I’m not religious but I was moved by the force of what Bishop Geoff Davies said as his gentle voice of faith stormed into a thunder that rolled across the room and bounced off its walls. Continue reading
Nearly 20 years ago, nearly 200 governments pledged to inform their citizens about climate change and its effects. What is yours doing? Continue reading
A case of climate change communication and miscommunication, where science, satire, politics and the media collided with a crash.
Was Al Gore’s 24-hour climate-change information marathon a world-changing event or just ‘more of the same’? Continue reading
This collection is based on training presentations to journalists from around the world, and especially the global South, that I have given in recent years. Continue reading
The former shrimp farmer made me nervous. He was at least 6’4″ tall in his cowboy boots and he looked just like Pablo Escobar. He was driving fast, taking me away from his grand gated mansion in a suburb of Ecuador’s port city of Guayaquil and towards a private airstrip and a plane he had built with his own hands.
They were the biggest hands I have ever seen. As they gripped the steering wheel he told me how another plane he had built had crashed a week earlier, killing his friend the pilot. “That’s life,” he said with a sigh. Continue reading
Newspapers in developing countries are publishing more stories about climate change, but how much is locally relevant and how much is just recycled from the West? Continue reading
How do you visually portray climate change, a problem that needs action now to prevent impacts later? Here’s one way to do it. Continue reading
Research concludes that Fox News leaves its viewers significantly misinformed about climate change, while a leaked internal memo suggests the channel has actively deceived its viewers about the subject. Continue reading