberta, via the Daily Dish. The full trailer is here: http://h2oildoc.com/home/

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The Way We Walk

One of the hardest problems environmental communication faces today is to inform people that environmental problems won’t go away just because we choose to ignore them. On the contrary, they accumulate and spread into the social fabric. Continue reading

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Pew’s Climate Change FAQ vs. wonderingmind42

One person’s creative YouTube videos seem better at climate crisis communication than the venerable charitable trust. Continue reading

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Communicating about Chemicals

Conveying the risks of chemical exposure poses a major challenge. Continue reading

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