Category Archives for "Climate Change Communication"

Business Stepping Up on Climate Change?

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I’ve worked with dozens of companies since 1988 to explore their climate change risks and develop climate responses and strategies. The perceived role of business in climate in addressing climate change has steadily grown since the early days of climate action and strategy. Today you can find hundreds of blogs, articles, and books discussing the […]

Climate CoLab: Crowdsourcing Platform for Climate Change

Have you explored MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence (the “Climate CoLab”) and its ongoing contest to identify great ideas for addressing climate change? You can explore and vote on the proposals. Take a look at our two proposals, just posted yesterday. 1) Delivering Actionable Climate Knowledge – Right Information, Right Time; and 2) Climate Chess […]

Winning at Drawdown Chess

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Quite a few people in the climate field have been showing interest in Project Drawdown and the Project’s anticipated 2017 book (and database) covering  the 100 ways to best “draw-down” greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The list is detailed and includes more than “pure” climate issues—for example, it includes education of girls. There’s nothing fundamentally […]

Teaching the Ultimate Wicked Problem

Wicked public policy problems have generated calls for better interdisciplinary collaboration for decades. No one discipline can effectively tackle them. Climate change is perhaps the ultimate wicked problem. The high profile that the COP21 meetings in Paris received will reinvigorate calls to break down disciplinary silos in the interests of mitigating dangerous climate change. But […]

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