Category Archives: Community awareness

An Inconvenient Sequel – now showing

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture now comes the follow-up film: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017). Amongst other things it shows what has elapsed in the past ten … Continue reading

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How to communicate climate change

BOOK REVIEW: By David Hamilton “What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming ― towards a new psychology of climate action” I have just finished reading this book by Per Espen Stoknes. The book explores the … Continue reading

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Music for a Warming World

Mixing entertainment with science. Coming to Hobart in February. Click the graphic for event details. Plus more info here.

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Invitation to our future ‘Vision’ forum

This is the fourth in our information forums being held in 2015.

Climate Tasmania members Professor Jan McDonald, Phil Harrington, Matthew Pitt, David Hamilton and Margaret Steadman will be presenting scenarios along the lines of: “What if….”

Followed by your chance to join in the conversation.

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Invitation to Food Forum

Climate Change and the Future of Food.

This is the second in our 2015 forum series exploring how climate change will impact on our common future and what can and should be done here in Tasmania.

Hear from three prominent Tasmanians – Rohan Nelson, Leah Galvin and Will Bignell… followed by a lively discussion. Continue reading

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Don’t even think about it!

Why do most people never talk about climate change, even people with personal experience of extreme record breaking weather?
What does will it take for society to accept what we already know?

Such puzzling questions have dogged the minds of many climate scientists and communicators for years. The key word is ‘framing’. We need better framing of the climate issue so that messaging of the issue matches how human beings think.

With this in mind, George Marshall’s recent book (pictured here) is essential reading. Continue reading

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